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The second bill would let Florida remain in daylight saving time on its own, even if the rest of the nation returns to standard time.
That’s because the shift from standard time to daylight saving time officially takes place at 2 a.m. local time Sunday.
In 1883, the economic clout of the railroads allowed them to replace sun time with standard time with no legislative assistance and little public opposition.
After each war, Congress rescinded the national laws but many people liked the extra hour of sunshine at the end of summer days, so some states and even cities observed daylight time while others kept standard time year-round.
Hawaii and most of Arizona are on standard time year-round.
Eight months of the year are in daylight time, and four months are in standard time. 9.
Without interfering with the time zones, can the legislators at least do one thing right and decide on whether Alaska remains on standard time or daylight savings time?
Currently, only Hawaii and the bulk of Arizona stick to standard time year-round.
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Definition of standard time for English Language Learners
: the official time of a particular region or country
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