STATE OF DELAWARE
EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER SEVENTY-EIGHT
TO: HEADS OF ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES
RE: CONTINUATION AND MODIFICATION OF THE CRIMINAL LAW UNIFORM
ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM ("CLUES") BOARD OF MANAGERS AS THE DELAWARE JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEM BOARD OF MANAGER ("D ELJIS")
WHEREAS, law enforcement and the administration of justice are of general interest to the citizens of Delaware and the State and local governments; and
WHEREAS, comprehensive data and information systems are required in the pursuit of more effective and efficient law enforcement and administration of justice; and
WHEREAS, the Governor of the State of Delaware has agreed to participate with the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration of the United States Department of Justice in the development of the Comprehensive Data Systems Program; and
WHEREAS, the aforementioned agreement, as well as law enforcement and the administration of justice in the State of Delaware, requires an administrative and policy organization to plan, execute and control comprehensive data systems; and
WHEREAS, modification are required to previous Executive Orders pertaining to the CLUES administrative and policy organization;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, PIERRE S. du PONT, IV, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby order and direct as follows:
1. Executive Order No. 71, issued on April 1, 1975 by the Honorable Sherman W. Tribbitt, former Governor of the State of Delaware, and subsequent amendments thereto, are hereby repealed.
2. The CLUES Board of Managers is hereby reconstituted as the DELJIS Board of Managers ("the Board").
3. The Board shall establish policy for the development, implementation and operation of comprehensive data systems in support of the agencies and courts of the criminal justice system of the State of Delaware. Said data systems shall include, but not be limited to, criminal history record information with respect to individuals who are arrested, or against whom formal criminal charges are preferred within this State, or, to the extent permitted by law, against whom proceedings relating to the adjudication of a juvenile as delinquent are instituted.
4. That the Board shall be composed of fourteen members,
a. Eight of whom shall be voting members as follows:
(I) one member of the Delaware State Police, to be designated by the Superintendent of the Delaware State Police;
(2) one member of a county or municipal police department, to be designated by the Delaware Police Chiefs' Council;
(3) two members to be designated by the Commissioner of the Department of Correction, one of whom shall represent the Bureau of Adult Corrections and one, the Bureau of Juvenile Corrections;
(4) two members of be designated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, one of whom shall represent the Family Court and one, all other courts of this State;
(5) one member-at-large to be designated by the Governor; and
(6) one member to be designated by the Attorney General.
(b) In addition, there shall be six non-voting members:
(1) two members of the General Assembly, one Senator to be designated by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and one Representative to be designated by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;
(1) one member of the Delaware State Bureau of Identification, to be designated by the Superintendent of the Delaware State Police;
(1) one member of the State Division of Central Data Processing, to be designated by the Director of that Division;
(1) one member of the Delaware Criminal Justice Planning Commission, to be designated by the Director of that agency; and
(1) one member of the Office of Management, Budget and Planning, to be designated by the Director of that office.
(c) Each Board member shall serve at the pleasure of, and for the term prescribed by the officer or individual by whom such member was appointed.
5. The Board shall be provided with adequate staff support by the agencies represented on the Board to assure that applicable provisions of this order are effectively carried out in a manner not inconsistent with State law.
6. The Board shall determine its own rules and procedures for the administration and policy of comprehensive data systems coordination, development, implementation, operation, management, as well as related data analysis and quality control, said rules and procedures being not inconsistent with Federal and/or State law.
Approved this 13th day of November 1975. (GREAT SEAL)
PIERRE S. du PONT Governor
0. EVANS DENNEY
Assistant Secretary of State