CHAPTER 488

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER THIRTY-SIX

TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies

SUBJECT: Establishment of a Comprehensive Health Planning Council

WHEREAS, the Federal government has recognized the need for the extension and improvement of comprehensive health planning and public health services by passing the Comprehensive Health Planning and Public Health Services Amendments of 1966 (P.L. 89-749); and

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware wishes to promote and assure the highest level of health for all of its citizens; and

WHEREAS, Public Law 89-749 recognizes the need for effective cooperation between the Federal, state and local governments, private non-profit health organizations, the medical profession and consumers of health services if this goal is to be obtained; and

WHEREAS, on January 30, 1967, I previously designated the State Board of Health as the single state agency to administer and supervise the state's health planning functions resulting from implementation of P.L. 89-749:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of Delaware, do hereby establish an Advisory Council to be entitled the Comprehensive State Health Planning Council whose purpose shall be to advise the State Board of Health in carrying out its functions under the comprehensive state plan. A majority of membership of such Council shall be representative of consumers of health services.

Approved this 14th day of August, 1968.

(GREAT SEAL)

CHARLES L. TERRY, JR.

Governor

Attest:

ELISHA C. DUKES

Secretary of State