As I’m preparing an update on the latest legislation, I see that I’ve managed to let the whole month of February slip by me without a single post! Like a lot of folks, my family has suffered through a cold/flu/something, but we’re now all recovered. And as usual, there has been lots to do. Time […]
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.
DST/TZ Bills Start Early
2016 wasn’t quite as active as 2015, but there was definitely some activity.
Preparing for 2017
From a DST and Time Zone perspective, it has been a quiet 2016. Not totally uneventful, but quiet nonetheless. No peeps were heard from any presidential hopeful about DST either. Me personally, I moved halfway across the Phoenix metro area this summer, and haven’t felt compelled to spend much time pursuing news for the Time […]
Thirteen States with DST-Related Legislation
With the February additions of Illinois and California, we now have 13 states with legislation in the 2016 session relating to Daylight Saving Time. Several measures across the US have made a step or two of progress within their respective originating assemblies, but so far, none of them appear to be nearing the approval stage.
Wyoming Bill Would End DST After 2016
Wyoming House Bill HB 68, with an effective date of January 1, 2017, would end Daylight Saving Time in the state after 2016. This bill has sponsors from the House and Senate. See the Time Zone Report Wyoming 2016 status page for more information and ongoing status. According to information obtained from the Wyoming Legislature […]
Oklahoma and South Dakota File Year-Round DST Bills for 2016
One bill was filed in South Dakota yesterday seeking to implement Year-Round Daylight Saving Time, and a whopping four DST-related bills were pre-filed in Oklahoma for their February 1 session start. Two of the Oklahoma bills propose Year-Round DST, and the other two propose to drop DST entirely.