Nunez, Fitzenhagen, Heather (R)
A bill to be entitled An act relating to daylight saving time; providing legislative intent regarding the State of Florida and its political subdivisions observing daylight saving time year-round under certain conditions. WHEREAS, the State of Florida is known as the "Sunshine State," and. WHEREAS, as the "Sunshine State," Florida should be kept sunny year-round, NOW, THEREFORE, Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: Section 1. (1) This section may be cited as the "Sunshine Protection Act." (2) If the United States Congress amends 15 U.S.C. s. 260a to authorize states to observe daylight saving time year-round, it is the intent of the Legislature that daylight saving time shall be the year-round standard time of the entire state and all of its political subdivisions. Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.
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Favorable by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0Thu, Feb 1st 2018
Placed on CalendarThu, Feb 1st 2018
On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 02/01/18, 12:00 pm, Morris HallTue, Jan 30th 2018
Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0Wed, Jan 24th 2018
Now in Government Accountability CommitteeWed, Jan 24th 2018
On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/24/18, 8:30 am, 12 HOBMon, Jan 22nd 2018
IntroducedTue, Jan 9th 2018
Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Government Accountability CommitteeWed, Jan 3rd 2018
FiledFri, Dec 15th 2017