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S. 232 - Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act

Taxation. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act

S. 232 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.
Other Titles
  • Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act
Sponsor
Orrin G. Hatch
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Sales and excise taxes
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/07/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/07/2013
2/07/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

184% more
$494,200
$1,557,211
$3,920,326
$469,505
$9,796,738
$320,721
$585,750
$1,615,619
$2,463,220
$247,032
$330,377
$250,200
$9,230,133
$31,281,032
$481,040
$192,475
$2,500
$10,354,044
$11,030,059
19 Organizations Supported and 15 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act

19 organizations supported this bill

Advanced Medical Technology Association
AAMI (2013, February 13). Lawmakers Renew Battle Against Device Tax. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from AAMI.
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Robert Christenson, PhD (2013, February 20). AACC Letter to Representative Paulsen. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from AACC.
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Miro A. Pavelka, DDS, MSD (2013, June 6). AAOMS Letter to Congressman Paulsen. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from AAOMS.
American Dental Association
American Dental Association (n.d.). Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2013. Retrieved May 15, 2014, from American Dental Association.
American Veterinary Medical Association
Dr. Mark Lutschaunig (2013, August 16). Issue Summaries for the 113th Congress. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from AVMA.
Americans for Prosperity
Americans for Prosperity (2013, February 13). Letter of Support for Repealing the Medical Device Excise Tax, S. 232. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from .
Associated Builders & Contractors
Kristen Swearingen (2013, March 5). Letter to Chairman Boustany and Ranking Member Lewis. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from ABC.
BayBio
BayBio (2013, July 24). Freshmen GOP Representatives Back HR 523. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from BayBio.
Biocom
BIOCOM (2013). Legislation of Interest. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from BIOCOM.
Boston Scientific
Amritpal Khalsa (2013, August 17). Why the Medical Device Tax Repeal Bill Shouldn’t Pass Anytime Soon. Yahoo! Finance. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from http://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-medical-device-tax-repeal-201556695.html.
Business Roundtable
John Engler (2013, February 7). BRT Letter to House Members on H.R. 523 ‘Protect Medical Innovation Act'. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from Business Roundtable.
California HealthCare Institute
CHI (2013). Federal Legislation - Tax and Fiscal Environment. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from CHI.
Health IT Now
Joel White (2013, March 18). Health IT Now Coalition Letter to Congressman Paulsen. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from HINC.
Medical Device Manufacturers Association
MITA (2013, July 15). Medical Technology Manufacturers Surpass $1 Billion Payment to IRS for Device Tax. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from MITA.
Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance
MITA (2013, February 7). Coalition of Medical Technology Manufacturers Applauds Bipartisan Efforts Repeal Job-Killing Medical Device Tax. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from MITA.
National Association of Dental Laboratories
(2013). NADL Supports Repeal of the Medical Device Excise Tax. JDT Unbound. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from http://www.jdtunbound.com/unbound-exclusive/february/2013/nadl-supports-repeal-medical-device-excise-tax.
National Association of Manufacturers
Emily Sternfeld (2013, February 6). Medical Device Tax Repeal Has Healthy Bipartisan Support. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from Shopfloor.
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
Karen Kerrigan (2013, September 25). Repairing Obamacare. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from SBE Council.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
R. Bruce Josten (2013, February 8). U.S. Chamber of Commerce Letter to Representatives Paulsen and Kind. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from US Chamber.

