S. 17 (112th): Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act


Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to repeal the job-killing tax on medical devices to ensure continued access to life-saving medical devices for patients and maintain the standing of United States as the world leader in medical device innovation.

Summary (CRS)

1/25/2011--Introduced.Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act - Repeals the Internal Revenue Code provision, added by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, that imposes an excise tax on medical ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 17”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


33 cosponsors (33R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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S. 232 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 7, 2013

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

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