The California Sleep Society (CSS) has been organized for scientific and educational purposes, and to act as a voice for sleep professionals in the State of California. The CSS promotes and provides education in polysomnography and sleep medicine as well as increased public awareness of the field. The CSS encourages and assists in the advancement of scientific and technical standards of polysomnographic technology, and promotes the highest standards of training and qualifications for sleep medicine physicians and polysomnographic technologists. The CSS endeavors to protect and preserve the public trust in sleep medicine physicians and polysomnographic technologists by promoting the highest level of clinical standards for patient care and safety in order to produce the highest quality of polysomnographic data and sleep disorders treatment.
California is First State in the Country to Push Back School Start Times
On Sunday, October 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation to mandate later start times at most public schools. Thank you to all members who supported this Bill along the way.
SB-328 Passes the State Assembly Education Committee
On Wednesday, July 10, SB-328, authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino passed the State Assembly Education Committee. SB-328 addresses the significant public health crisis of sleep-deprived teens by requiring high schools in California to start no earlier than 8:30AM and middle schools to begin no earlier than 8:00AM.
Click here to listen to the hearing: https://www.assembly.ca.gov/media/assembly-education-committee-20190710/video
Thanks to all of you who supported SB-328!