WEST virginia legislature
2019 regular session
Senate Bill 486
By Senators Cline and Stollings
January 31, 2019; Referred
to the Committee on the Judiciary]
A BILL to amend and reenact §5-1-25 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to making daylight saving time the official time in West Virginia, year round.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 1. THE GOVERNOR.
§5-1-25. Designation of daylight saving time as official time.
Daylight saving time shall be the statewide official time,
commencing at two o’clock antemeridian on the second Sunday of March, 2019.
and terminating at two o’clock antemeridian on the first Sunday of November
This time shall apply to all public schools, institutions of higher learning,
agencies, departments and political subdivisions of the state.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to make daylight saving time in West Virginia the official time for the entire year.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.