CHAPTER 812

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

State of Emergency

WHEREAS, Delaware and all America is in the throes of a critical and all-pervasive energy crisis; and

WHEREAS, a serious shortage of energy could have an adverse affect upon the health, welfare, and economy of the State of Delaware and her citizens;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, by the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, pursuant to Chapter 31, Title 20, Delaware Code Annotated, as amended, do hereby declare that a State of Emergency exists in the State of Delaware and, pursuant to Article 3, Section 16, of the Constitution of Delaware, do hereby convene the 127th General Assembly into Extraordinary Session on Friday, November 16, 1973, at 3:00 p.m., for the limited purpose of considering legislation to alleviate the energy crisis in Delaware and to grant the Governor special powers to take such action as is appropriate to protect the health, welfare, and economy of Delaware and her citizens.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this 15th day of November,

(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-eighth.

SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor

Attest : ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State