SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) — The Illinois Senate has passed SB 533 on Tuesday, which would make the observance Daylight Saving Time permanent year-round.
The bill passed with a vote of 44-2.
It now heads to the House.
The bill would make Daylight Saving Time permanent year-round, beginning with when we set the clocks forward again in March 2020, and eliminating the switch to Daylight Standard Time in the Fall.
Currently, Hawaii and portions of Arizona are the only two states that observe Daylight Standard Time year-round.
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