Federal - HR 160

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.

Introduced

January 6, 2015

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.

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Co-Sponsors 281

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  • June 24, 2015Jolly, R-Fla., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.375, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E968

  • June 23, 2015Poe, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.375, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E955

  • June 23, 2015Fincher, R-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.375, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E948

  • June 23, 2015H. Rogers, R-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.375, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E945

  • June 23, 2015 — Placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar. Congressional Record p. S4523, S4544

  • June 22, 2015 — Received in the Senate and read for the first time. Congressional Record p. S4343, S4522

  • June 18, 2015R. Davis, R-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.375, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4525-H4526

  • June 18, 2015Messer, R-Ind., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.375, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4525

  • June 18, 2015LaMalfa, R-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.375, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4525

  • June 18, 2015S. King, R-Iowa, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.375, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4525

  • June 18, 2015Delaney, D-Md., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.375, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4525

  • June 18, 2015House Vote 375 Medical Device Tax Repeal — Passage
    Passage of the bill (HR 160) that would repeal the 2.3% medical device tax included in the 2010 health care overhaul. Passed 280-140. Note: A "nay" was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. H4525

  • June 18, 2015 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H4525

  • June 17, 2015Curbelo, R-Fla., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.371, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4471

  • June 17, 2015House Vote 372 Medical Device Tax and IPAB Repeal — Rule
    Adoption of the resolution (H Res 319) that would provide for House floor consideration a bill (HR 160) that would repeal the 2.3% medical device tax included in the 2010 health care overhaul and the bill (HR 1190) that would repeal the provisions of the 2010 health care overhaul that created the Independent Payment Advisory Board. Adopted 241-186. Congressional Record p. H4471-H4472

  • June 17, 2015House Vote 371 Medical Device Tax and IPAB Repeal — Previous Question
    Burgess, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 319) that would would provide for House floor consideration a bill (HR 160) that would repeal the 2.3% medical device tax included in the 2010 health care overhaul and the bill (HR 1190) that would repeal the provisions of the 2010 health care overhaul that created the Independent Payment Advisory Board. Motion agreed to 241-186. Congressional Record p. H4471

  • June 17, 2015 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H4472-H4478

  • June 16, 2015 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 319, reported to the House as a rule for HR 160.

  • June 16, 2015 — House Rules Committee granted a closed rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H4430

  • June 16, 2015 — Rules Committee vote: Rule for Floor Consideration of HR 160, Medical Device Tax Repeal, and HR 1190, IPAB Repeal-Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full House 7-3.

  • June 16, 2015 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Rules Committee.

    June 16, 2015 — Committee Vote: Rule for Floor Consideration of HR 160, Medical Device Tax Repeal, and HR 1190, IPAB Repeal — Open Rule
    L. Slaughter, D-N.Y. —

    Amendment that would provide an open rule for House floor consideration of HR 160, which would repeal the health care law’s tax on medical devices, and HR 1190, which would repeal the law’s Medicare cost-cutting board.

    Rejected 3-7.

    June 16, 2015 — Committee Vote: Rule for Floor Consideration of HR 160, Medical Device Tax Repeal, and HR 1190, IPAB Repeal — Prevention Fund Offset
    Hastings, D-Fla. —

    Amendment to strike the self-executing language in the rule for the adoption of the Pitts, R-Pa., amendment to HR 1190, which would repeal the health care law’s Medicare cost-cutting board. The amendment would cut funding from the law’s prevention and public health fund to offset the bill.

    Rejected 3-7.

    June 16, 2015 — Committee Vote: Rule for Floor Consideration of HR 160, Medical Device Tax Repeal, and HR 1190, IPAB Repeal — Oil and Gas Offset
    Polis, D-Colo. —

    Amendment that would make in order and provide the necessary waivers for a Polis, D-Colo., amendment to offset the cost of HR 160, which would repeal the health care law’s tax on medical devices. The amendment would scrap certain tax deductions and expenditures for the oil and gas industry.

    Rejected 3-7.

    June 16, 2015 — Committee Vote: Rule for Floor Consideration of HR 160, Medical Device Tax Repeal, and HR 1190, IPAB Repeal — Vote to Report

    Provide a closed rule for House floor consideration of HR 160, which would repeal the health care law’s tax on medical devices, and HR 1190, which would repeal the law’s Medicare cost-cutting board.

    For HR 160, the rule would provide one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking member of the Ways and Means Committee. The substitute amendment recommended by the Ways and Means panel, modified by a Ryan, R-Wis., amendment that would exempt the measure from the pay-as-you-go budget rules, would be considered as adopted. In addition, the rule would waive all points of order against consideration of the bill and its provisions, and provide one motion to recommit.

