7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill enacts provisions exempting Utah from the observance of daylight saving
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ exempts Utah from the observance of daylight saving time.
14 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
16 Other Special Clauses:
17 This bill provides a special effective date.
18 Utah Code Sections Affected:
20 63M-1-208, Utah Code Annotated 1953
22 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23 Section 1. Section 63M-1-208 is enacted to read:
24 63M-1-208. Daylight saving time exemption.
25 (1) As used in this section, "daylight saving time" means the period during a year when
26 the observed time is advanced one hour according to the provisions of 15 U.S.C. Sec. 260a.
27 (2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary relating to the adoption
28 of daylight saving time by all of the states, the state of Utah hereby exempts all areas of the
29 state from the daylight saving time provisions contained in 15 U.S.C. Sec. 260a.
30 (3) The state of Utah shall observe mountain standard time on a year-round basis,
31 without the observance of daylight saving time.
32 Section 2. Effective date.
33 If approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, this bill takes effect
34 on March 7, 2015.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-2-15 9:01 AM
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel