senate Bill S3928

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the task force on daylight saving time

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
Feb 21, 2019 referred to finance

S3928 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1690
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8195, A11190

S3928 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3928 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3928 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3928

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

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

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;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01305-01-9

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