South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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S. 11

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senators Peeler, Bennett, McElveen and Young
Document Path: l:\council\bills\agm\19432wab19.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 3246, 3335

Introduced in the Senate on January 8, 2019
Introduced in the House on March 21, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Daylight saving time

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/12/2018  Senate  Prefiled
  12/12/2018  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary
    1/8/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 41)
    1/8/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 41)
   3/13/2019  Senate  Committee report: Favorable Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 7)
   3/19/2019  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 28)
   3/19/2019  Senate  Roll call Ayes-43  Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 28)
   3/20/2019  Senate  Read third time and sent to House 
                        (Senate Journal-page 15)
   3/21/2019  House   Introduced and read first time
   3/21/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/12/2018
3/13/2019

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COMMITTEE REPORT

March 13, 2019

S. 11

Introduced by Senator Peeler

S. Printed 3/13/19--S.

Read the first time January 8, 2019.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

To whom was referred a Bill (S. 11) to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 1-1-30 so as to provide that the South Carolina General Assembly intends for daylight, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:

LUKE A. RANKIN for Committee.

            

STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED FISCAL IMPACT

Explanation of Fiscal Impact

Introduced on January 8, 2019

State Expenditure

This bill provides that the General Assembly intends to adopt daylight savings time as the year-round standard if authorized by Congress. The bill does not require any agency action and does not operationally or fiscally impact state agencies or local governments. Therefore, the bill does not have an expenditure impact on the general fund, federal funds, or other funds.

Frank A. Rainwater, Executive Director

Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office

A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-30 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY INTENDS FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME TO BE THE YEAR-ROUND STANDARD TIME OF THE ENTIRE STATE SHOULD THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AMEND CERTAIN RELATED FEDERAL LAW TO ALLOW STATES TO OBSERVE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME YEAR ROUND.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Article 1, Chapter 1, Title 1 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 1-1-30.    If the United States Congress amends 15 U.S.C. Section 260a to authorize states to observe daylight saving time year round, it is the intent of the South Carolina General Assembly that daylight saving time be the year-round standard of the entire state and all of its political subdivisions."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect July 1, 2019.

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