Maybe you were excited about the Florida legislature’s bill about Year-Round Daylight Saving Time which was passed and sent to the governor yesterday. Sorry to burst your bubble, but nothing has changed.
Florida Representative Proposes Year-Round DST for 2016
Well, this caught me off-guard, since it’s still early December 2015, but Representative Kristin Jacobs has filed HB 893 in the Florida legislature for consideration in their 2016 session, according to the Florida state legislature web site.
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 […]
Florida Year-Round DST Bill Introduced
Florida’s SB 432, which proposes to put Florida on Year-Round Daylight Saving Time, was introduced to the Senate today. “Introduction” in Florida legislation terms is the equivalent of the initial reading in other states. The bill was filed in late January, and Time Zone Report attempted to contact the bill’s sponsor, Senator Darren Soto, to […]
Who Is Proposing What?
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…
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 […]
Florida Senator Proposes Year-Round DST
Florida Senator Darren Soto filed SB 432 on January 22, 2015 which he has labeled the “Sunshine Protection Act”. His proposal is to establish Year-Round DST starting July 1, 2015. See our Florida 2015 Legislation Page for up-to-date information.