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Dec 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on December 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Iowa
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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2011
Length: 11 pages
A bill to enhance Food and Drug Administration oversight of medical device recalls, to provide for the conditional clearance of certain medical devices, and for other purposes.
Medical Device Patient Safety Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, to establish a program to enhance the ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1995 — 112th Congress: Medical Device Patient Safety Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1995
“S. 1995 — 112th Congress: Medical Device Patient Safety Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1995>
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