Standard Time Act
|Long title||An Act to save daylight and to provide standard time for the United States.|
Standard Time Act of 1918
|Enacted by the||65th United States Congress|
|Effective||March 19, 1918|
|Stat.||40 Stat. 450|
The Standard Time Act of 1918, also known as the Calder Act, was the first United States federal law implementing standard time and Daylight saving time in the United States. 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The section concerning daylight saving time was repealed by the act titled An Act For the repeal of the daylight-saving law, Pub.L. 66–40, 41 Stat. 280, enacted August 20, 1919, over President Woodrow Wilson's veto.
- Prerau, David (2006). Seize the Daylight: The Curious and Contentious Story of Daylight Saving Time. p. 90. ISBN 978-1-56025-796-7.
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