DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MEDIA RELEASE
December 18, 2012
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Department of Transportation Announces Public Hearing Schedule
for Review of Agency Regulations
– The Delaware Department of Transportation today announced that it
will hold public hearings next month in all three counties as part of
Governor Markell’s effort to improve Delaware’s regulatory climate and
to streamline or eliminate unnecessary regulations.
public hearings are being conducted in connection with Governor
Order No. 36, a
statewide review by all agencies to identify and remove regulatory
The Department’s hearings are scheduled for:
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Sussex Central High School, located at 26026 Patriot’s Way, Georgetown, DE 19947.
January 17, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Delaware State University, located in
the Bank of America Building, Longwood Auditorium, 1200 N. DuPont
Highway, Dover, DE 19901.
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at
the Carvel State Office Building, located at the Carvel Building, 2nd
Floor Auditorium, 820 N. French St., Wilmington, DE 19801.
signing Executive Order No. 36, Governor Markell has signified his
commitment to eliminating unnecessary regulations,” said Secretary
Bhatt. “However, the success of this effort depends on meaningful
public input. If you have suggestions about
specific regulations that
you believe should be streamlined or eliminated, we want to hear from you.”
Order 36 provides an opportunity for state agencies to review
regulations on their books, and streamline or eliminate those that are
outdated, inconsistent or no longer serve their intended purpose. After
formal comment, the Department will consider the input received and
change or remove regulations accordingly.
The Governor will submit a
report to the General Assembly detailing the regulatory changes in all
state agencies in June 2013.
In addition to participating in the
public hearings, members of the public are also encouraged to submit
comments in writing.
Comments may be submitted via an online submission
form located here
Comments will be accepted through March 1, 2013.