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Daylight saving time: keep it or leave it?

Nov 4, 2022, 10:07 AM | Updated: 11:13 am
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The Daylight Act, a bill in Congress sponsored by Utah Rep. Rob Bishop, could lead to the end of daylight saving time in our state. (Photo: Shutterstock)
(Photo: Shutterstock)

SALT LAKE CITY — It is that time of year again. Daylight saving time comes to an end this weekend as Utahns move the clocks back one hour.

Not everyone is a fan of the shift. In fact, the U.S. Senate approved the Sunshine Protection Act earlier this year which would get rid of daylight saving time however, the bill is locked in the house.

If the bill were approved, the change would take place in the fall of 2023.

But the house has chosen to bench it at least for the moment. If the bill passed, American states that recognize the change may only be looking at one more time switch. 

Until then, the standard practice is to move clocks back an hour on Sunday, Nov. 6.  

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