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Following Daylight Saving Time legislation in the US

Alabama

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 […]

Alabama Joins Washington and Nevada Requesting Year-Round DST Permission

Last week Senator Glover filed a bill in the form of Senate Joint Resolution 6 which requests the US President and Department of Transportation allow states to switch to Year-Round DST. We had previously reported an expectation that Alabama might have a bill to adopt Year-Round DST, but an Email from the potential sponsor of […]

DST Bills Now in South Dakota and New Mexico

Two new states have legislation regarding Daylight Saving Time filed this past week: South Dakota and New Mexico.  This brings the count of states with active legislation to nine. Arizona HB 2014 proposed to adopt DST in the state, after not having DST since 1968, but public pressure on the bill’s sponsor prompted him to […]

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 […]

Alabama Won’t Pursue Year-Round DST Legislation

Ray Harwood at Time Zone Report has received an Email from Alabama Senator Rusty Glover’s office indicating that the Alabama legislature will not be considering Year-Round DST.  The Email reads: Thank you for your support and information concerning time zones and Daylight Saving Time.  Our office has been informed by our Governor’s office that we […]

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