Reprinted

April 5, 2005





ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 127

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DIGEST OF SB 127 (Updated April 4, 2005 4:44 pm - DI 75)



Citations Affected: IC 1-1; IC 8-15; IC 8-23; noncode.

Synopsis: Requires Indiana to observe daylight saving time throughout the state. Urges Governor Daniels to petition the United States Department of Transportation to initiate proceedings to hold hearings on the issue of the time zone or time zones in which Indiana's ninety-two counties should be located. Provides that the state supports the effort of any county to change the time zone in which the county is located under procedures established by federal law. Provides that the county executive of a county may exempt itself from observing daylight saving time. Requires the Indiana department of transportation to erect and maintain where appropriate signage indicating a change in the time zone line in each direction on a tollway and on the state highway system.

Effective: Upon passage; January 1, 2006.





Riegsecker, Zakas
(HOUSE SPONSORS _ TORR, WOLKINS)




    January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce and Transportation.
    February 10, 2005, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 22, 2005, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.
    February 23, 2005, engrossed.
    February 28, 2005, read third time, passed. Yeas 38, nays 10.

HOUSE ACTION

    March 14, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Policy and Veterans Affairs.
    March 31, 2005, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
    April 4, 2005, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.





Reprinted

April 5, 2005

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 127



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning time.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 1-1-8.1-3; (05)ES0127.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 1-1-8.1-3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 3. The state supports the county executive of any county that seeks to change the time zone in which the county is located under the procedures established by federal law.
SOURCE: IC 1-1-8.1-4; (05)ES0127.2.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 1-1-8.1-4 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 4. (a) This section applies to a county that meets either of the following descriptions:
        (1) The county is adjacent to the boundary between the Central Time Zone and the Eastern Time Zone.
        (2) The county is adjacent to a county that has exempted itself from observance of daylight saving time under this section.
    (b) Notwithstanding any other law, daylight saving time is not required to be observed in a county to which this section applies if the county executive adopts a resolution providing that daylight saving time is not required to be observed in the county.

SOURCE: IC 8-15-3-22.5; (05)ES0127.2.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 8-15-3-22.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE

AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 22.5. Where appropriate, the department shall erect and maintain signage indicating a change in the time zone line in each direction on a tollway.

SOURCE: IC 8-23-4-13; (05)ES0127.2.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 8-23-4-13 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 13. Where appropriate, the department shall erect and maintain signage indicating a change in the time zone line in each direction on:
        (1) a highway located within the state highway system as set forth in section 2(a) of this chapter; and
        (2) the interstate highway system.

SOURCE: IC 1-1-8.1-1; IC 1-1-8.1-2.
; (05)ES0127.2.5. -->     SECTION 5. THE FOLLOWING ARE REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2006]: IC 1-1-8.1-1; IC 1-1-8.1-2.
SOURCE: ; (05)ES0127.2.6. -->     SECTION 6. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] The Indiana general assembly urges Governor Daniels to petition the United States Department of Transportation to initiate proceedings under the Uniform Time Act of 1966 to hold hearings in the appropriate locations in Indiana on the issue of the time zone or time zones in which Indiana's ninety-two (92) counties should be located.
SOURCE: ; (05)ES0127.2.7. -->     SECTION 7. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] As provided in IC 1-1-1-8, the provisions of this act are severable.
SOURCE: ; (05)ES0127.2.8. -->     SECTION 8. An emergency is declared for this act.