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As California’s legislature heads into its break for the summer, returning on Aug. 21, the top three bills of concern to the life sciences industry all face the potential for amendments before reaching their respective final floor votes.
On July 14, 2017, CLSA partnered with Organovo, Takeda and Sanford Burnham Prebys to host a tour for members of the California Legislative Technology and Innovation Caucus.
CLSA’s Brett Johnson provides analysis to the San Francisco Business Times on three major bills (SB 790, SB 17 and AB 215) the life sciences sector is facing in Sacramento.
California policymakers are considering legislation (SB 790) that would restrict the California life sciences sector’s ability to provide continuing education to physicians and discuss the clinical benefits of medicines.
On June 27, two bills with significant negative consequences for the life sciences industry, Senate Bill 17 (Hernandez) and SB 790 (McGuire), were passed out of California’s Assembly Health Committee.
California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) applauds Governor Jerry Brown, California State Senate and California Assembly leaders for their strong support of life sciences innovation, as demonstrated again in this year’s 2017-2018 budget deal which allocates a $10 million investment in precision medicine research.
CLSA President & CEO Sara Radcliffe pens a letter to the editor of The Sacramento Bee, responding to an op-ed by Sen. Ed Hernandez on SB 17, a bill being deceptively sold under the label of drug pricing transparency.
Taking a look beyond CLSA’s two most significant legislative battles of the year, Senate Bill 17 (Hernandez) and Assembly Bill 265 (Wood), CLSA notched a significant victory against opioid taxes, though the fight against state-level restrictions on physician payments has grown in intensity.
David Beier of the VC firm Bay City Capital, pens an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle outlining the flaws of Senate Bill 17.