15 organizations opposed this bill

American Medical Women's Association
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
Breast Cancer Action
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Paul N. Van de Water (2013, March 11). Excise Tax on Medical Devices Should Not Be Repealed Industry Lobbyists Distort Tax’s Impact. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from CBPP.
Community Catalyst
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
Connecticut Center for Patient Safety
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
Families USA
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
Health Care for All
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
Jacobs Institute of Women's Health
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
National Consumers League
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
National Organization for Women
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
National Research Center for Women & Families
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
National Women's Health Network
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
Our Bodies Ourselves
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
TMJ Association
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.
WoodyMatters
undersigned organizations (2013, April 2). Letter to Key U.S. Senators in Support of Funding for the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from PCPHC.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, October 1, 2008 – September 30, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$309,978$9,000
Kelly AyotteRNH$368,060$16,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI$159,070$925,954
John BarrassoRWY$487,143$4,500
Max BaucusDMT$268,768$29,500
Mark BegichDAK$116,450$94,575
Michael F. BennetDCO$222,038$16,150
Richard BlumenthalDCT$135,900$4,800
Roy BluntRMO$669,060$2,000
John BoozmanRAR$242,306$200
Barbara BoxerDCA$151,228$1,010,867
Sherrod BrownDOH$402,391$424,434
Richard BurrRNC$547,767$9,000
Maria CantwellDWA$150,570$84,950
Ben CardinDMD$323,079$17,250
Tom CarperDDE$127,800$5,600
Bob CaseyDPA$371,718$500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$630,857$1,250
Daniel CoatsRIN$288,332$2,000
Tom CoburnROK$272,012$1,500
William Thad CochranRMS$160,159$2,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$272,300$30,977
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$156,333$200
Bob CorkerRTN$383,266$500
John CornynRTX$761,313$3,500
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$137,248$4,500
Ted CruzRTX$1,548,501$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$149,221$0
Dick DurbinDIL$219,071$16,200
Mike EnziRWY$264,448$5,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$131,950$220,871
Deb FischerRNE$226,292$21,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,347,626$0
Al FrankenDMN$195,873$7,150
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$308,950$999,750
Lindsey GrahamRSC$212,165$500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$325,110$9,900
Kay R. HaganDNC$412,648$822,262
Tom HarkinDIA$153,850$6,750
Orrin G. HatchRUT$627,498$30,350
Martin HeinrichDNM$142,485$500
Heidi HeitkampDND$47,050$169,966
Dean HellerRNV$398,132$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$38,400$336,772
John HoevenRND$126,810$0
Jim InhofeROK$110,889$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$333,801$5,000
Mike JohannsRNE$31,530$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$481,191$1,325
Tim JohnsonDSD$19,471$0
Tim KaineDVA$172,650$394,630
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$71,017$2,000
Mark KirkRIL$805,562$17,500
Amy KlobucharDMN$302,175$205,960
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$173,050$119,684
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$14,000$2,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$35,500$550
Mike LeeRUT$141,446$0
Carl LevinDMI$11,500$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$150,148$0
John McCainRAZ$408,322$4,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$174,865$1,219,266
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$992,141$6,400
Bob MenéndezDNJ$368,488$17,700
Jeff MerkleyDOR$130,315$1,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$219,411$87,792
Jerry MoranRKS$150,550$5,200
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$100,858$1,000
Chris MurphyDCT$313,957$1,700
Patty MurrayDWA$336,108$467,164
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$217,142$6,000
Rand PaulRKY$584,065$2,500
Rob PortmanROH$696,700$1,440
Mark L. PryorDAR$155,203$3,250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$82,000$1,000
Harry ReidDNV$684,050$29,200
Jim RischRID$160,089$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$361,774$9,250
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$18,500$2,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,182,042$7,600
Bernie SandersIVT$22,879$250
Brian SchatzDHI$39,350$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$402,410$44,025
Tim ScottRSC$570,264$250
Jeff SessionsRAL$56,700$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$176,986$757,755
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$83,450$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$387,295$330,256
Jon TesterDMT$142,133$198,801
John ThuneRSD$529,028$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,689,497$1,400
Mark UdallDCO$220,250$18,050
Tom UdallDNM$67,150$1,000
David VitterRLA$463,600$7,300
Mark R. WarnerDVA$259,564$16,200
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$164,656$1,640,583
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$131,366$500
Roger F. WickerRMS$173,975$0
Ron WydenDOR$518,743$42,050

