CHAPTER 831

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

EXECUTIVE ORDER

NUMBER THIRTY-SEVEN

TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies

RE: Recision of Executive Order Number Five Declaring a Moratorium on Hiring of Personnel

WHEREAS, Executive Order Number Five, approved on April 15, 1969, established a moratorium on the hiring of personnel; and

WHEREAS, this step was taken to slow down state hiring and to reduce costs; and

WHEREAS, with the cabinet form of government it is possible for secretaries to keep track of hiring within their departments and to establish any ground rules they find necessary:

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. The moratorium on hiring (or "job freeze") contained in Executive Order Number Five is hereby ended.

0. Cabinet secretaries are instructed to take appropriate steps to insure that new employees are hired only as necessary.

Approved this 5th day of August, 1970.

(GREAT SEAL) RUSSELL W. PETERSON

Governor

Attest:

EUGENE BUNTING

Secretary of State