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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 Hatch
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Sales and excise taxes
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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.
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19 Organizations Support and 15 Oppose; See Which Ones

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

19 organizations support 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 oppose 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.
Woody Matters
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, January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2013.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$281,344$5,050
Kelly AyotteRNH$305,860$15,500
Tammy BaldwinDWI$173,118$927,454
John BarrassoRWY$593,332$6,000
Mark BegichDAK$80,400$5,150
Michael BennetDCO$187,038$16,150
Richard BlumenthalDCT$121,400$4,800
Roy BluntRMO$668,160$4,500
John BoozmanRAR$239,306$200
Barbara BoxerDCA$164,378$1,049,842
Sherrod BrownDOH$382,591$424,434
Richard BurrRNC$574,867$9,000
Maria CantwellDWA$150,570$84,950
Ben CardinDMD$323,979$17,250
Tom CarperDDE$128,300$5,600
Bob CaseyDPA$356,718$500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$734,507$1,250
Daniel CoatsRIN$272,282$2,000
Tom CoburnROK$279,762$1,500
William Thad CochranRMS$66,900$0
Susan CollinsRME$327,002$44,246
Chris CoonsDDE$113,650$200
Bob CorkerRTN$398,096$500
John CornynRTX$899,448$3,000
Mike CrapoRID$150,298$4,500
Ted CruzRTX$1,415,917$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$118,971$0
Dick DurbinDIL$240,060$19,875
Mike EnziRWY$246,399$9,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$135,750$220,871
Deb FischerRNE$220,042$21,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,421,584$0
Alan FrankenDMN$158,328$1,950
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$329,300$1,081,359
Lindsey GrahamRSC$137,510$500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$318,510$13,900
Kay HaganDNC$297,132$543,499
Tom HarkinDIA$211,850$12,250
Orrin HatchRUT$631,648$32,350
Martin HeinrichDNM$142,335$500
Heidi HeitkampDND$42,800$169,966
Dean HellerRNV$415,282$0
Mazie HironoDHI$43,630$337,272
John HoevenRND$124,210$0
Jim InhofeROK$170,375$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$310,301$5,000
Mike JohannsRNE$142,906$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$449,166$1,325
Tim JohnsonDSD$73,710$1,000
Timothy KaineDVA$171,600$394,630
Angus KingIME$71,017$2,000
Mark KirkRIL$928,212$17,200
Amy KlobucharDMN$280,725$189,566
Mary LandrieuDLA$186,390$70,031
Patrick LeahyDVT$39,700$550
Mike LeeRUT$108,996$0
Carl LevinDMI$52,242$0
Joe ManchinDWV$146,148$0
John McCainRAZ$387,172$4,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$174,865$1,219,266
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,106,738$11,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$366,888$19,700
Jeff MerkleyDOR$95,220$801
Barbara MikulskiDMD$209,650$87,792
Jerry MoranRKS$170,300$250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$105,758$0
Chris MurphyDCT$341,128$1,700
Patty MurrayDWA$315,708$461,264
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$208,392$6,000
Rand PaulRKY$499,070$2,500
Rob PortmanROH$612,330$1,000
Mark PryorDAR$84,182$2,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$102,700$1,400
Harry ReidDNV$680,100$29,200
Jim RischRID$294,809$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$433,572$7,750
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$58,050$6,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,066,576$5,000
Bernie SandersIVT$23,629$250
Brian SchatzDHI$24,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$293,310$29,325
Tim ScottRSC$404,164$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$124,200$2,300
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$164,994$820,936
Richard ShelbyRAL$82,450$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$399,313$346,106
Jon TesterDMT$138,833$198,801
John ThuneRSD$555,871$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,599,455$1,400
Mark UdallDCO$209,825$17,375
Tom UdallDNM$79,600$2,375
David VitterRLA$551,525$7,300
Mark WarnerDVA$235,809$19,200
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$162,406$1,640,583
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$129,266$500
Roger WickerRMS$394,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$371,593$33,950

