CT HB05043 - Substitute House Bill No. 5043 - sHB5043 / File No. 606|
An Act Concerning The Adoption Of Atlantic Standard Time. Upon the enactment of legislation in the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York adopting Atlantic standard time.
House of Representatives|
sHB5043 / File No. 606
File No. 606 January Session, 2019
Substitute House Bill No. 5043
House of Representatives, April 11, 2019|
The Committee on Government Administration and Elections reported through REP. FOX of the 148th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the House, that the substitute bill ought to pass.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADOPTION OF ATLANTIC STANDARD TIME.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
Section 1. Section 1-6 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2019):
[The](a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the standard of time for the seventy-fifth meridian west of Greenwich shall be the standard of time for this state,
exceptthat the standard of time of this state shall be one hour in advance of such established time from two o'clock ante meridian on the second
Sunday in March until two o'clock ante meridian on the first Sunday in November.
(b) Upon the enactment of legislation in the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York adopting Atlantic standard time, the Governor of this state shall forthwith apply to the
United States Secretary of Transportation to change the standard of time for this
state to Atlantic standard time. If such application is approved by the secretary, the standard of time for this state shall be Atlantic standard time.
This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:Section 1 , October 1, 2019, 1-6
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