United States Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has sponsored a bill to observe Daylight Saving Time continuously through November 7, 2021. The bill, S.4582, is entitled “To extend, temporarily, daylight saving time, and for other purposes.” Read the full text of the bill on the US Congress web site here. The bill has moved through Congress, […]
Category: Legislative Sessions/Years
As Expected, No Movement
Sorry, no major news breakthroughs here. Still, you should read this…
Florida Wants Year-Round Daylight Saving Time – Now What?
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.
2017 Wrap-Up, 2018 Forecast
Just a quick post here to wrap up 2017.
Montana – Half Way to No DST
The Montana Senate has approved a bill that would exempt the state from DST after this year, and the bill has now moved over to the House, with a hearing scheduled later this week. If the bill passes, Montana would join Arizona and Hawaii in not Springing Forward in March and Falling Back in November.
Yes, It’s “Spring Forward” Time Again This Weekend — In Most States
Here is a summary of the bills I know of as of today, March 1, 2017, grouped by type of bill.
WA and CO Bills; MA Adds Bill
MA Bill for Annual DST-related Proclamations
Massachusetts bill SD 514 addresses issues relating to Daylight Saving Time in a unique way.
New Bills from IL and NE: Now 15 Bills in 12 States
Two additional bills relating to Daylight Saving Time were found yesterday, one each from Illinois and Nebraska.