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S.17 Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 25, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Finance

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  • 27% of users oppose S.17

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    27% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose S.17.
  • S.17 has been viewed 3,474 times

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    • Public Purpose & S. 17 of the Land Acquisition Act : The Law - March 10, 2011 by The Legal Blog - The Supreme Court in Dev Sharan & Ors. vs State Of UP& Ors. has examined the provisions of S. 17 of the Land Acquisition Act. The Supreme Court has examined the meaning of Public Purpose vis-a-vis Right to Property of an individual as ...

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      As noted by The Legal Blog on March 10, 2011, "The Supreme Court in Dev Sharan & Ors. vs State Of UP& Ors. has examined the provisions of S. 17 of the Land Acquisition Act. The Supreme Court has examined the meaning of Public Purpose vis-a-vis Right to Property of an individual as ..." (http://www.legalblog.in/2011/03/public-purpose-s-17-of-land-acquisition.html)
    • New name for U.S. 17 would add sign costs, sponsors call money a ... - February 28, 2011 by http://www.starnewsonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=search01&sNum=0&resultCount=15&source=web&keywords=american-dad-dvd.COM - A state Senate bill that would name U.S. 17 in North Carolina as the "U.S Marine Corps Highway" comes with a $100000 pricetag for new signs – a factor that has some observers questioning legislators' priorities in a time ... -

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      As noted by http://www.starnewsonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=search01&sNum=0&resultCount=15&source=web&keywords=american-dad-dvd.COM on February 28, 2011, "A state Senate bill that would name U.S. 17 in North Carolina as the "U.S Marine Corps Highway" comes with a $100000 pricetag for new signs – a factor that has some observers questioning legislators' priorities in a time ... - " (http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20110228/ARTICLES/110229679/1155?Title=New-name-for-U-S-17-would-add-sign-costs)
    • S. 17: Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act ... - January 25, 2011 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - S. 17: Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act. 112th Congress, 2011–2012. 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 ...

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on January 25, 2011, "S. 17: Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act. 112th Congress, 2011–2012. 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 ..." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s17&sa=U&ei=U7aPT_nWI4me2AXpjP2bBQ&ved=0CDMQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNHLTaYYkwg4aoZ3AtrdBLvyaXy7iQ)

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      As noted by Washington Post on August 01, 2012, "MADRID — The president of Spanish region Andalusia led protests Wednesday against central government attempts to control the spending of the country’s 17 semiautonomous authorities in an outcry that threatens to undermine the ailing country’s efforts" (http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/4-spanish-regions-rebel-against-government-deficit-plans-aimed-at-convincing-investors/2012/08/01/gJQAD8ocOX_story.html)
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