Time Zone Report

Following Daylight Saving Time legislation in the US

Mississippi – 2016

Status Summary

One bill has been introduced in the Mississippi legislature in the state’s 2016 session:

  • HC 11 sponsored by Representative Andy Gipson which requests the US Congress to enact legislation to permit Year-Round DST.

Legislation Intent

Numerous states have considered legislation to simply adopt Year-Round DST, an option which is not permitted by 15 USC 260.  HC 11 asks the US Congress to act by creating legislation at the federal level which would make this a legal option for states.

Links to Legislation

Mississippi State Legislature

HC 11

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