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Sponsors: Senators Peeler, Bennett, McElveen and Young
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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 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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
March 13, 2019
S. Printed 3/13/19--S.
Read the first time January 8, 2019.
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
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
LUKE A. RANKIN for Committee.
Explanation of Fiscal Impact
Introduced on January 8, 2019
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
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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