senate Bill S7080

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to observing Atlantic time

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary

S7080 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
General Construction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §52, Gen Con L; amd §2-106, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S1876

S7080 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to causing New York to observe Atlantic time.

S7080 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7080 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7080

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general construction law and the administrative code
  of the city of New York, in relation to observing Atlantic 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 shall develop and submit an applica-
tion  to  the  federal  government requesting that the state observe the
Atlantic Time Zone.
  § 2. Section 52 of the general construction law, as amended by chapter
377 of the laws of 1955, is amended to read as follows:
  § 52. Time, standard. 1. The standard time throughout  this  state  is
that  of  the  [seventy-fifth]  SIXTIETH meridian of longitude west from
Greenwich, except as hereinafter provided, and  all  courts  and  public
officers,  and legal and official proceedings, shall be regulated there-
by.
  2. At two o'clock ante meridian on the [last] SECOND Sunday in [April]
MARCH of each year the standard time  throughout  this  state  shall  be
advanced  one hour from that of the [seventy-fifth] SIXTIETH meridian of
longitude west from Greenwich, and the time so advanced  shall  continue
to  be standard time throughout this state until the [last] FIRST Sunday
in [October] NOVEMBER of the same year, when such standard time,  as  so
advanced,  shall  be  retarded  to  that of the [seventy-fifth] SIXTIETH
meridian west from Greenwich; and during such period in  each  year  all
courts and public officers, and legal and official proceedings, shall be
regulated in accordance therewith.
  §  3. Section 2-106 of the administrative code of the city of New York
is amended to read as follows:
  § 2-106 Daylight saving time; effect thereof  on  public  proceedings.
The standard time throughout the city of New York is that of the [seven-
ty-fifth]  SIXTIETH  meridian  of  longitude west from Greenwich, except
that at two o'clock ante-meridian of the [last] SECOND Sunday in [April]
MARCH of each year such standard  time  throughout  the  city  shall  be

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