1918 Standard Time Act

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The Standard Time Act is also known as the Calder Act. It was the first United States federal law implementing standard time and Daylight saving time in the United States.[1] It authorized the Interstate Commerce Commission to define each time zone.

The section concerning daylight saving time was repealed by the act titled An Act For the repeal of the daylight-saving law.

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  1. Prerau, David (2006). Seize the Daylight: The Curious and Contentious Story of Daylight Saving Time. p. 90. ISBN 978-1-56025-796-7.