STATE OF DELAWARE
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
Secretary of State