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{{nomt2012}}{{tnr}}The '''Montana Daylight Savings Time Referendum''' did not get placed on the [[Montana 2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in the state of Montana as a {{lrssfull}}. The measure was introduced during [[Dates of 2011 state legislative sessions|2011 session]] on January 20 and was being sponsored by [[Montana State Senate|State Senator]] [[Terry Murphy]]. The measure, if it had been sent to the ballot by voters, would have allowed the state to opt out of daylight savings time year round, and would have kept Montana consistently on Mountain Standard Time. The [[Montana Legislature]] must have passed the measure before sending it to the ballot in November 2012.<ref name=text> [http://laws.leg.mt.gov/laws11/LAW0210W$BSIV.ActionQuery?P_BILL_NO1=178&P_BLTP_BILL_TYP_CD=SB&Z_ACTION=Find ''Montana Legislature'', "Senate Bill 178," Retrieved January 20, 2011]</ref>
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{{nomt2012}}{{tnr}}The '''Montana Daylight Savings Time Referendum''' did not get placed on the [[Montana 2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in the state of Montana as a {{lrssfull}}. The measure was introduced during [[Dates of 2011 state legislative sessions|2011 session]] on January 20 and was being sponsored by [[Montana State Senate|State Senator]] [[Terry Murphy]]. The measure, if it had been sent to the ballot by voters, would have allowed the state to opt out of daylight savings time year round, and would have kept Montana consistently on Mountain Standard Time. The [[Montana Legislature]] must have passed the measure before sending it to the ballot in November 2012.<ref name=text> [http://laws.leg.mt.gov/laws11/LAW0210W$BSIV.ActionQuery?P_BILL_NO1=178&P_BLTP_BILL_TYP_CD=SB&Z_ACTION=Find ''Montana Legislature'', "Senate Bill 178," accessed January 20, 2011]</ref>
 
==Text of amendment==
 
==Text of amendment==
 
===Bill summary===
 
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==Path to the ballot==
 
==Path to the ballot==
  
On [[BC2011#January|January 26, 2011]], the [[Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs Committee, Montana Senate|Senate Business, Labor and Economic Affairs Committee]] planned a hearing on the measure. The [[Montana Legislature]] adjourned without the measure being sent to the ballot.<ref> [http://laws.leg.mt.gov/laws11/LAW0208W$BLAC.QueryView?P_BILL_DFT_NO=LC0828&P_BLAC_APPL_SEQ=15 ''Montana Legislature'', "SB 178-Action Details," Retrieved January 27, 2011]</ref>
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On [[BC2011#January|January 26, 2011]], the [[Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs Committee, Montana Senate|Senate Business, Labor and Economic Affairs Committee]] planned a hearing on the measure. The [[Montana Legislature]] adjourned without the measure being sent to the ballot.<ref> [http://laws.leg.mt.gov/laws11/LAW0208W$BLAC.QueryView?P_BILL_DFT_NO=LC0828&P_BLAC_APPL_SEQ=15 ''Montana Legislature'', "SB 178-Action Details," accessed January 27, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

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The Montana Daylight Savings Time Referendum did not get placed on the 2012 ballot in the state of Montana as a legislatively-referred state statute. The measure was introduced during 2011 session on January 20 and was being sponsored by State Senator Terry Murphy. The measure, if it had been sent to the ballot by voters, would have allowed the state to opt out of daylight savings time year round, and would have kept Montana consistently on Mountain Standard Time. The Montana Legislature must have passed the measure before sending it to the ballot in November 2012.[1]

Text of amendment

Bill summary

The summary of the bill, according to the Montana Legislature, read as follows:[1]

"An act providing for the year-round observance of Mountain Standard Time throughout the entire state of Montana, including all political subdivisions; exempting the state from observance of Daylight Saving Time; providing that the proposed act be submitted to the qualified electors of Montana; amending Section 30-14-1729, MCA; and providing an effective date."

Path to the ballot

On January 26, 2011, the Senate Business, Labor and Economic Affairs Committee planned a hearing on the measure. The Montana Legislature adjourned without the measure being sent to the ballot.[2]

References