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Utah's anti-daylight saving bill is killed

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Published 7-Feb-2012

A proposal to end daylight saving time (DST) in Utah, the United States, has been rejected by state’s House Judiciary Committee.

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Republican representative Jim Nielson’s draft bill, “Elimination of Daylight Saving Time”, failed to move forward for further voting.

A “serious” bill

Nielson reportedly expressed to the committee that his draft bill was a serious one, not a publicity stunt nor a “message” bill. His comment was in response to some media reports questioning the seriousness of the bill.

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