S.J.Res. 8 (113th): A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service of the Department of the Treasury relating to taxable medical devices.


Feb 27, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rand Paul

Junior Senator from Kentucky



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

2/27/2013--Introduced.Disapproves and nullifies a rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that provides guidance on the excise tax imposed on the sale of certain medical devices. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 27, 2013

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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 8”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


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

Related Bills
S.J.Res. 51 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 21, 2012

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