CHAPTER 828

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, in response to complaints of the citizenry on the size of the minimum purchase requirements, action is hereby taken to reduce the minimums to levels which will accomplish the intent of the Proclamation and satisfy consumer concerns.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby amend the Proclamation establishing the "Delaware Mandatory Gasoline Rationing Program", issued on Saturday, February 23, 1974, and order and declare as follows:

Section 1. Paragraph II, entitled "Definitions" is amended by adding thereto a new definition:

"(E) 'Small cars'. A small compact or foreign car, for the purpose of paragraphs (A) 2 and (A) 5 is one with a gasoline tank capacity of 13 gallons or less. All other vehicles shall be considered 'large' cars for the purpose of paragraphs (A) 1 and (A) 5 hereof."

Section 2. Paragraph VI is further amended by striking the words and figures "Five dollars ($6.00)" wherever they appear and substituting in lieu thereof the words and figures "Three dollars ($3.00)".

Section 3. Paragraph VI is further amended by striking the words and figures "Three dollars ($3.00)" wherever they appear and substituting in lieu thereof the words and figures "Two dollars ($2.00)".

Section 4. This Order shall be effective at 12 :01 A.M., Wednesday, February 27, 1974 , pursuant to Section 3230 (F), Chapter 32, Title 20, Delaware Code.

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 26th day of February

(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-four, 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