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  1. Mar 16, 2022 · The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed legislation that would make daylight saving time permanent starting in 2023, ending the twice-annual changing of clocks in a move promoted by supporters ...

  2. Mar 15, 2022 · Since Congress last amended the Uniform Time Act in 2005, Americans "spring forward" to begin daylight-saving time at 3 a.m. ET on the second Sunday in March, trading an hour of sleep for more ...

  3. Mar 21, 2022 · However, much to everyone’s surprise, the Senate unanimously approved a measure on March 15 to make daylight saving time permanent across the United States next year. Advertisement.

  4. First time when DST was observed in Romania was in 1917, due to World War I. Observed DST in 1932–1939 and since 1979. Russia: Observed DST in 1917–1919, 1921 (some areas), and 1981–2010. In 2011–2014, used permanent DST. In 2014, left permanent DST and switched to permanent standard time. Saint Pierre and Miquelon: Observed DST since 1987.

  5. Apr 09, 2022 · The Senate's enthusiasm for permanent Daylight Saving Time masks a very real debate at the intersection of human psychology, the economy and our collective sleep cycle.

  6. US inventor and politician Benjamin Franklin first proposed the concept of DST in 1784, but modern Daylight Saving Time was first suggested in 1895. At that time, George Vernon Hudson, an entomologist from New Zealand, presented a proposal for a 2-hour daylight saving shift. Why Use DST at All? Less than 40% of the countries in the world use DST.

  7. Apr 13, 2022 · In 1966, Congress passed the Uniform Time Act, which allowed states to observe daylight saving time for part of the year or stay on standard time all 12 months, as Arizona and Hawaii do.

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