New Cosponsor — Apr 24, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4]
The bill now has 17 cosponsors (17 Republicans).
Oct 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on October 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 14, 2011
Length: 4 pages
To reaffirm the Safe Medical Devices Act of 1990 by requiring that the Secretary of Health and Human Services establish a schedule and issue regulations as required under section 515(i) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and for other purposes.
Patients Come First Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS): (1) within 90 days after enactment of this Act, to establish the schedule required ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3208 — 112th Congress: Patients Come First Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3208
“H.R. 3208 — 112th Congress: Patients Come First Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3208>
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