STATE OF DELAWARE
TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies
RE: Effectuation of the Department of Agriculture
WHEREAS, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware, Chapter 368, creates the Department of Agriculture; 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 368, on the date that the Secretary of this Department will take his oath of office, said date being May 6, 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 368, shall henceforth be considered to be in full force and effect as of May 6, 1970.
Approved this 4th day of May, 1970.
(GREAT SEAL) RUSSELL W. PETERSON
Secretary of State