ICSEW BILL ALERT SB 5139: Concerning Daylight Savings Time
Current Status from leg.wa.gov:
- Jan 11: Prefiled for introduction.
- Jan 14: First reading, referred to State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections. (View Original Bill)
- Feb 8: Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections at 1:30 PM (Subject to change). (Committee Materials)
Why does this bill matter to you?
How does it apply to state employed women?
Declares an intent to observe daylight saving time year-round, if authorized by United States Congress, & review potential impact the time zone has on border communities between this state and other states to determine whether to seek authorization through the U.S. Dept. of Transportation to change to Mountain Std Time year-round if Daylight Savings is not authorized by Congress.
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