Today's Law As Amended

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AB-807 Daylight saving time.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.
 If federal law authorizes the state to provide for the year-round application of daylight saving time and the Legislature considers the adoption of this application, it is the intent of the this act to encourage the Legislature to consider the potential impacts of year-round daylight saving time on communities along the border between California and other states and between California and Mexico.

SEC. 2.

 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) The standard time within the state shall advance by one hour during the daylight saving time period commencing at 2 a.m. on the second Sunday of March of each year and ending at 2 a.m. on the first Sunday of November of each year.
(c) Notwithstanding subdivision (b), the Legislature may amend this section by a two-thirds vote to change the dates and times of the daylight saving time period, consistent with federal law, and, if federal law authorizes the state to provide for the year-round application of daylight saving time, the Legislature may amend this section by a two-thirds vote to provide for that application.

SEC. 3.

 Section 1 of the Daylight Saving Time Act is repealed.

SEC. 4.

 Section 2 of the Daylight Saving Time Act is repealed.

SEC. 5.

 Section 3 of the Daylight Saving Time Act is repealed.

SEC. 6.

 Section 4 of the Daylight Saving Time Act is repealed.

SEC. 7.

 Section 5 of the Daylight Saving Time Act is repealed.

SEC. 8.
 Sections 2 to 7, 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 7, inclusive, of this act to the voters at a statewide election in accordance with Section 9040 of the Elections Code.