WATCH: U.S. Senate Unanimously Approves Legislation to Make Daylight Saving Time Permanent
By NBC News // March 18, 2022
Sunshine Protection Act was passed by unanimous consent
ABOVE VIDEO: The Senate approved legislation Tuesday that would make daylight saving time permanent in the U.S. starting next year. (MSNBC video)
(NBCNEWS.COM) – The Senate approved legislation Tuesday that would make daylight saving time permanent in the U.S. starting next year.
The bill, called The Sunshine Protection Act, was passed by unanimous consent, meaning no senators opposed it. If it is enacted, Americans would no longer need to change their clocks twice a year.
“We got it past the Senate, and now the clock is ticking to get the job done so we never have to switch our clocks again,” Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said on the Senate floor.
“So I urge my colleagues in the House to act as swiftly as the Senate — let’s get this bill on President Biden’s desk and deliver more sunshine to Americans across the country.”
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