CHAPTER 746

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

EXECUTIVE ORDER

NUMBER FIFTY-FOUR

TO: Heads of All State Departments and Agencies

RE: Reorganization of the Department of Administrative Services

WHEREAS, pursuant to 29 Delaware Code §8803 (4), the Secretary of the Department of Administrative Services may "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, the Secretary of Administrative Services has concluded that it is necessary that three important commissions, presently administered by the Division of Business and Occupational Regulation, be given division status within the Department; and

WHEREAS, it is desirable that these changes 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 Administrative Services, and by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare and order as follows:

1. Division of Public Utilities Control

A. The Division of Public Utilities Control is established; and shall have the power to perform and shall be responsible for the performance of all the powers, duties and functions as set forth in Section 8808 (1) (J), Title 29, Delaware Code.

2. Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control

A. The Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control is established; and shall have the power to perform and shall be responsible for the performance of all the powers, duties and functions as set forth in Section 8808 (1) (B), Title 29, Delaware Code.

3. Division of State Bank Commissioner

A. The Division of State Bank Commissioner is established; and shall have the power to perform and shall be responsible for the performance of all the powers, duties and functions as set forth in Section 8808 (1) (N), Title 29, Delaware Code.

0. Except as provided in Section 8305, Title 29, Delaware Code, the membership, remuneration, organization, meetings, powers, duties and functions of the above named commissions, boards, agencies, and persons shall remain as prescribed by law.

Approved this 26th day of September, 1974.

(GREAT SEAL)

SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT

Governor

Attest:

GROVER A. BIDDLE

Secretary of State (Acting)

JOHN E. BABIARZ

Secretary of the Department of Administrative Services