H.R. 436 (112th): Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012


Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 7, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Erik Paulsen

Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.

Summary (CRS)

6/7/2012--Passed House amended.Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to:(1) repeal the excise tax on medical devices;(2) repeal restrictions on payments from health savings ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 31, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Jun 7, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 436”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


240 cosponsors (229R, 11D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jun 7, 2012 5:04 p.m.
Passed 270/146

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 5906 (Related)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 7, 2012

H.Res. 679 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 436) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 7, 2012

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