Time Zone Report

Following Daylight Saving Time legislation in the US

State Legislature Start and End Dates for 2016

I was curious about start and end dates of this year’s state legislatures — and thought some of you might be too. There’s an organization called MultiState Associates, Incorporated that offers lobbying and government relations services, both at the federal level and the state level. They also provide a variety of free resources for people […]

Michigan’s Representative Peter Lucido Makes a Second 2015 DST Bill for the State

An article on the Michigan Capital Confidential web site mentions a new bill introduced in Michigan, HB 4986, which proposes to abolish DST in the state while also asking the governor to request the US DOT to move the state to the eastern time zone.  This bill is slated for the current 2015 legislative session.

New Mexico’s Sen. Cliff Pirtle May Try Again in 2016

While scouring around to see if there was any other 2016 DST legislation in the works (besides Florida), I found an article on the KOAT ABC 7 TV web site and several Associated Press releases (like this one from the KRQE News 13 web site) which indicate that New Mexico Senator Cliff Pirtle may try to adopt Year […]

Another Missouri Committee Votes “Do Pass” On Year-Round DST Bill

Yesterday, the Missouri House Select Committee on General Laws voted “Do Pass” on HJR 38. HJR 38 proposes to “spring forward” in March 2017 and stay there, effectively going into Year-Round DST. If you’ve followed Time Zone Report at all, you know that Year-Round DST is not permitted by federal statutes. The legislation also says […]

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