H.R. 1346 (111th): Medical Device Safety Act of 2009

Introduced:
Mar 05, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Frank Pallone Jr.
Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 05, 2009
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6381 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

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S. 540 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 05, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 05, 2009
Referred to Committee Mar 05, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to liability under State and local requirements respecting devices.

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Cosponsors
109 cosponsors (102D, 7R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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3/5/2009--Introduced.
Medical Device Safety Act of 2009 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit specified provisions preempting state and local requirements for medical devices intended for human use from being construed to modify or otherwise affect any action for damages or the liability of any person under state law.
Makes this Act effective as if it were included in the Medical Device Amendments of 1976 and applicable to any civil action pending or filed on or after the date of enactment of this Act.

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