STATE OF DELAWARE
TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies
RE: Effectuation of the Department of Finance
WHEREAS, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware, Chapter 549, creates the Department of Finance; and
WHEREAS, Section 2 of that Act states that the provisions of the said Act "shall become effective on the date which the Governor designates in 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 549, on the date that the Secretary of this Department will take his oath of office, said date being August 5, 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 549, shall henceforth be considered to be in full force and effect as of August 5, 1970.
Approved this 20th day of July, 1970.
(GREAT SEAL) RUSSELL W. PETERSON
Secretary of State