senate Bill S1876

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to observing Atlantic time

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Jan 16, 2021 referred to judiciary

S1876 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7258
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 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7080

S1876 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to causing New York to observe Atlantic time.

S1876 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1876 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1876
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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