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$309,978$9,000
Kelly AyotteRNH$368,060$16,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI$159,070$925,954
John BarrassoRWY$487,143$4,500
Max BaucusDMT$268,768$29,500
Mark BegichDAK$116,450$94,575
Michael F. BennetDCO$222,038$16,150
Richard BlumenthalDCT$135,900$4,800
Roy BluntRMO$669,060$2,000
John BoozmanRAR$242,306$200
Barbara BoxerDCA$151,228$1,010,867
Sherrod BrownDOH$402,391$424,434
Richard BurrRNC$547,767$9,000
Maria CantwellDWA$150,570$84,950
Ben CardinDMD$323,079$17,250
Tom CarperDDE$127,800$5,600
Bob CaseyDPA$371,718$500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$630,857$1,250
Daniel CoatsRIN$288,332$2,000
Tom CoburnROK$272,012$1,500
William Thad CochranRMS$160,159$2,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$272,300$30,977
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$156,333$200
Bob CorkerRTN$383,266$500
John CornynRTX$761,313$3,500
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$137,248$4,500
Ted CruzRTX$1,548,501$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$149,221$0
Dick DurbinDIL$219,071$16,200
Mike EnziRWY$264,448$5,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$131,950$220,871
Deb FischerRNE$226,292$21,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,347,626$0
Al FrankenDMN$195,873$7,150
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$308,950$999,750
Lindsey GrahamRSC$212,165$500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$325,110$9,900
Kay R. HaganDNC$412,648$822,262
Tom HarkinDIA$153,850$6,750
Orrin G. HatchRUT$627,498$30,350
Martin HeinrichDNM$142,485$500
Heidi HeitkampDND$47,050$169,966
Dean HellerRNV$398,132$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$38,400$336,772
John HoevenRND$126,810$0
Jim InhofeROK$110,889$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$333,801$5,000
Mike JohannsRNE$31,530$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$481,191$1,325
Tim JohnsonDSD$19,471$0
Tim KaineDVA$172,650$394,630
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$71,017$2,000
Mark KirkRIL$805,562$17,500
Amy KlobucharDMN$302,175$205,960
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$173,050$119,684
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$14,000$2,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$35,500$550
Mike LeeRUT$141,446$0
Carl LevinDMI$11,500$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$150,148$0
John McCainRAZ$408,322$4,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$174,865$1,219,266
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$992,141$6,400
Bob MenéndezDNJ$368,488$17,700
Jeff MerkleyDOR$130,315$1,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$219,411$87,792
Jerry MoranRKS$150,550$5,200
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$100,858$1,000
Chris MurphyDCT$313,957$1,700
Patty MurrayDWA$336,108$467,164
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$217,142$6,000
Rand PaulRKY$584,065$2,500
Rob PortmanROH$696,700$1,440
Mark L. PryorDAR$155,203$3,250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$82,000$1,000
Harry ReidDNV$684,050$29,200
Jim RischRID$160,089$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$361,774$9,250
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$18,500$2,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,182,042$7,600
Bernie SandersIVT$22,879$250
Brian SchatzDHI$39,350$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$402,410$44,025
Tim ScottRSC$570,264$250
Jeff SessionsRAL$56,700$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$176,986$757,755
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$83,450$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$387,295$330,256
Jon TesterDMT$142,133$198,801
John ThuneRSD$529,028$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,689,497$1,400
Mark UdallDCO$220,250$18,050
Tom UdallDNM$67,150$1,000
David VitterRLA$463,600$7,300
Mark R. WarnerDVA$259,564$16,200
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$164,656$1,640,583
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$131,366$500
Roger F. WickerRMS$173,975$0
Ron WydenDOR$518,743$42,050

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$9,796,738
Republican/Conservative$9,230,133
Medical supplies manufacturing & sales$3,920,326
Dentists$2,463,220
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,615,619
Biotech products & research$1,557,211
General business associations$585,750
Veterinarians$494,200
Medical laboratories$469,505
Small business associations$330,377
Builders associations$320,721
Chambers of commerce$250,200
Manufacturing$247,032

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,354,044
Health & welfare policy$481,040
Health professionals$192,475
Consumer groups$2,500
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