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S. 2193 - Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients

Health. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system, to expedite the implementation of the unique device identification system for medical devices, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients

S. 2193 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system, to expedite the implementation of the unique device identification system for medical devices, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system, to expedite the implementation of the unique device identification system for medical devices, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients
Sponsor
Jeff Merkley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Product safety and quality
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    Major Actions
    Introduced3/15/2012
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/15/2012
    3/15/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    29 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients

    29 organizations supported this bill

    AARP
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Alliance For Advancing Nonprofit Health Care
    Alliance for Advancing Nonprofit Health Care (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premier Inc..
    Alpha-1 Association
    Alpha-1 Association (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from .
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 3, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from .
    American Heart Association
    American Heart Association (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from .
    American Nurses Association
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 3, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Association of American Medical Colleges
    Longnecker, David E.& Moore, Dave (2012, March 23). AAMC Commends Senators for Introducing Legislation Improving Medical Device Safety. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from AAMC.
    Catholic Health Association of the United States
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 3, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Consumers Union
    (2012, March 15). Senators Introduce Bipartisan Effort to Make Medical Devices Safer. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Sen. Jeff Merkley.
    COPD Foundation
    COPD Foundation (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from .
    Federation of American Hospitals
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Health Care Supply Chain Association
    (2012, March 15). Senators Introduce Bipartisan Effort to Make Medical Devices Safer. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from .
    Medicalert Foundation
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    National Association For Continence
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    National Research Center for Women & Families
    (2012, March 15). Senators Introduce Bipartisan Effort to Make Medical Devices Safer. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Sen. Jeff Merkley.
    National Women's Health Network
    (2012, March 15). Senators Introduce Bipartisan Effort to Make Medical Devices Safer. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Sen. Jeff Merkley.
    Novation
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Peacehealth
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Premier
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Public Citizen
    (2012, March 15). Senators Introduce Bipartisan Effort to Make Medical Devices Safer. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from .
    Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Truth In Medicine Incorporated
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    (2012, March 15). Senators Introduce Bipartisan Effort to Make Medical Devices Safer. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from .
    University Healthsystem Consortium
    (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..
    VHA
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 22). The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition applauds Sen. Merkley for introducing UDI legislation (3/22/12). Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Premeir Inc..

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
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    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$299,761$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$144,233$0
    John BarrassoRWY$620,676$0
    Max BaucusDMT$985,845$0
    Mark BegichDAK$208,924$0
    Michael BennetDCO$444,794$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$22,401$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$269,560$0
    Roy BluntRMO$531,272$0
    John BoozmanRAR$116,768$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,682,574$0
    Scott BrownRMA$932,156$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,256,229$0
    Richard BurrRNC$440,865$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$417,506$0
    Ben CardinDMD$424,225$0
    Tom CarperDDE$183,850$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$522,319$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$351,425$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$135,816$0
    Tom CoburnROK$182,510$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$42,600$0
    Susan CollinsRME$391,998$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$124,750$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$87,127$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$510,944$0
    John CornynRTX$599,228$0
    Mike CrapoRID$210,852$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$193,113$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$358,684$0
    Mike EnziRWY$116,299$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$357,271$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$372,776$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,938,966$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$162,787$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$453,197$0
    Kay HaganDNC$664,052$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$503,014$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$655,197$0
    Dean HellerRNV$263,800$0
    John HoevenRND$81,910$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$59,750$0
    Jim InhofeROK$70,100$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$115,800$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$262,930$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$92,327$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$181,638$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$168,839$0
    John KerryDMA$404,874$0
    Mark KirkRIL$699,226$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$462,798$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$70,150$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$517,085$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$101,203$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$72,500$0
    Mike LeeRUT$26,650$0
    Carl LevinDMI$173,999$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$50$0
    Dick LugarRIN$96,067$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$240,498$0
    John McCainRAZ$184,951$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,685,865$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$990,475$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$606,235$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$202,019$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$282,112$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$141,354$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$117,373$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$904,455$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$211,198$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$633,341$0
    Rand PaulRKY$179,775$0
    Rob PortmanROH$351,576$0
    Mark PryorDAR$124,900$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$138,410$0
    Harry ReidDNV$946,264$0
    Jim RischRID$49,425$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$322,500$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$332,650$0
    Marco RubioRFL$267,738$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$102,331$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$744,690$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$165,410$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,069,953$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$126,850$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$196,930$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$989,492$0
    Jon TesterDMT$705,601$0
    John ThuneRSD$269,215$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$422,342$0
    Mark UdallDCO$559,287$0
    Tom UdallDNM$262,719$0
    David VitterRLA$357,695$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$410,667$0
    Jim WebbDVA$16,250$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$224,299$0
    Roger WickerRMS$279,075$0
    Ron WydenDOR$453,390$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$299,761$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$144,233$0
    John BarrassoRWY$620,676$0
    Max BaucusDMT$985,845$0
    Mark BegichDAK$208,924$0
    Michael BennetDCO$444,794$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$22,401$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$269,560$0
    Roy BluntRMO$531,272$0
    John BoozmanRAR$116,768$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,682,574$0
    Scott BrownRMA$932,156$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,256,229$0
    Richard BurrRNC$440,865$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$417,506$0
    Ben CardinDMD$424,225$0
    Tom CarperDDE$183,850$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$522,319$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$351,425$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$135,816$0
    Tom CoburnROK$182,510$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$42,600$0
    Susan CollinsRME$391,998$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$124,750$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$87,127$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$510,944$0
    John CornynRTX$599,228$0
    Mike CrapoRID$210,852$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$193,113$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$358,684$0
    Mike EnziRWY$116,299$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$357,271$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$372,776$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,938,966$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$162,787$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$453,197$0
    Kay HaganDNC$664,052$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$503,014$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$655,197$0
    Dean HellerRNV$263,800$0
    John HoevenRND$81,910$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$59,750$0
    Jim InhofeROK$70,100$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$115,800$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$262,930$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$92,327$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$181,638$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$168,839$0
    John KerryDMA$404,874$0
    Mark KirkRIL$699,226$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$462,798$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$70,150$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$517,085$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$101,203$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$72,500$0
    Mike LeeRUT$26,650$0
    Carl LevinDMI$173,999$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$50$0
    Dick LugarRIN$96,067$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$240,498$0
    John McCainRAZ$184,951$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,685,865$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$990,475$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$606,235$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$202,019$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$282,112$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$141,354$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$117,373$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$904,455$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$211,198$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$633,341$0
    Rand PaulRKY$179,775$0
    Rob PortmanROH$351,576$0
    Mark PryorDAR$124,900$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$138,410$0
    Harry ReidDNV$946,264$0
    Jim RischRID$49,425$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$322,500$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$332,650$0
    Marco RubioRFL$267,738$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$102,331$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$744,690$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$165,410$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,069,953$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$126,850$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$196,930$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$989,492$0
    Jon TesterDMT$705,601$0
    John ThuneRSD$269,215$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$422,342$0
    Mark UdallDCO$559,287$0
    Tom UdallDNM$262,719$0
    David VitterRLA$357,695$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$410,667$0
    Jim WebbDVA$16,250$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$224,299$0
    Roger WickerRMS$279,075$0
    Ron WydenDOR$453,390$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Other physician specialists$9,914,889
    Hospitals$7,169,010
    Women's issues$7,165,710
    Management consultants & services$3,163,138
    Environmental policy$3,082,567
    Health care services$2,212,800
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,648,111
    Health care institutions$1,582,009
    Nurses$946,436
    Health & welfare policy$449,450
    Medical schools$326,059
    Elderly issues/Social Security$242,216
    Health professionals$212,425
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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