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Following Daylight Saving Time legislation in the US

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Legislative Summary – Saturday, March 21, 2015 (podcast and script)

So much has happened, we didn’t want you to wait til next week to get this! Summary A comprehensive summary of legislation relating to Daylight Saving Time including 31 bills in 21 states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and […]

Legislative Summary — Thursday, January 29, 2015

Here’s a consolidated look at the current status of all state legislation relating to Daylight Saving Time in the 2015 legislative sessions.  See our web site at http://TimeZoneReport.com for up-to-date full details on each state’s legislation and status. Note About Year-Round DST Some states are considering Year-Round DST as an option. Unfortunately, US Code only […]

Utah DST Legislation: “One Bill or the Other, Not Both”

Time Zone Report inquired of Representative Lee Perry and Senator Aaron Osmond regarding their two separate items on the Utah legislative agenda. One bill, filed yesterday January 27, 2015, is House Bill 178 filed by Senator Lee Perry.  Sen. Perry’s bill would exempt the entire state from the observance of Daylight Saving Time.  If this bill […]

Washington State House Bill to Abolish Daylight Saving Time

Representative Elizabeth Scott from the Washington state legislature has introduced HB 1479, entitled, “An act relating to implementation of year-round Pacific Standard Time“.  This bill would abolish Daylight Saving Time in the state, but does not mention an implementation date.  It is co-sponsored by Representatives Cary Condotta, David Sawyer, and David Taylor. This is the second […]

Washington state requests consideration for year-round DST

First of all, a reminder that this site supports year-round DST… it’s DST transitions that kill people! The following bill information is taken from the Washington state legislative web site and TrackBill. Designation: House Joint Memorial 4001 State of Washington, 64th Legislature, Regular Session Summary Requests congress to allow states to adopt year-round daylight saving […]

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