Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to finance
|Mar 03, 2021
referred to finance
Senate Bill S5371
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S5371 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S5371 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5371 REVISED 03/10/2021 SPONSOR: OBERACKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to establish a task force to study the effects of New York state opting out of daylight saving time PURPOSE: To convene a commission of the commissioners of health, agriculture and markets, and economic development, or their designees, to study the impact and effects of daylight saving time. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 authorizes and directs the secretary of state to convene the commission. Section 2 states the study shall include, at minimum, the history, rele- vant studies, economic impact, health impacts, relevant positions and legislation from neighboring states and the federal government, and
2021-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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