To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to enhance medical device communications and ensure device cleanliness.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 6, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 6, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Feb 6, 2017
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Jan 28, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 818.
H.R. 872 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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