Two additional bills relating to Daylight Saving Time were found yesterday, one each from Illinois and Nebraska.
Category: DST Proposal Types
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 […]
State Senator Craig Blair of West Virginia is the sponsor of a bill relating to DST, though its only purpose is to correct the old language that remains in the state’s statutes.
Massachusetts has a bill filed in September 2015 that would commission a study of the impact of changing the state’s time zone from Eastern Time to Atlantic Time. Normally I search pretty rigorously for phrases relating to “daylight saving time” and “time zone”, but I’ve missed any reference to this bill, until today. The bill […]
HJR 71 sponsored by Representative Jason Chipman is entitled “Proposes a constitutional amendment that establishes provisions eliminating the use of daylight saving time “. While the bill’s title is certainly appealing to us here at Time Zone Report, the full text of the bill was not available on the Missouri House’s web site when we […]
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.
A web article from KDRV ABC 12 TV out of Medford, Oregon highlights the efforts of a citizen to abolish DST in the state.
An article on the Michigan Capital Confidential web site mentions a new bill introduced in Michigan, HB 4986, which proposes to abolish DST in the state while also asking the governor to request the US DOT to move the state to the eastern time zone. This bill is slated for the current 2015 legislative session.