Bill Text: TX HB49 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to daylight saving time.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-11-12 - Filed [HB49 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB49-Introduced.html
  86R3292 MCK-D
 
  By: Larson H.B. No. 49
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to daylight saving time.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 312.016, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (d) to read as follows:
         (d)  The state, acting under the exemption provisions of
  Section 3(a), Uniform Time Act of 1966 (15 U.S.C. Section 260a(a)),
  is exempt from the provisions of that law that establish daylight
  saving time. The exemption provided by this subsection applies to
  both the portion of the state using central standard time as the
  official standard time and the portion of the state using mountain
  standard time as the official standard time.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect November 4, 2019, to
  coincide with the end of daylight saving time for 2019.
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