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.
Utah Bill to Exempt State from DST
Time Zone Report learned today that Representative Fred Cox is the chief sponsor of House Bill 65 entitled “Exemption from Daylight Saving Time”, to be considered in the state’s 2016 general session.
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 […]
Utah Drops 3 DST Bills, But Continues to Study DST
Action in the Utah legislature has killed bills considering changes to Daylight Saving Time and a request to the US Department of Transportation to change the state’s Time Zone. A resolution in the Utah House was amended recently to include Daylight Saving Time as a study item. It looks like Utah will continue DST’s “spring […]
Comments to Utah Legislature on SCR 1
Jack Duffy has been following Time Zone Report for a bit, and we’ve exchanged Email a time or two and spoken by phone. He’s currently in Utah, and has been following the legislation there with keen interest.
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…
DST Bills Now in South Dakota and New Mexico
Two new states have legislation regarding Daylight Saving Time filed this past week: South Dakota and New Mexico. This brings the count of states with active legislation to nine. Arizona HB 2014 proposed to adopt DST in the state, after not having DST since 1968, but public pressure on the bill’s sponsor prompted him to […]
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 […]
Utah’s HB 178 Proposes to Drop DST
Yesterday Utah Representative Lee Perry filed HB 178 entitled “Daylight Saving Time Exemption”. This bill, if passed, would exempt Utah from Daylight Saving Time immediately, since it’s effective date of Saturday March 7, 2015 is before the start of DST for most other US states on Sunday March 8. Arizona, Utah’s neighbor to the south, […]