According to the Arkansas legislature web site, HB 1947, which would have exempted the state from Daylight Saving Time if any neighboring state also eliminated DST, was killed by the state’s House of Representatives. Online voting results indicated 11 For, 69 Against, and 19 Non-Voting.
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 […]
Arkansas Proposes to Drop DST
The text of HB 1947 as filed in the Arkansas House of Representatives on March 9, 2015 was sketchy. The amended bill, filed March 13 by the original sponsor, Representative David Meeks, provided additional details, and indicates that the state is intending to exempt itself from DST starting next year. See the Arkansas status page for […]