Administering and implementing Delaware's code of conduct for the executive branch.
STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, it is important that representatives of the Governor’s office be subject to the same rigorous ethical standards as other state employees; and
WHEREAS, it is also important that Delawareans have prompt and easy access information regarding gifts that high-level executive branch officials may receive;
I, Ruth Ann Minner, Governor of the State of Delaware, hereby ORDER on this Eighteenth Day of January 2001:
1. All cabinet level officials, division directors, and executive department staff persons holding equivalent rank, shall comply with the applicable ethics requirements outlined in Title 29, Chapter 58 of the Delaware Code.
2. With respect to gift disclosures as required in 29 Del. C. § § 5813(a)(4)(e), cabinet level officials, division directors, and executive department staff persons holding equivalent rank shall report such gifts on the first day of April, July, October, and January to the Office of the Governor. Those gifts will be posted on the Governor’s website within ten business days after receipt thereof.
3. Executive Order Numbers 5 and 19, dated May 10, 1993 and March 11, 1994, are hereby repealed.
Ruth Ann Minner, Governor
Harriet N. Smith Windsor, Secretary of State