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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 1 : General Provisions

Chapter 009 : Time

(Cite as: 1 V.S.A. § 431)
  • § 431. Standard time; daylight saving time

    (a) The standard time within the State of Vermont shall be based on the mean astronomical time of 75° of longitude west from Greenwich, known and designated as “U.S. Eastern Standard Time,” except as provided in 15 U.S.C. § 260a, when standard time shall be advanced one hour. The period of time so advanced may be called “daylight saving time.”

    (b) The Governor is authorized to shorten or lengthen the period specified in subsection (a) of this section by proclamation, if necessary to make the time accord with the time in effect in any of the states whose boundaries adjoin Vermont. This proclamation shall be issued at least 10 days before it takes effect. (Amended 2017, No. 74, § 1.)