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Media Advisory: Establishing Daylight Savings Time as the official time year-round in Oklahoma interim study

Sen. Blake Stephens, R-Tahlequah, will present an interim study analyzing the benefits of “locking the clock” and establishing Daylight Saving Time (DST) as the official time year-round in Oklahoma. The study will be held by the Senate General Government Committee on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 9 a.m. in room 230 of the state Capitol.

The study will include an overview of the health and work-day benefits of locking the clock. Presenters will include representatives from the agricultural industry, business sector, health and mental health fields and a retired meteorologist.  

The General Government Committee meeting will be livestreamed at

In-person access at the state Capitol to Senate committee meetings will be prioritized for Senators, staff, guests invited by the chair for presentation to the committee and credentialed media.

To view a PDF version of this meeting notice, please click here. For a complete list of Oklahoma Senate meeting notices, please click here.

For more information, contact Sen. Blake Stephens, 405-521-5574, or email