In this morning’s search, I’ve found DST-related bills from two new states, Washington and Colorado, and another bill from Massachusetts, bringing the number of states with bills to 15.
Massachusetts bill SD 514 addresses issues relating to Daylight Saving Time in a unique way.
Two additional bills relating to Daylight Saving Time were found yesterday, one each from Illinois and Nebraska.
2016 wasn’t quite as active as 2015, but there was definitely some activity.
From a DST and Time Zone perspective, it has been a quiet 2016. Not totally uneventful, but quiet nonetheless. No peeps were heard from any presidential hopeful about DST either. Me personally, I moved halfway across the Phoenix metro area this summer, and haven’t felt compelled to spend much time pursuing news for the Time […]
With the February additions of Illinois and California, we now have 13 states with legislation in the 2016 session relating to Daylight Saving Time. Several measures across the US have made a step or two of progress within their respective originating assemblies, but so far, none of them appear to be nearing the approval stage.
Wyoming House Bill HB 68, with an effective date of January 1, 2017, would end Daylight Saving Time in the state after 2016. This bill has sponsors from the House and Senate. See the Time Zone Report Wyoming 2016 status page for more information and ongoing status. According to information obtained from the Wyoming Legislature […]
One bill was filed in South Dakota yesterday seeking to implement Year-Round Daylight Saving Time, and a whopping four DST-related bills were pre-filed in Oklahoma for their February 1 session start. Two of the Oklahoma bills propose Year-Round DST, and the other two propose to drop DST entirely.
According to Mississippi’s legislative web site, Representative Andy Gipson of has sponsored House Concurrent Resolution 11 (HC 11) urging the US Congress to allow states to observe Year-Round DST. This is a more appropriate action than last year’s bill from Senator Russell Jolly which proposed to simply go on Year-Round DST. That action is not […]