State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced , by Rep. Steven A. Andersson


5 ILCS 440/1  from Ch. 1, par. 3201

    Amends the Time Standardization Act. Provides that daylight saving time shall be the year-round standard time of the entire State. Makes other changes. Effective July 1, 2017.

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1    AN ACT concerning government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Time Standardization Act is amended by
5changing Section 1 as follows:
6    (5 ILCS 440/1)  (from Ch. 1, par. 3201)
7    Sec. 1. Notwithstanding how time is advanced pursuant to
8the federal Uniform Time Act of 1966, 15 U.S.C. 260a, at At two
9o'clock ante meridian of the second Sunday in March of 2018
10each year, the standard time in this State state shall be
11advanced one hour; and thereafter, daylight saving time shall
12be the year-round standard time of the entire State , and at two
13o'clock ante meridian of the first Sunday in November of each
14year the standard time in this state shall, by the retarding of
15one hour, be made to coincide with the mean astronomical time
16of the ninety degrees of longitude West from Greenwich, the
17standard official time of which is described as United States
18standard central time, so that between the second Sunday of
19March at two o'clock ante meridian in each year and the first
20Sunday in November at two o'clock ante meridian in each year
21the standard time in this state shall be one hour in advance of
22the United States standard central time: Provided, however,
23that nothing in this act shall be so construed as to be in



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1contravention of any federal law or authorized order of the
2Interstate Commerce Commission with respect to the time zones
3of the United States. And in all laws, statutes, orders,
4judgments, rules and regulations relating to the time of
5performance of any act of any officer or department of this
6State state, or of any county, township, city or town,
7municipal corporation, agency or instrumentality of the State
8state, or school district or school authority or relating to
9the time in which any rights shall accrue or determine, or
10within which any act shall or shall not be performed by any
11person subject to the jurisdiction of the State state, and in
12all the public schools and in all institutions of the State
13state, or of any county, township, city or town, municipal
14corporation, agency or instrumentality of the State state or
15school district or school authority, and in all contracts or
16choses in action made or to be performed in the State state, it
17shall be understood and intended that the time shall be the
18time prescribed in this Section section.
19    If the date on which time is to be advanced one hour, the
20date on which time is to be retarded one hour, or both, as set
21forth under Section 260a of the federal Uniform Time Act of
221966 (15 U.S.C. 260a), as now or hereafter amended, renumbered,
23or succeeded, differs from either or both of those dates as set
24forth under this Section, then the dates set forth under the
25federal law shall control and shall apply in Illinois,
26notwithstanding the dates set forth in this Section.



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1(Source: P.A. 95-725, eff. 6-30-08.)
2    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,