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H.R. 4966 (114th): Preventing Superbugs and Protecting Patients Act

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To establish requirements for reusable medical devices relating to cleaning instructions and validation data, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ted Lieu

Sponsor. Representative for California's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Apr 15, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

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).

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 34: 21st Century Cures Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 13, 2016. (compare text)
Cosponsors

8 Cosponsors (7 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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History

Apr 15, 2016
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 4966 (114th) 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. 4966. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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