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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Utah’s HB 178 Proposes to Drop DST

Yesterday Utah Representative Lee Perry filed HB 178 entitled “Daylight Saving Time Exemption”.  This bill, if passed, would exempt Utah from Daylight Saving Time immediately, since it’s effective date of Saturday March 7, 2015 is before the start of DST for most other US states on Sunday March 8. Arizona, Utah’s neighbor to the south, […]

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