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SF 1416

1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/25/2019 04:27pm

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underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to standards of time; providing for advanced standard time, also known
as daylight saving time, year-round effective upon authorization by federal law;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 645.071; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 645.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 645.071, is amended to read:


645.071 STANDARD OF TIME.

Every mention of, or reference to, any hour or time in any law is to be construed with
reference to and in accordance with the standard time deleted text beginor advanced standard timedeleted text end provided
by federal law. No department of the state government and no county, city or town shall
employ any other time or adopt any ordinance or order providing for the use of any other
time than the federal standard time deleted text beginor advanced standard timedeleted text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2020, until the first
commencement of advanced standard time, also known as daylight saving time, following
enactment of an amendment to United States Code, title 15, section 260a, or another
applicable law, which authorizes states to observe advanced standard time year-round.
new text end

Sec. 2.

new text begin [645.0715] STANDARD OF TIME.
new text end

new text begin Every mention of, or reference to, any hour or time in any law, during any period of the
year, is to be construed with reference to and in accordance with the advanced standard
time provided by federal law. No department of the state government and no county, city,
or town shall employ, during any period of the year, any other time, or adopt any ordinance
or order providing for the use, during any period of the year, of any other time than the
federal advanced standard time.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective upon the first commencement of advanced
standard time, also known as daylight saving time, following enactment of an amendment
to United States Code, title 15, section 260a, or another applicable law, which authorizes
states to observe advanced standard time year-round.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginABOLISHING DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME.
new text end

new text begin The state claims exemption, as permitted under United States Code, title 15, chapter 6,
subchapter IX, section 260a(a), from the requirement in the same federal law to advance
standard time by one hour from the second Sunday of March to the first Sunday of November
each year.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2020, until the first
commencement of advanced standard time, also known as daylight saving time, following
enactment of an amendment to United States Code, title 15, section 260a, or another
applicable law, which authorizes states to observe advanced standard time year-round.
new text end