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 ====== Why did the system time change in the wrong month? ====== ====== Why did the system time change in the wrong month? ======
  
-There are a variety of reasons that may explain this situation and before we discuss the other possibilities,​ we're going to explore a change that the US Congress made to the rules. ​ In the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the US Congress agreed to change when the semi-annual time changes would occur, starting January 1, 2007.  ​+There are a variety of reasons that may explain this situation and before we discuss the other possibilities,​ we're going to explore a change that the US Congress made to the rules. ​ In the Energy Policy Act of 2005((1 Energy Policy Act of 2005: https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Energy_Policy_Act_of_2005)), the US Congress agreed to change when the semi-annual time changes would occur, starting January 1, 2007.  ​
  
-Prior to that change, the  Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 dictated that time would change within the US as follows: ​ The first Sunday of April at 2 a.m and the final Sunday of October at 2 a.m.  ​+Prior to that change, the  Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935((2 Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935: https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Public_Utility_Holding_Company_Act_of_1935)) ​dictated that time would change within the US as follows: ​ The first Sunday of April at 2 a.m and the final Sunday of October at 2 a.m.  ​
  
 After the change, the rules changed to to the second Sunday of March at 2 a.m. and the first Sunday of November at 2 a.m. After the change, the rules changed to to the second Sunday of March at 2 a.m. and the first Sunday of November at 2 a.m.
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