Florida Senate - 2018 SB 858 By Senator Steube 23-01219-18 2018858__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to daylight saving time; exempting the 3 State of Florida and its political subdivisions from 4 daylight saving time; requiring that the state and all 5 of its political subdivisions observe standard time; 6 providing an effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. s. 260(a), this state 11 exempts itself and all of its political subdivisions from the 12 observance of daylight saving time, between 2 a.m. on the second 13 Sunday in March and 2 a.m. on the first Sunday in November of 14 each calendar year, and the entire state and all of its 15 political subdivisions shall observe the standard time that is 16 otherwise applicable during that period. 17 Section 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.