OREGON:  Maintain time at Daylight Saving Time

OREGON: Maintain time at Daylight Saving Time

A Senate Bill 320 would abolish the annual one-hour change in time to Standard Time and maintain Oregon on Daylight Saving Time. The bill would continue daylight saving time at 2 a.m. on Nov. 7, 2021, with a final decision made by voters in the November 2022 general election. The bill is on the docket for this week’s meeting of the Senate Committee on Business and General Government. The California Legislature is also considering keeping DST, and western Canada has expressed an interest, if Washington, Oregon, and California make the change.
Federal approval is only necessary if states want to stay with Daylight Saving Time. No such approval is needed for deciding to stay with Standard Time. Arizona and Hawaii currently don’t spring forward.