This suggested draft bill may be adopted or amended freely by members of Congress, to abolish Daylight Saving Time and restore permanent Standard Time nationwide, as is best for health, safety, education, economy, environment, and civil liberty.

A BILL

To abolish daylight saving time, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the “Sleep Protection Act”.

SEC. 2. ABOLISHING DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME.

Section 3(a) of the Uniform Time Act of 1966 (15 U.S.C. 260a) is amended by —

(1) striking subsection (a); and

(2) inserting before subsection…


This suggested draft bill may be adopted or amended freely by lawmakers to exempt any state from DST and restore permanent Standard Time, as is federally pre-approved and best for health, safety, education, economy, environment, and civil liberty.

BILL TO OPT OUT OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

An act to amend the Government Code in relation to the state’s computation of time; to provide that the state shall at all times observe the Standard Time of the United States; to exempt the state from the advancement of clocks to Daylight Saving Time; to provide an effective date; to repeal any conflicting laws; to urge neighboring states to enact similar…


Open letter to the North Dakota House of Representatives, Political Subdivisions Committee, submitted 2021 February 28.

Dear Honorable Representatives,

Please oppose SB-2201, refer it to your committees on health, safety, and education, and recommend its amendment to permanent Standard Time (draft attached).

SB-2201 seeks permanent Daylight Saving Time (DST), which science and history show is more harmful than clock change. Permanent Standard Time instead can improve viral immunity with better sleep, it will protect start times with morning sunlight, and it is federally pre-approved.

Scores of organizations representing thousands of scientists/doctors and millions of teachers/parents oppose permanent DST and endorse…


Open letter to the Illinois House of Representatives, Rules Committee, emailed 2021 February 24.

Rules Committee
Illinois House of Representatives
Springfield, Illinois 62706

Re:
• Support HB-2609 (Butler/Carroll), HB-3321 (Welter)
• Oppose HB-2946 (Morgan), HB-2982 (Morrison), HB-3527 (Zalewski/Carroll)

Dear Honorable Representatives,

I write regarding five similar bills recently referred to the Illinois House Rules Committee. Please support House Bills 2609 and 3321 (which seek permanent Standard Time), and please oppose House Bills 2946, 2982, and 3527 (which seek permanent Daylight Saving Time).

Permanent Standard Time can improve viral immunity with better sleep, it will protect start times with morning sunlight…


Open letter to the Illinois House of Representatives, State Government Administration Committee, emailed 2021 February 24.

State Government Administration Committee
Illinois House of Representatives
Springfield, Illinois 62706

Dear Honorable Representatives,

Please oppose HB-216, refer it to your committees on health, safety, and education, recommend its amendment to permanent Standard Time (draft attached), or advance HB-2609 and HB-3321 instead (which are already written for permanent Standard Time).

HB-216 seeks permanent Daylight Saving Time (DST), which science and history show is more harmful than clock change. …


Open letter to all US Senators and Representatives, emailed the week of 2021 February 22. Citations and visual aids are included at the end.

United States Senate &
House of Representatives
Washington, DC

Re:
• Oppose “Sunshine Protection Act” (Permanent Daylight Saving Time)
• Introduce “Sleep Protection Act” (Permanent Standard Time)
• Join the Sleep Health Caucus

Dear Honorable Members of Congress,

Please oppose the “Sunshine Protection Act” (extension of DST into winter). Please introduce a “Sleep Protection Act” (restoration of permanent Standard Time) instead. And please join the Sleep Health Caucus. …


Open letter to all California State legislators, emailed 2021 February 17. Inline citations refer to linked references listed at the end. Visual aids included.

Dear Honorable Legislators,

Thank you for your commitment to the well-being of all in California. I write on behalf of my nonprofit to ask you author a bill to opt the state out of Daylight Saving Time (DST). Doing so could improve viral immunity with better sleep, it will protect school start times with morning sunlight, and it is immediately permitted by federal law.

Scores of organizations representing thousands of scientists/doctors and millions of teachers/parents oppose…


Open letter to the Oklahoma House of Representatives, Committee on States Rights, emailed 2021 February 15.

Dear Honorable Representatives,

I write on behalf of my nonprofit to ask you support HB-1660, which seeks to end clock change and restore permanent Central Standard Time in Oklahoma. This policy can improve public health with better sleep, it will protect school start times with morning sunlight, and it is pre-approved by the US 1966 Uniform Time Act.

Scores of organizations representing thousands of scientists/doctors and millions of teachers/parents oppose seasonal and permanent Daylight Saving Time (DST) and endorse permanent Standard Time. Among these…


Open letter to the Michigan House of Representatives, Commerce & Tourism Committee, emailed 2021 February 14.

Dear Honorable Representatives,

Thank you for your commitment to the well-being of all in Michigan. I write on behalf of my nonprofit to ask you to oppose HB-4052, to refer it to the Committees on Health, Safety, Families, and Education, and to recommend its amendment to permanent Standard Time (draft amendment attached).

Scores of organizations representing thousands of scientists/doctors and millions of teachers/parents oppose permanent DST and endorse permanent Standard Time. Among these are the Michigan Academy of Sleep Medicine, National PTA, National Safety…


Open letter to the Vermont General Assembly, House Committee on General, Housing, & Military Affairs, emailed 2021 February 9.

Dear Honorable Legislators,

I write on behalf of my nonprofit to ask you support H‑168, which seeks to end clock change and restore permanent Eastern Standard Time in Vermont. This policy can improve public health with better sleep, it will protect school start times with morning sunlight, and it is pre-approved by the US 1966 Uniform Time Act.

Scores of organizations representing thousands of scientists/doctors and millions of teachers/parents oppose seasonal and permanent Daylight Saving Time (DST) and endorse permanent Standard…

Save Standard Time

Permanent #StandardTime is best for health, safety, kids, and workers. And it’s the quickest end to Daylight Saving Time (DST) clock change. Jay Pea, Founder

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