7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill, subject to congressional authorization, places Utah on year-round mountain
10 daylight time.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ subject to congressional authorization, places Utah and all political subdivisions in
14 Utah on year-round mountain daylight time.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
18 This bill provides a contingent effective date.
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 63G-1-901, Utah Code Annotated 1953
23 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
24 Section 1. Section 63G-1-901 is enacted to read:
25 63G-1-901. Year-round daylight saving time.
26 (1) As used in this section:
27 (a) "Mountain daylight time" means the period during a year when mountain standard
28 time is advanced one hour in accordance with 15 U.S.C. Sec. 260a.
29 (b) "Mountain standard time" means the observed time assigned to the mountain time
30 zone in 15 U.S.C. Sec. 261.
31 (2) Utah exempts all areas of the state from standard time.
32 (3) The year-round observed time of the entire state and all of the state's political
33 subdivisions is mountain daylight time.
34 Section 2. Contingent effective date.
35 (1) As used in this section, "western state" means Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho,
36 Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming.
37 (2) This bill takes effect on the first Sunday of November following the day on which
38 both of the following have occurred:
39 (a) legislation, enacted by Congress, goes into effect to amend 15 U.S.C. Sec. 260a to
40 authorize states to observe daylight saving time year-round; and
41 (b) at least four western states, other than Utah, pass legislation to place all or a portion
42 of those states on year-round daylight time, regardless of the time zone.
43 (3) The lieutenant governor shall inform the legislative general counsel in writing of
44 the date this bill takes effect in accordance with this section.