assembly Bill A3837

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the task force on daylight saving time

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Jan 28, 2021 referred to governmental operations

A3837 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5371
Law Section:
Executive
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11190, S8195
2019-2020: A1690, S3928

A3837 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A3837 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   3837
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. VANEL -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Operations
 
 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