STATE OF DELAWARE
NUMBER ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY-TWO
TO: HEADS OF ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES
RE: ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ALUMINUM CONTAINER RECYCLING MONITORING COMMIT rEE
WHEREAS, an Aluminirnum Container Monitoring Committee was established pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution No. 40 of the 131st General Assembly to "evaluate the economic and environmental impact of the aluminum container exemption to the so-called 'bottle bill"'; and
WHEREAS, the report of that Aluminum Container Monitoring Committee was submitted to the Governor and to the General Assembly on June 1, 1983; and
WHEREAS, following that Committee report there was enacted, on July 8, 1983, House Bill No. 114, as amended by House Amendment No. 1, which continued until January 1, 1986 the exemption of aluminum cans from the container deposit law: and
WHEREAS, on July 19, 1983, the Governor signed Senate Joint Resolution No. 6 of the 132nd General Assembly, which called for the establishment of another container monitoring committee to study and evaluate the recycling of aluminum cans during the two-year extension of the exemption of such containers from the deposit law.
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 declare as follows:
The Aluminum Container Recycling Monitoring Committee is established.
The Committee shall be composed of five members, who shall be knowledgeable and reflective of the various comprehensive economic and environmental effects of container deposit legislation. Staff support for the Committee shall be provided by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.
The Committee shall devise relevant statistical measures to monitor the recycling of aluminum containers during the two-year extension of the exemption of such containers from the deposit law. The Committee shall report the statistical results of its monitoring for the period ending October 31, 1984, and for the two• month periods ending December 31, 1984, February 28, 1985, and April 30, 1985. The Committee shall make a comprehensive, statistical report of its findings to the Governor and the General Assembly not later than June 1, 1985.
Approved This 31st day of August, 1984.
PIERRE S. DU PONT. IV Governor
Attest: GLENN C. KENTON
Secretary of State