Time Zone News
The State lawmakers in the House and Senate of Georgia introduced a bill to end time change in the state. Rep. Wes Cantrell, R-Woodstock has introduced legislation that will stop people from changing their clocks twice a year, particularly during March and November. Once this bill becomes a law, t... read more
North Dakota senators passed a new bill on Monday, February 8, to make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent. The proponents believe that approving this law will eliminate the inconvenient clock changing that happens twice a year. Not only that but having a permanent DST in the state can help peop... read more
A group of Connecticut legislators supports the bill to move the northeast of the United States off the Eastern Standard Time (est). If the bill is approved, Connecticut would be using the Atlantic Standard Time. This will lead to observing Daylight Saving Time for 12 months.
According to Cathy O... read more
In the midnight of February first this year, South Sudan will change its time zone from East Africa Time (EAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT). Its neighbor, Sudan, currently use CAT. The shift in time zone will make South Sudan two hours ahead of Universal Time Coordinated (UTC). But right now, ... read more
The Regional Duma’s proposal of changing the Volgograd Region’s time zone was approved on December 16 by the Russian Federation's State Duma. At the plenary session, the senators considered the federal time law amendment, wherein the senators had considered 41 questions. Oleg Tkach, a representati... read more
Jeremy Roberts, MPP for Ottawa West-Nepean, has submitted a bill in October pleading for an end to the traditional practice of clock changing. This private members’ bill calls for an end to Daylight Saving Time has passed the third reading in the legislature. The Time Amendment Act (Bill 214) receiv... read more
AUSTIN - Senator Judith Zaffirini was one of the first individuals to pre-file bills for the 87th Texas Legislative Session last Monday (November 9). The pandemic didn’t hinder Zaffirini and her staff to work harder than before. She pre-filed 34 bills that reflect her advocacy to prioritize educatio... read more
As of Sunday, March 12, 2017, Haiti will reinstate Daylight Saving Time, by moving their clocks forward 1 hour. This was done at 02:00 or 2 AM, and the clocks were pushed forward to 03:00 or 3 AM.
Why Was DST Reintroduced in Haiti?
Yves Germain Joseph, the Secretary General of the Presidency... read more
Mongolia is set to do away with Daylight Saving completely, after a decision made by the Mongolian cabinet on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.
To clarify, the local government made the decision to stick with standard time as a permanent change, meaning they will no longer observe Daylight Saving or ... read more
The Magallanes Region in Chile will be staying on Daylight Saving on May 14, 2017, instead of moving their clocks back one hour like the rest of Chile. The capital of this region – Punta Arenas – will also remain on DST.
Why Stay on Daylight Saving?
For some time, residents and politicians h... read more
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