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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5090

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 132

 

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Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. VAIL, 52nd Dist.

 

AN ACT EXEMPTING THE STATE FROM OBSERVATION OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to require the state of Connecticut to remain on standard time and not observe Daylight Saving Time.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow Connecticut to maximize additional daylight in the evening in order for residents, employers, and businesses to get the most beneficial use of their time as a way to increase productivity and create additional consumer opportunities for Connecticut residents.