assembly Bill A5791

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Eliminates daylight savings time; repealer

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Feb 25, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A5791 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Construction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §52, Gen Con L; amd §66, Pub Serv L; rpld §2-106, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6937
2019-2020: A6622

A5791 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Eliminates daylight savings time.

A5791 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   5791
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MORINELLO,  J. M. GIGLIO,  SCHMITT, WALCZYK,
   BARCLAY, BYRNES, MANKTELOW -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. M. MILLER
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the general construction law, in relation to eliminating
   daylight savings time; to amend the public service law, in relation to
   daylight savings time; and to repeal section 2-106 of the  administra-
   tive code of the city of New York relating thereto
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. 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].  THE  STATE,  ACTING  UNDER THE EXEMPTION PROVISIONS OF THE UNIFORM
 TIME ACT OF 1966  (15  U.S.C.  SECTION  260A(A)),  IS  EXEMPT  FROM  THE
 PROVISIONS OF THAT LAW THAT ESTABLISHES DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME.
   2.  [At  two o'clock ante meridian on the last Sunday in April of each
 year the standard time throughout this state shall be advanced one  hour
 from  that  of  the seventy-fifth meridian of longitude west from Green-
 wich, and the time so  advanced  shall  continue  to  be  standard  time
 throughout this state until the last Sunday in October of the same year,
 when  such  standard  time, as so advanced, shall be retarded to that of
 the seventy-fifth 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.] NO  DEPARTMENT
 OR  AGENCY OF THE STATE OR OF ANY COUNTY, CITY OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDI-
 VISION SHALL EMPLOY ANY OTHER TIME OR ADOPT ANY  STATUTE,  ORDINANCE  OR
 ORDER PROVIDING FOR THE USE OF ANY OTHER STANDARD OF TIME.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08779-01-1