STATE OF DELAWARE
TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies
RE: Transfer of Office of Federal-State Highway Safety Coordinator to Department of Public Safety
WHEREAS, it is desirable to continue the functions of the office of Federal-State Highway Safety Coordinator and to continue, and where possible, expand the program of improved highway safety; and
WHEREAS, the Governor of the State of Delaware being vitally interested and personally concerned with all aspects of the State's safety program will continue as the State official ultimately responsible to the Federal Government for the conduct of such program, he has seen fit to delegate the direction and administration of Federal-State Safety Programs to his new Cabinet level Department of Public Safety:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, RUSSELL W. PETERSON, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware do hereby amend Executive Order No. 15 dated September 11, 1969, by striking the paragraphs 1 and 2 and substituting the following new paragraphs:
1. The Office of the Federal-State Highway Safety Coordinator is continued in the Department of Public Safety.
2. That the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety, with the written approval of the Governor, shall appoint the Federal-State Highway Safety Coordinator who shall serve as the administrator of the office.
Approved this 24th day of September, 1970.
(GREAT SEAL) RUSSELL W. PETERSON
Secretary of State