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S. 2536 (115th): Sunshine State Act


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 12, 2018 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2536

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 12, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A BILL

To make daylight savings time permanent for the State of Florida, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Sunshine State Act.

2.

Marking daylight savings time permanent for the State of Florida

(a)

In general

Section 1 of the Act of March 19, 1918, (commonly known as the Calder Act) (15 U.S.C. 261) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), in the second sentence, by inserting in subsection (c) of this section and;

(2)

by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection (c); and

(3)

by inserting after subsection (a) the following:

(b)

Exception

The standard time of the State of Florida shall be Coordinated Universal Time retarded by 4 hours.

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(b)

Conforming amendment

Section 3 of the Uniform Time Act of 1966 (15 U.S.C. 260a) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(d)

Exemption

This section shall not apply to the State of Florida.

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