CHAPTER 799

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

EXECUTIVE ORDER

NUMBER FIVE

TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies

RE: Moratorium on Hiring of Personnel

WHEREAS, there is currently being conducted a study of the State Departments and Agencies which will soon result in reports and recommendations with regard to increasing the efficiency of State government; and

WHEREAS, the implementation of these recommendations may result in changes in the number of personnel employed by the Departments and Agencies; and

WHEREAS, to the extent practicable it is desirable to fill vacancies created by the implementation of the recommendations with persons whose jobs have been eliminated by the same:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RUSSELL W. PETERSON, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare and order as follows:

1. Until further notice, there shall be no further hiring of personnel without approval of my Office.

2. Applications for permission for hiring of personnel should be referred to the Director of the State Personnel Commission.

Approved this 15th day of April, 1969.

(GREAT SEAL) RUSSELL W. PETERSON

Governor

Attest:

EUGENE BUNTING

Secretary of State