senate Bill S5371

2021-2022 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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to finance
Mar 03, 2021 referred to finance

S5371 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3837
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8195, A11190
2019-2020: S3928, A1690

S5371 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5371 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5371 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5371
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. OBERACKER -- 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.
                                                            LBD03142-01-1

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