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$281,344$5,050
Kelly AyotteRNH$305,860$15,500
Tammy BaldwinDWI$173,118$927,454
John BarrassoRWY$593,332$6,000
Mark BegichDAK$80,400$5,150
Michael BennetDCO$187,038$16,150
Richard BlumenthalDCT$121,400$4,800
Roy BluntRMO$668,160$4,500
John BoozmanRAR$239,306$200
Barbara BoxerDCA$164,378$1,049,842
Sherrod BrownDOH$382,591$424,434
Richard BurrRNC$574,867$9,000
Maria CantwellDWA$150,570$84,950
Ben CardinDMD$323,979$17,250
Tom CarperDDE$128,300$5,600
Bob CaseyDPA$356,718$500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$734,507$1,250
Daniel CoatsRIN$272,282$2,000
Tom CoburnROK$279,762$1,500
William Thad CochranRMS$66,900$0
Susan CollinsRME$327,002$44,246
Chris CoonsDDE$113,650$200
Bob CorkerRTN$398,096$500
John CornynRTX$899,448$3,000
Mike CrapoRID$150,298$4,500
Ted CruzRTX$1,415,917$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$118,971$0
Dick DurbinDIL$240,060$19,875
Mike EnziRWY$246,399$9,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$135,750$220,871
Deb FischerRNE$220,042$21,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,421,584$0
Alan FrankenDMN$158,328$1,950
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$329,300$1,081,359
Lindsey GrahamRSC$137,510$500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$318,510$13,900
Kay HaganDNC$297,132$543,499
Tom HarkinDIA$211,850$12,250
Orrin HatchRUT$631,648$32,350
Martin HeinrichDNM$142,335$500
Heidi HeitkampDND$42,800$169,966
Dean HellerRNV$415,282$0
Mazie HironoDHI$43,630$337,272
John HoevenRND$124,210$0
Jim InhofeROK$170,375$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$310,301$5,000
Mike JohannsRNE$142,906$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$449,166$1,325
Tim JohnsonDSD$73,710$1,000
Timothy KaineDVA$171,600$394,630
Angus KingIME$71,017$2,000
Mark KirkRIL$928,212$17,200
Amy KlobucharDMN$280,725$189,566
Mary LandrieuDLA$186,390$70,031
Patrick LeahyDVT$39,700$550
Mike LeeRUT$108,996$0
Carl LevinDMI$52,242$0
Joe ManchinDWV$146,148$0
John McCainRAZ$387,172$4,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$174,865$1,219,266
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,106,738$11,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$366,888$19,700
Jeff MerkleyDOR$95,220$801
Barbara MikulskiDMD$209,650$87,792
Jerry MoranRKS$170,300$250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$105,758$0
Chris MurphyDCT$341,128$1,700
Patty MurrayDWA$315,708$461,264
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$208,392$6,000
Rand PaulRKY$499,070$2,500
Rob PortmanROH$612,330$1,000
Mark PryorDAR$84,182$2,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$102,700$1,400
Harry ReidDNV$680,100$29,200
Jim RischRID$294,809$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$433,572$7,750
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$58,050$6,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,066,576$5,000
Bernie SandersIVT$23,629$250
Brian SchatzDHI$24,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$293,310$29,325
Tim ScottRSC$404,164$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$124,200$2,300
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$164,994$820,936
Richard ShelbyRAL$82,450$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$399,313$346,106
Jon TesterDMT$138,833$198,801
John ThuneRSD$555,871$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,599,455$1,400
Mark UdallDCO$209,825$17,375
Tom UdallDNM$79,600$2,375
David VitterRLA$551,525$7,300
Mark WarnerDVA$235,809$19,200
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$162,406$1,640,583
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$129,266$500
Roger WickerRMS$394,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$371,593$33,950

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$9,711,680
Republican/Conservative$9,662,424
Medical supplies manufacturing & sales$3,656,952
Dentists$2,525,040
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,617,937
Biotech products & research$1,314,702
General business associations$530,700
Veterinarians$504,801
Medical laboratories$397,055
Small business associations$335,949
Builders associations$294,471
Chambers of commerce$261,410
Manufacturing$202,082

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,132,319
Health & welfare policy$440,250
Health professionals$193,425
Consumer groups$2,000
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