7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill provides for the state of Utah to remain on mountain daylight time year-round.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ provides for the state of Utah to remain on mountain daylight time year-round once
13 federal congressional legislation authorizes states to opt out of standard 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 63G-1-801, Utah Code Annotated 1953
22 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23 Section 1. Section 63G-1-801 is enacted to read:
24 63G-1-801. Year-round daylight saving time.
25 (1) As used in this section:
26 (a) "Mountain daylight time" means the period during a year when mountain standard
27 time is advanced one hour according to the provisions of 15 U.S.C. Sec. 260a.
28 (b) "Mountain standard time" means the observed time assigned to the mountain time
29 zone in 15 U.S.C. Sec. 261.
30 (2) The state of Utah exempts all areas of the state from standard time.
31 (3) The year-round observed time of the entire state of Utah and all of the state's
32 political subdivisions is mountain daylight time.
33 Section 2. Contingent effective date.
34 (1) This bill takes effect on the first Sunday of November following the day on which
35 the United States Congress enacts legislation to amend 15 U.S.C. Sec. 260a to authorize states
36 to observe daylight saving time year-round.
37 (2) The lieutenant governor shall inform the legislative general counsel in writing of
38 the date this bill takes effect in accordance with this section.