S 17

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 17

To repeal the job-killing tax on medical devices to ensure continued access to life-saving medical devices for patients and maintain the standing of United States as the world leader in medical device innovation.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 25 (legislative day, January 5), 2011

Mr. HATCH (for himself, Mr. BURR, Mr. COBURN, and Mr. CORNYN) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To repeal the job-killing tax on medical devices to ensure continued access to life-saving medical devices for patients and maintain the standing of United States as the world leader in medical device innovation.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act'.

SEC. 2. REPEAL OF MEDICAL DEVICE EXCISE TAX.

    Subsections (a), (b), and (c) of section 1405 of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, and the amendments made thereby, are hereby repealed; and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 shall be applied as if such section and amendments had never been enacted.

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