We’re not even two full weeks into 2017, and already there are 13 bill out of 10 states that related to some form of Daylight Saving Time or Time Zone Change legislation.
According to Mississippi’s legislative web site, Representative Andy Gipson of has sponsored House Concurrent Resolution 11 (HC 11) urging the US Congress to allow states to observe Year-Round DST. This is a more appropriate action than last year’s bill from Senator Russell Jolly which proposed to simply go on Year-Round DST. That action is not […]
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 […]
First of all, a brief apology for not keeping up-to-date daily. Apparently it’s our turn to suffer colds this week, but we’re on the mend… so here’s the latest, from most recent and going back to the previous Legislative Update last week on Thursday.
Mississippi Senate Bill 2180 sponsored by Senator Russell Jolly was killed by the Senate House Rules Committee yesterday. No other information is available on the legislature’s web site, and no news articles yet found in a web search.
So there are nine states with active DST-related legislation. With two new states last week, who can keep up? Here’s the simplest review we can give you…
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 […]
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 […]
I’ve spent some time the last couple of days contacting all of the sponsoring legislators of bills relating to Daylight Saving Time and time zones in the US. This included: Alaska Senators Anna MacKinnon and Bill Wielechowski, sponsors of SB 6 and SB 11, respectively. Mississippi Senator Russell Jolly, sponsor of SB 2180. Oregon Senator Kim Thatcher, […]
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 Mississippi legislative web site and TrackBill. The Bill: MS SB2180 Summary AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME SHALL BE THE YEAR-ROUND STANDARD TIME OF THE ENTIRE STATE OF […]