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Senate of Pennsylvania
Session of 2013 - 2014 Regular Session

MEMORANDUM

Posted: December 18, 2012 11:34 AM
From: Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr.
To: All Senate members
Subject: Prescription Drugs- Automatic Scheduling Changes
 
In the near future, I will be re-introducing legislation (SB536) specifically targeting the growing problem of prescription drug diversion.

This legislation implements automatic scheduling changes for controlled substances in Pennsylvania in coordination with a proposed federal scheduling change. Automatic scheduling would occur sixty days after such change occurs on the federal level. This legislation would eliminate the very lengthy regulatory process that occurs at the state level once a drug is deemed as an abuse threat by the federal government.



Introduced as SB563