Time Zone Report

Following Daylight Saving Time legislation in the US

Category: Forward Time

Time For Congress to Create “Forward Time”?

No state can currently enact legislation to go to Year-Round DST, because 15 USC Subsection IX “Standard Time” doesn’t permit it.  Congressional Research Service report (number 98-99C from February of 1998, available online here) titled “Daylight Saving Time” says: Although it may exempt itself, if a state decides to observe DST, the dates of observance […]

Alabama Won’t Pursue Year-Round DST Legislation

Ray Harwood at Time Zone Report has received an Email from Alabama Senator Rusty Glover’s office indicating that the Alabama legislature will not be considering Year-Round DST.  The Email reads: Thank you for your support and information concerning time zones and Daylight Saving Time.  Our office has been informed by our Governor’s office that we […]

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