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Governor Russell W. Peterson

Executive orders signed by Russell W. Peterson during his term as Governor of the State of Delaware from January 21, 1969 – January 16, 1973


1
Appointing Colonel Clarence E. Atkinson, of the Delaware Air National Guard, as the Adjutant General of the State of Delaware
January 21, 1969

2
Disbanding of the Governor’ s Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee on Mental Retardation and Transfer of Its Functions to the Department of Mental Health
March 31, 1969

3
Establishment of a Delaware State Arts Council
March 31, 1969

4
Establishment of a State of Delaware Management Task Force
April 3, 1969

5
Moratorium on Hiring of Personnel
April 15, 1969

6
Delaware Agency to Reduce Crime (formerly the Delaware Law Enforcement Planning Agency)
May 22, 2969

7
Implementation of the Governor’s Task Force On Government Reorganization
June 23, 1969

8
Implementation of Legislation Regarding State Agencies Dealing with Businesses Which Have Not Paid Their State Taxes
July 7, 1969

9
Prohibition Against Discriminatory Practices
July 15, 1969

10
Clarifying Executive Order Number Two, Which Disbanded The Governor’s Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee On Mental Retardation And Transferred Its Functions.
July 21, 1969

11
Designation of the University of Delaware as the State Agency in Delaware to Carry Out the Provisions of Title VIII of the National Housing Act of 1964 (P. L. 88-560)
August 1, 1969

12
Designation of the Delaware State Planning Office as the State Agency in Delaware to Carry Out the Provisions of Title IX of the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966 ( P.L.754)
August 1, 1969

13
Modification of Executive Order Number Eight regarding State Agencies Dealing with Businesses Which Have Not Paid Their State Taxes
August 19, 1969

14
Establishment of a Governor’s Council on Science and Technology
September 11, 1969

15
Continuation of the Office of Federal-State Highway Safety Coordinator
September 11, 1969

16
Establishment of Governor’s Economic Advisory Council
October 2, 1969

17
Preparation and Distribution of Annual Reports
October 23, 2969

18
Establishment of Uniform Leave Rules For Exempt Employees
December 31, 1969

19
Notification of Intent to Apply for Federal Grant-in-Aid Assistance
January 7, 1970

20
Effectuation of the Department of Health and Social Services
February 19, 1970

21
Effectuation of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
February 19, 1970

22
Uniform Hours of Work
March 23, 1970

23
Summer Employment
March 25, 1970

24
Limiting Expenditures for Remainder of Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1970
April 27, 1970

25
Delaware Agency to Reduce Crime
May 1, 1970

26
Delaware Commission on Organized Crime
April 28, 1970

27
Effectuation of the Department of Agriculture
May 4, 1970

28
Coordinating Committee for the Study of Education
June 10, 1970

29
Governor’s Youth Council
July 14, 1970

30
Effectuation of the Department of Public Safety
July 20, 1970

31
Effectuation of the Department of Finance
July 20, 1970

32
Effectuation of the Department of Labor
July 20, 1970

33
Effectuation of the Department of Highways and Transportation
July 20, 1970

34
Effectuation of the Department of Administrative Services
July 20, 1970

35
Effectuation of the Department of Community Affairs and Economic Development
July 20, 1970

36
Effectuation of the Department of State
July 20, 1970

37
Recision of Executive Order Number Five Declaring a Moratorium on Hiring of Personnel
August 5, 1970

38
Governor’s Council on Manpower Affairs
August 5, 1970

39
Transfer of Delaware Office of Economic Opportunity to the Department of Community Affairs and Economic Development
August 25, 1970

40
Continuation of the Higher Education Loan Program, Established by Executive Order pursuant to the Higher Education Act of 1965, Title IV, Part B as amended and the National Vocational Student Loan Insurance Act of 1965, as amended, with all its powers, including power to enter into contracts on behalf of the Higher Educational Aid Advisory Commission with the U.S. Office of Education, and with private nonprofit agencies for administration of the Student Loan Program.
August 27, 1970

41
Governor’s Council on Manpower Affairs
September 2, 1970

42
Transfer of Office of Federal-State Highway Safety Coordinator to Department of Public Safety
September 24, 1970

43
Effectuation of Legislation Dealing with the new Board of Parole, its Powers, Duties and Functions
October 23, 1970

44
State Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) Committee
October 27, 1970

45
Establishment of Uniform Leave Rules for all Exempt Employees
November 2, 1970

46
Delaware Commission on Organized Crime
November 6, 1970

47
Minority Hiring Plan for the Construction Industry in Delaware
December 10, 1970

48
Clarification of Executive Order Number 36 Relating to the Department of State
December 31, 1970

49
Delaware Agency to Reduce Crime
December 30, 1970

50
Reimplementation of the Governor’s Task Force On Government Reorganization
February 18, 1971

51
Council for Women
March 9, 1971

52
Implementation of State Policy Prohibiting Discriminatory Employment Practices
April 3, 1971

53
Systems Analysis for Delaware State Government
April 3, 1971

54
Change of Name of “Division of Archives and Cultural Affairs” to “Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs”
April 25, 1971

55
Delaware Agency to Reduce Crime
July 29, 1971

56
Governor’s Council on Manpower Affairs
November 23, 1971

57
Modification of Executive Order Number 44 regarding State Community Coordinated Child Care ( 4- C) Committee
December 16, 1971

58
Drug Detoxification Center
December 21, 1971

59
Delaware Agency to Reduce Crime
March 8, 1972

60
Fourth of July Holiday
May 25, 1972

61
Delaware Commission on Organized Crime
August 15, 1972

62
Construction Program
August 15, 1972

63
Reorganization of the Department of Health and Social Services
September 18, 1972

64
Division of State Service Centers
September 18, 1972

65
Establishment of Office of Minority Business Enterprise in the Department of Community Affairs and Economic Development
October 25, 1972

66
Delaware Agency to Reduce Crime Funds for State Aid to Local Law Enforcement
December 28, 1972


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