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HOUSE BILL NO. 384
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H0384.....................................................by WAYS AND MEANS
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME - Adds to existing law to provide that a specified
portion of the state of Idaho shall be exempt from the daylight saving time
provisions of federal law.
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AYES -- Barrett, Bieter, Cuddy, Denney, Gould, Henbest(Farley),
Higgins, Hornbeck, Jaquet, Langford, Loertscher, McKague, Moss,
Moyle, Pearce, Pischner, Sali, Stone, Wood, Young(Young), Mr. Speaker
NAYS -- Barraclough, Bedke, Bell, Black, Boe, Bolz, Bradford,
Callister, Chase, Clark, Collins, Deal, Ellis, Ellsworth, Eskridge,
Field(13), Field(20), Gagner, Hadley, Hammond, Hansen, Harwood,
Jones, Kellogg, Kendell, Kunz, Lake, Marley, Meyer, Montgomery,
Mortensen, Pomeroy, Raybould, Ridinger, Roberts, Robison, Schaefer,
Sellman, Shepherd, Smith, Smylie, Stevenson, Tilman, Trail, Wheeler
Absent and excused -- Bruneel, Campbell, Crow, Mader
Floor Sponsor -- Jaquet
Filed w/ Office of the Chief Clerk
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-sixth Legislature First Regular Session - 2001
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 384
BY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME; AMENDING CHAPTER 1, TITLE 73, IDAHO CODE, BY
3 THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 73-123, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE THAT A SPECI-
4 FIED PORTION OF THE STATE OF IDAHO SHALL BE EXEMPTED FROM THE DAYLIGHT
5 SAVING TIME PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL LAW; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Chapter 1, Title 73, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
8 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
9 ignated as Section 73-123, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
10 73-123. EXEMPTION FROM DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME. Notwithstanding any other
11 provision of law to the contrary by the United States government relating to
12 the adoption of daylight saving time by all of the states, the state of Idaho
13 elects to reject such time for so much of the state as lies south of the
14 Salmon River, traversing the state from east to west near forty-five degrees
15 thirty minutes latitude, and located in the mountain standard time zone.
16 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby
17 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
18 passage and approval.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This bill is proposed as an energy conservation measure. By
exempting Mountain Standard Time from daylight savings time in
the state of Idaho, a significant savings in the use of electrical
energy and decreased costs for the consumers of electricity would
There is no fiscal impact to the general fund. However, there
would be a reduction in costs to ratepayers throughout the state.
Name: Speaker Bruce Newcomb
Rep. Wendy Jaquet, 332-1130
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 384