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.
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Michigan Proposes to Drop DST
Michigan’s HB 4342 was filed yesterday, sponsored by Representative Jeff Irwin along with six co-sponsors. This bill proposes to exempt the entire state from daylight saving time. No implementation date is specified in the bill. Time Zone Report will attempt to contact the sponsors and determine if there is a planned start date associated with the bill.
Alabama Joins Washington and Nevada Requesting Year-Round DST Permission
Last week Senator Glover filed a bill in the form of Senate Joint Resolution 6 which requests the US President and Department of Transportation allow states to switch to Year-Round DST. We had previously reported an expectation that Alabama might have a bill to adopt Year-Round DST, but an Email from the potential sponsor of […]
Does Idaho Have a 2015 Bill to Stop DST?
One Idaho web site and TV video from February 25, 2015 reports that a bill proposing to drop Daylight Saving Time in the state was advanced in the House Ways and Means Committee “on Wednesday”. Time Zone Report has been unable to locate such a bill on the Idaho legislature’s web site for this year, though […]
Iowa Files Pair of Administrative Changes
This week, two bills were filed — one from the House, one from the Senate — that make small, non-substantive changes to the Iowa Daylight Saving Time law. Small things, like changing “2:00” to “two o’clock”. Hardly worth noticing… Unless you read the full paragraph where the changes are being made. These paragraphs still state […]
Illinois Year-Round DST Legislation Emerges
Illinois Representative Bill Mitchell introduced HB 1562 into the state’s House of Representatives yesterday February 9, which: Provides that daylight saving time shall be the year-round standard time of the entire State. Effective July 1, 2015.
Missouri Gets in the Year-Round DST Foray
According to this item on TrackBill.com, Missouri Representative Mike Kelly has introduced House Joint Resolution 38, whose summary reads: Submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri an amendment to article I of the Constitution of Missouri, and adopting one new section relating to the recognition of daylight saving time.