STATE OF DELAWARE
EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER THIRTY-SIX
TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies
SUBJECT: Establishment of a Comprehensive Health Planning Council
WHEREAS, the Federal government has recognized the need for the extension and improvement of comprehensive health planning and public health services by passing the Comprehensive Health Planning and Public Health Services Amendments of 1966 (P.L. 89-749); and
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware wishes to promote and assure the highest level of health for all of its citizens; and
WHEREAS, Public Law 89-749 recognizes the need for effective cooperation between the Federal, state and local governments, private non-profit health organizations, the medical profession and consumers of health services if this goal is to be obtained; and
WHEREAS, on January 30, 1967, I previously designated the State Board of Health as the single state agency to administer and supervise the state's health planning functions resulting from implementation of P.L. 89-749:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of Delaware, do hereby establish an Advisory Council to be entitled the Comprehensive State Health Planning Council whose purpose shall be to advise the State Board of Health in carrying out its functions under the comprehensive state plan. A majority of membership of such Council shall be representative of consumers of health services.
Approved this 14th day of August, 1968.
CHARLES L. TERRY, JR.
ELISHA C. DUKES
Secretary of State