STATE OF DELAWARE
TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies
RE: Effectuation of the Department of Health and Social Services
WHEREAS, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware, Chapter 301, creates the Department of Health and Social Services; and
WHEREAS, Section 2 of that Act states that the provisions of the said Act "shall become effective on the date the Governor signs an Executive Order stating that he has found it administratively feasible to implement" the provisions of that Act; and
WHEREAS, I find it will be administratively feasible to implement the provisions of 57 Delaware Laws, Chapter 301, on the date that the Secretary of this Department will take his oath of office, said date being March 16, 1970.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, RUSSELL W. PETERSON, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare as follows:
That all the provisions of 57 Delaware Laws, Chapter 301, shall henceforth be considered to be in full force and effect as of March 16, 1970.
Approved this 19th day of February, 1970.
(GREAT SEAL) RUSSELL W. PETERSON
Secretary of State