H.R. 28: Biological Implant Tracking and Veteran Safety Act of 2017

H.R. 28 requires the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: implement a standard identification protocol for biological implants that is consistent with FDA’s Unique Identification System and report to Congress in the event that such a system is not operational within 180 days of enactment; and procure biological implants only through competitive procurement processes from vendors who ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 3, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Jan 3, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 3, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

David “Phil” Roe

Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2017
Length: 13 pages

Prognosis:

20% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 3, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 28 is 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.

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