Illinois Senate to consider ending Daylight Saving Time

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) — A bill which would end the observance of Daylight Saving Time in Illinois is headed to the Senate next week.

Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) introduced Senate Bill 533, which would make Daylight Saving Time permanent year round after the clocks spring ahead in March 2020.

Manar said students at Carlilnville High School convinced him to introduce the bill, which passed out of committee on May 23rd.

It will now be considered by the Senate next week.

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