HR.160 - Protect Medical Innovation Act Of 2015

[congressional bills 114th congress]
[from the u.s. government printing office]
[h.r. 160 introduced in house (ih)]

114th congress
  1st session
                                h. r. 160

to amend the internal revenue code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on 
                            medical devices.


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                    in the house of representatives

                            january 6, 2015

   mr. paulsen (for himself, mr. kind, mr. stutzman, mr. costello of 
pennsylvania, mr. brady of texas, mrs. blackburn, mr. young of indiana, 
    ms. jenkins of kansas, mr. lance, mr. sensenbrenner, mr. roe of 
    tennessee, mr. weber of texas, mr. schweikert, mr. womack, mr. 
chaffetz, mr. desjarlais, mr. guthrie, mr. farenthold, mr. chabot, mr. 
 vargas, mr. bucshon, mrs. noem, mr. smith of new jersey, mr. shimkus, 
 mr. kelly of pennsylvania, mr. burgess, mr. diaz-balart, mr. harper, 
 mrs. walorski, mr. barr, mr. tiberi, mrs. wagner, mr. heck of nevada, 
  ms. clark of massachusetts, mr. collins of new york, mr. dent, mrs. 
    brooks of indiana, mr. aderholt, mr. barletta, mr. barton, mr. 
   benishek, mr. bilirakis, mrs. black, mr. boustany, mr. brooks of 
alabama, mr. buchanan, mr. calvert, mr. coffman, mr. cole, mr. conaway, 
 mr. cook, mr. cramer, mr. crawford, mr. crenshaw, mr. culberson, mr. 
  rodney davis of illinois, mr. denham, mr. desantis, mr. duffy, mr. 
  duncan of south carolina, mr. duncan of tennessee, mr. ellison, mr. 
  fincher, mr. rice of south carolina, mr. palazzo, ms. delbene, mrs. 
 mcmorris rodgers, mr. rokita, mrs. bustos, mr. graves of georgia, mr. 
   guinta, mr. mccaul, mr. rohrabacher, mrs. miller of michigan, mr. 
huelskamp, mr. joyce, mr. amodei, mr. collins of georgia, mrs. ellmers, 
 mr. fitzpatrick, mr. flores, ms. foxx, mr. frelinghuysen, mr. gibson, 
  mr. goodlatte, mr. gosar, mr. graves of missouri, mr. holding, mr. 
 hudson, mr. huizenga of michigan, mr. hultgren, mr. hurt of virginia, 
 mr. issa, mr. jolly, mr. jones, mr. jordan, mr. king of new york, mr. 
   king of iowa, mr. lamborn, mr. long, mr. massie, mr. mchenry, mr. 
  meehan, mr. messer, mr. mullin, mr. olson, mr. perry, mr. reed, mr. 
    reichert, mr. ribble, mr. rothfus, mr. peterson, mr. webster of 
 florida, mr. gibbs, mr. byrne, mr. brat, mr. bridenstine, mr. clawson 
      of florida, ms. mccollum, mr. fleischmann, mr. fleming, mr. 
   fortenberry, mr. franks of arizona, mr. garrett, ms. granger, mr. 
hanna, mr. harris, mrs. hartzler, mr. hensarling, ms. herrera beutler, 
 mr. hunter, mr. sam johnson of texas, mr. kinzinger of illinois, mr. 
      kline, mr. labrador, mr. lamalfa, mr. latta, mr. lucas, mr. 
luetkemeyer, mrs. lummis, mr. marchant, mr. marino, mr. mcclintock, mr. 
   mckinley, mr. meadows, mr. neugebauer, mr. nunes, mr. pearce, mr. 
pitts, mr. poe of texas, mr. pompeo, mr. posey, mr. renacci, mr. rogers 
 of kentucky, mr. rooney of florida, mr. roskam, mr. ross, mr. royce, 
mr. salmon, mr. scalise, mr. schock, ms. sinema, mr. smith of missouri, 
mr. stewart, mr. stivers, mr. thompson of pennsylvania, mr. thornberry, 
   mr. tipton, mr. turner, mr. upton, mr. valadao, mr. walberg, mr. 
  walden, mr. wenstrup, mr. westmoreland, mr. williams, mr. wilson of 
south carolina, mr. wittman, mr. woodall, mr. yoder, mr. pittenger, mr. 
forbes, mr. griffith, mr. johnson of ohio, mr. lipinski, mr. murphy of 
  pennsylvania, mr. rigell, mrs. roby, mr. rogers of alabama, ms. ros-
  lehtinen, mr. sanford, mr. sessions, mr. shuster, mr. simpson, mr. 
smith of texas, mr. walz, mr. gowdy, mr. price of georgia, mr. nugent, 
mr. smith of nebraska, mr. yoho, mr. loebsack, mr. lobiondo, mr. mica, 
mr. miller of florida, mr. amash, mr. mulvaney, mr. lynch, mr. kilmer, 
    mr. emmer, mr. katko, mr. murphy of florida, mr. ratcliffe, mr. 
 westerman, mr. dold, mrs. mimi walters of california, ms. brownley of 
california, mr. knight, ms. stefanik, mrs. comstock, mr. macarthur, mr. 
 bost, mr. peters, mr. bishop of utah, mr. hurd of texas, mr. rouzer, 
  mr. mooney of west virginia, mr. carter of georgia, mr. zeldin, mr. 
 hill, mr. curbelo of florida, mr. ashford, mr. babin, mr. whitfield, 
 mr. hice of georgia, mr. allen, mr. bera, ms. graham, mr. moolenaar, 
 mrs. love, mr. buck, mr. poliquin, mr. trott, mr. blum, ms. sewell of 
alabama, mr. keating, mr. young of iowa, mrs. davis of california, and 
 ms. kuster) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                      committee on ways and means

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                                 a bill


 
to amend the internal revenue code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on 
                            medical devices.

    be it enacted by the senate and house of representatives of the 
united states of america in congress assembled,

section 1. short title.

    this act may be cited as the ``protect medical innovation act of 
2015''.

sec. 2. repeal of medical device excise tax.

    (a) in general.--chapter 32 of the internal revenue code of 1986 is 
amended by striking subchapter e.
    (b) conforming amendments.--
            (1) subsection (a) of section 4221 of such code is amended 
        by striking the last sentence.
            (2) paragraph (2) of section 6416(b) of such code is 
        amended by striking the last sentence.
    (c) clerical amendment.--the table of subchapters for chapter 32 of 
such code is amended by striking the item relating to subchapter e.
    (d) effective date.--the amendments made by this section shall 
apply to sales after december 31, 2012.
                                 
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