Today's Law As Amended


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AB-385 Daylight Saving Time.(2015-2016)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 6808 is added to the Government Code, to read:

6808.
 (a) The standard time within the state is that of the fifth zone designated by federal law as Pacific standard time (15 U.S.C. Secs. 261 and 263).
(b) If federal law authorizes the state to provide for the year-round application of the advancement of standard time commonly referred to as day light savings time, Legislature may amend this section by a majority vote to provide for that application.

SEC. 2.

 Section 1 of the Daylight Saving Time Act is repealed.

SEC. 3.

 Section 2 of the Daylight Saving Time Act is repealed.

SEC. 4.

 Section 3 of the Daylight Saving Time Act is repealed.

SEC. 5.

 Section 4 of the Daylight Saving Time Act is repealed.

SEC. 6.

 Section 5 of the Daylight Saving Time Act is repealed.

SEC. 7.
 (a) Sections 1 to 6, inclusive, of this act amend the Daylight Saving Time Act, Proposition 12, an initiative statute approved by the voters at the November 8, 1949, special election, and shall become effective only when this act is submitted to and approved by the voters. The Secretary of State shall submit Sections 1 to 6, inclusive, of this act to the voters at a statewide election in accordance with Section 9040 of the Elections Code.
(b) Upon approval of this act by the voters, the Secretary of State shall provide express notice to the federal Secretary of Transportation that California has, by law, exempted itself from provisions providing for the advancement of time, commonly referred to as daylight savings time.