H. R. 1601
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 7, 2019
Mr. Bishop of Utah introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To allow States to elect to observe daylight savings time for the duration of the year, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Optional year-long application of daylight savings time
Section 3(a) of the Uniform Time Act of 1966 (15 U.S.C. 260a) is amended—
or may by law apply the advancement of time described in this section for the duration of the year, after
may by law exempt itself from the provisions of this subsection providing for the advancement of time,;
the standard time otherwise applicable during that period and inserting
the same standard time;
may by law exempt either the entire State as provided in (1) or and inserting
, by law, may apply either standard time provided for in paragraph (1) to the entire State,; and
, or may apply the advancement of time for the duration of the year to the entire area of the State lying within any time zone before the period at the end.