[tz] Permanent DST in Florida: step 2 of 4 completed
Arthur David Olson
arthurdavidolson at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 23:02:46 UTC 2018
> If western Florida switches to permanent UTC-05
> then it would get a separate Zone
> (presumably named America/Pensacola)
> as a companion to America/Miami.
...it is the intent of the Legislature that daylight saving time shall be
the year-round standard time of the entire state and all of its political
(Seemingly resolving the matter of western Florida, but complicating the
matter of whether the new time should be called daylight or standard.)
Note also: "This act shall take effect July 1, 2018."
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 6:37 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> On 03/12/2018 12:01 AM, Phake Nick wrote:
>> As a result, if the proposal get through, that part of FL should also
>> become a tz region of its own in the timezone database?
> Yes, good point. If western Florida switches to permanent UTC-05 then it
> would get a separate Zone (presumably named America/Pensacola) as a
> companion to America/Miami.
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