CHAPTER 713

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

Dover

EXECUTIVE ORDER

NUMBER TWENTY-ONE

TO: Heads of All State Departments and Agencies.

RE : Creation of the Division of Motor Fuel Tax of the Department of Public Safety.

WHEREAS, pursuant to 29 Delaware Code §8203 (4), the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety, with the concurrence of the Governor, has the power to "establish, consolidate or abolish such divisions and offices within the Department or transfer or combine the powers, duties and functions of the divisions within the Department as the Secretary, with the written approval of the Governor, may deem necessary, provided that all powers, duties and functions required by law shall be provided for and maintained"; and

WHEREAS, Chapter 216, Volume 59 Laws of Delaware, transferred the powers, duties and functions assigned and exercised by the Department of Finance in relation to the Motor Fuel Tax Law and the Motor Carrier's Fuel Purchase Act, as set forth in Chapters 51 and 52 of Title 30 of the Delaware Code, to the Department of Public Safety; and

WHEREAS, the transfer of the said powers, duties and functions to the Department of Public Safety necessitated in the Secretary's judgment the creation of the "Motor Fuel Tax Division"; and

WHEREAS, the "Motor Fuel Tax Division" has been established within the Department and it is desirable that this change be officially noted and formally recognized by Executive Order;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety and by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare and order as follows:

The creation of the "Motor Fuel Tax Division" within the Department of Public Safety is hereby confirmed. The Division shall have such powers, functions and duties as may be assigned to it by law or by the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety.

APPROVED this 11th day of October, 1973.

(GREAT SEAL)

SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT

Governor

Attest:

ROBERT H. REED

Secretary of State

LEMUEL H. HICKMAN

Secretary of the Department of Public Safety