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The California ePedigree Timeline Vs. The Senate Bill Timeline

CA Vs S. 957 Timeline.ZoomImportant Notice To Readers of This Essay On November 27, 2013, President Barack Obama signed the Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013 into law. That act has many provisions, but one is to pre-empt all existing and future state serialization and pedigree laws like those that previously existed in California and Florida. Some or all of the information contained in this essay is about some aspect of one or more of those state laws and so that information is now obsolete. It is left here only for historical purposes for those wishing to understand those old laws and the industry’s response to them.The U.S. House of Representatives passed their H.R. 1919, Safeguarding America’s Pharmaceuticals Act a few weeks ago (see, “InBrief: The Pharma Track & Trace Bill Has Passed the U.S. House Of Representatives” and also don’t miss “An Industry Protection Bill Concealed Under The Veil Of Patient Protection”).  The Senate is next up with S. 957 Drug Supply Chain Security Act (or S. 959 depending on if they really did combine it with the compounding act as they passed it out of committee).

We still don’t know exactly when this bill will be debated or considered in a vote on the Senate floor but indications are that Continue reading The California ePedigree Timeline Vs. The Senate Bill Timeline