senate Bill S8195A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the task force on daylight saving time

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2018 1st report cal.1348
May 15, 2018 print number 8195a
May 15, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Apr 17, 2018 referred to finance

Votes

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May 22, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S8195A
29
1
committee
29
Aye
1
Nay
7
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S8195 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S3928
2021-2022: S5371

S8195 - Summary

Establishes the task force on daylight saving time to study the effects of New York state opting out of daylight saving time.

S8195 - Sponsor Memo

S8195 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8195

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 17, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT directing the secretary of state to conduct a study  on  daylight
  saving time

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The secretary  of  state  is  authorized  and  directed  to
convene  a  commission consisting of the commissioners of health, educa-
tion, agriculture and markets, and economic development, or their desig-
nees, to conduct a study on the impacts of daylight saving time.
  § 2. Such study shall include, but not be limited to:
  (a) the history of daylight saving time;
  (b) any relevant studies on daylight saving time;
  (c) the economic impact of keeping  and  eliminating  daylight  saving
time;
  (d) health impacts of keeping or eliminating daylight saving time;
  (e)  the  positions  and potential legislation from neighboring states
and the federal government on daylight saving time;
  (f) regulations that are affected by daylight saving time; and
  (g) regulations that would be affected by the elimination of  daylight
saving time.
  §  3. On or before March 10, 2019, the secretary of state shall report
its findings and any recommendations to the governor  and  the  legisla-
ture.  Such  report  shall  include recommendations and such legislative
proposals as shall be deemed necessary including options for eliminating
daylight saving time.
  § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15222-02-8

S8195A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S3928
2021-2022: S5371

S8195A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the task force on daylight saving time to study the effects of New York state opting out of daylight saving time.

S8195A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8195A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 8195--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 17, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to establish a task force to study the effects of New York state
  opting out of daylight saving time

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. a. A task force, to be known as the task force on daylight
saving time, is hereby established to study  the  effects  of  New  York
state  opting  out  of  daylight  saving  time. Such task force shall be
comprised of appropriate state agency personnel and experts in the field
of daylight saving time.
  b. The task force shall be comprised of:
  (i) two members appointed by the governor;
  (ii) two members appointed by the temporary president of the senate;
  (iii) two members appointed by the speaker of the assembly;
  (iv) one member appointed by the minority leader of the senate; and
  (v) one member appointed by the minority leader of the assembly.
  c. The task force shall:
  (i) examine and evaluate the potential health  risks  associated  with
daylight saving time, such as heart attack;
  (ii)  identify  the  potential  effects  of daylight saving on morning
activities;
  (iii) establish whether the act of changing clocks  twice  a  year  is
economically and/or socially disruptive;
  (iv) identify the potential effects of daylight saving time on traffic
and crime;
  (v)  establish whether daylight saving time currently provides a bene-
fit to this state;
  (vi) examine the history of daylight saving time;
  (vii) examine any relevant studies on daylight saving time;
  (ix) evaluate the positions and potential legislation from neighboring
states and the federal government on daylight saving time;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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