Senate Adds Pandemic Preparedness, OTC Reform Bill To Calendar

January 11, 2019
The Senate has added to its list of active legislation the House-passed pandemic and emergency preparedness bill, which features language that would reform the way FDA regulates over-the-counter drugs and establish a user fee program for OTC products. A Friday (Jan. 11) email from Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin’s (IL) office states that the Senate completed the Rule XIV process of placing on the Senate calendar the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation (PAHPAI) Act, which the House in...

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