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H.R.1346 Medical Device Safety Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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Official Bill Info

  • Latest Action: May 12, 2009 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Health

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  • 91% of users support H.R.1346

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    • American Association of Retired Persons

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    • American Association for Justice

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    • Medical Device Safety Institute

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    • Alliance for Justice

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    • Eli Lilly and Company

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    • Advanced Medical Technology Association

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    • ATS Medical

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    • B. Braun Medical

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    • Medtronic, Inc.

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    • Medical Device Manufacturers Association

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    • Boston Scientific Corporation

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    • Business Roundtable

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.1346: NOPEC - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress - April 02, 2011 by opencongress.org - Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. Thanks for helping to ... Offic

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      As noted by opencongress.org on April 02, 2011, "Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. Thanks for helping to ... Offic" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1346/show)
    • Medtronic to Settle Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Suits - NYTimes.com - October 14, 2010 by Torts Today - ... hundred potentially meritorious lawsuits on a technicality. The real villain is the Congress - and particularly the Republican minority thanks to the 60 vote cloture requirement. They have blocked HR 1346, which would reverse Riegel.

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      As noted by Torts Today on October 14, 2010, "... hundred potentially meritorious lawsuits on a technicality. The real villain is the Congress - and particularly the Republican minority thanks to the 60 vote cloture requirement. They have blocked HR 1346, which would reverse Riegel." (http://tortstoday.blogspot.com/2010/10/medtronic-to-settle-sprint-fidelis.html)
    • Support the Medical Device Safety Act! (PassMDSA.org) The MDSA ... - October 07, 2010 by Support the Medical Device Safety Act!... - H.R. 1346: Medical Device Safety Act of 2009 is sponsored in the House of Representatives Here's a link to the same bill, sponsored by the House: govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h111-1346. The Sponsors of this bill are listed below ...

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      As noted by Support the Medical Device Safety Act!... on October 07, 2010, "H.R. 1346: Medical Device Safety Act of 2009 is sponsored in the House of Representatives Here's a link to the same bill, sponsored by the House: govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h111-1346. The Sponsors of this bill are listed below ..." (http://passmdsa.blogspot.com/2010/09/blog-post.html)

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