A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Utah. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2015
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on January 13, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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).
40 Cosponsors (34 Republicans, 6 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Casey, Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Legislation to End Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers”
— Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 13, 2015
“Inhofe Statement on 76% Increase in Oklahomans' Obamacare Premiums for 2017”
— Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK, 1994-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 5, 2016
“Anchorage Land Transfer Bill Headed to Presidents Desk”
— Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] on May 16, 2016
Jan 25, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 17 (112th).
Feb 7, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 232 (113th).
Jan 13, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 12, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 108 (115th).
S. 149 (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 S. 149. 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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