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

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

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Sponsor and status

Erik Paulsen

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2012
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Status
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.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

240 Cosponsors (229 Republicans, 11 Democrats)

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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012 (Jun 6, 2012)

What legislators are saying

Rep. Jenkins Co-Authored Medical Device Tax Repeal Act Passes House with Strong Bi-Partisan Support
    — Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2, 2009-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 7, 2012

Olson votes to repeal obamacare tax on medical devices, grant greater freedom for health savings and flex spending accounts
    — Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22, 2009-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 7, 2012

Conaway Supports Protect Medical Innovation Act
    — Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11, 2005-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 7, 2012

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History

Jan 25, 2011
 
Introduced

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May 31, 2012
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 7, 2012
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 436 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 436. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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