Updated: Congressional Research Service Report About Daylight Saving Time
A recently updated report (9 pages; PDF) about the history and use of Daylight Saving Time in the United States is now available from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) via the Federation of American Scientists (FAS).
The report is organized into the following sections:
- When and Why Was Daylight Saving Time Enacted?
- Has the Law Been Amended Since Inception?
- Which States and Territories Do Not Observe DST?
- What Other Countries Observe DST?
- Which Federal Agency Regulates DST in the United States
- How Does an Area Move on or off DST?
- How Can States and Territories Change an Area’s Time Zone?
- DST-Impact Studies
- Energy Savings and Cost
- Federal Studies
- Sample Scholarly Journal Articles
- What Federal Legislation Has Been Introduced Related to DST?
- 108th Congress
- 107th Congress
- 106th Congress
- 102nd Congress
- 95th Congress
- Where Can I Find More Information on DST?
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