Markell To Eliminate Outdated Regulations
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware officials plan to eliminate more than 60 state regulations and revise more than 80 others after a yearlong review aimed at ensuring that state government is not imposing unnecessary burdens on businesses and residents.
Gov. Jack Markell signed an executive order last June requiring executive branch agencies to solicit and review public input on regulations that are at least three years old to determine whether they should be revised or eliminated.
Each executive agency was required to hold at least one public forum in each county and accept written comments and suggestions.
On Thursday, Markell delivered a report detailing which regulations have been changed or eliminated, including some that are being deleted because they are obsolete and relate to programs no longer in effect.