H.B.1013. Daylight Saving Time

Florida House of Representatives
Last action 21 days ago
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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 0

    Thu, Feb 1st 2018
  • Placed on Calendar

    Thu, Feb 1st 2018
  • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 02/01/18, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall

    Tue, Jan 30th 2018
  • Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0

    Wed, Jan 24th 2018
  • Now in Government Accountability Committee

    Wed, Jan 24th 2018
  • On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/24/18, 8:30 am, 12 HOB

    Mon, Jan 22nd 2018
  • Introduced

    Tue, Jan 9th 2018
  • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee

    Wed, Jan 3rd 2018
  • Filed

    Fri, Dec 15th 2017