assembly Bill A6443

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes daylight saving time as the year-round standard time of the state and the city of New York

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Mar 17, 2021 referred to governmental operations

A6443 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3813
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:
S9077

A6443 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes daylight saving time as the year-round standard time of the state and the city of New York.

A6443 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   6443
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SANTABARBARA -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the general construction law and the administrative code
   of the city of New York, in relation to establishing  daylight  saving
   time  as  the year-round standard time in the state and in the city of
   New York

   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 meridian of longitude west from Greenwich,
 except as hereinafter provided, and all courts and public officers,  and
 legal and official proceedings, shall be regulated thereby.
   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]  THE  TIME  AS
 DETERMINED BY 15 USC SECTIONS 260 TO 267, EXCEPT THAT THE STATE OBSERVES
 YEAR-ROUND  THE  PROVISIONS OF 15 USC 260A PROVIDING FOR THE ADVANCEMENT
 OF TIME, COMMONLY KNOWN AS EASTERN DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME IF  FEDERAL  LAW
 PERMITS THE YEAR-ROUND OBSERVATION OF EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME.
   §  2. 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-

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.