    For HR 1190, the rule would provide one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairmen and ranking members of the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce committees. The Pitts, R-Pa., amendment that would offset the bill by cutting the health care law’s prevention and public health fund would be considered as adopted. Under the rule, all points of order against consideration of the bill and its provisions would be waived, and it would provide one motion to recommit.

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House 7-3.
  • June 15, 2015Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • June 15, 2015 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Rules Committee.

  • June 11, 2015 — Reported to the House amended by the House Ways and Means Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 114-147Congressional Record p. H4241

  • June 2, 2015 — Ways & Means Committee vote: Medical Device Tax Repeal-Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) 25-14.

  • June 2, 2015 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Ways and Means Committee.

    June 2, 2015 — Committee Vote: Medical Device Tax Repeal — Substitute Amendment
      P. Ryan, R-Wis. —

    Substitute amendment that would change the effective date of the legislation so that the medical device tax repeal applies to sales in calendar quarters beginning after the date of enactment.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    June 2, 2015 — Committee Vote: Medical Device Tax Repeal — Vote to Report

    Repeal the 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices mandated by the 2010 health care overhaul (PL 111-148, PL 111-152).

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) 25-14.
  • June 2, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Norcross, (D-N.J.)
  • May 20, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Capuano, (D-Mass.)
  • May 18, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
  • May 12, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Boyle, (D-Pa.)
  • May 1, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Torres, (D-Calif.)
  • March 26, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Graves, G. (R-La.)
  • March 23, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Moulton, (D-Mass.)
  • Feb. 27, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Ruiz, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 24, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
  • Feb. 10, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Maloney, S. (D-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 26, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Abraham, (R-La.)
  • Jan. 20, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Aguilar, (D-Calif.)Jenkins, E. (R-W.Va.)Palmer, (R-Ala.)
    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Kennedy (D-Mass.)Russell, (R-Okla.)
    Hardy, (R-Nev.)McSally, (R-Ariz.)Scott, A. (R-Ga.)
  • Jan. 14, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Loudermilk, (R-Ga.)
  • Jan. 13, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Carter, J. (R-Texas)Young, D. (R-Alaska)
  • Jan. 9, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Bishop, M. (R-Mich.)Nolan, (D-Minn.)Zinke, (R-Mont.)
  • Jan. 8, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Kirkpatrick, (D-Ariz.)Speier, (D-Calif.)
  • Jan. 7, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Grothman, (R-Wis.)Newhouse, (R-Wash.)Walker, (R-N.C.)
    Higgins, (D-N.Y.)Tonko, (D-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 6, 2015 — Original cosponsor(s): 248

    Aderholt, R. (R-Ala.)Graves, S. (R-Mo.)Pearce, (R-N.M.)
    Allen, (R-Ga.)Graves, T. (R-Ga.)Perry, (R-Pa.)
    Amash, (R-Mich.)Griffith, (R-Va.)Peterson, C. (D-Minn.)
    Amodei, (R-Nev.)Guinta, (R-N.H.)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)
    Ashford, (D-Neb.)Guthrie, (R-Ky.)Pittenger, (R-N.C.)
    Babin, (R-Texas)Hanna, (R-N.Y.)Pitts, (R-Pa.)
    Barletta, (R-Pa.)Harper, (R-Miss.)Poe, (R-Texas)
    Barr, (R-Ky.)Harris, (R-Md.)Poliquin, (R-Maine)
    Barton, J. (R-Texas)Hartzler, (R-Mo.)Pompeo, (R-Kan.)
    Benishek, (R-Mich.)Heck, J. (R-Nev.)Posey, (R-Fla.)
    Bera, (D-Calif.)Hensarling, (R-Texas)Price, T. (R-Ga.)
    Bilirakis, G. (R-Fla.)Herrera Beutler, (R-Wash.)Ratcliffe, (R-Texas)
    Bishop, R. (R-Utah)Hice, (R-Ga.)Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)
    Blackburn, M. (R-Tenn.)Hill, (R-Ark.)Reichert, (R-Wash.)
    Black, D. (R-Tenn.)Holding, (R-N.C.)Renacci, (R-Ohio)
    Blum, (R-Iowa)Hudson, (R-N.C.)Ribble, (R-Wis.)
    Bost, (R-Ill.)Huelskamp, (R-Kan.)Rice, T. (R-S.C.)
    Boustany (R-La.)Huizenga, (R-Mich.)Rigell, (R-Va.)
    Brady, K. (R-Texas)Hultgren, (R-Ill.)Roby, (R-Ala.)
    Brat, (R-Va.)Hunter, (R-Calif.)Roe, (R-Tenn.)
    Bridenstine, (R-Okla.)Hurd, (R-Texas)Rogers, H. (R-Ky.)
    Brooks, M. (R-Ala.)Hurt, (R-Va.)Rogers, Mike D. (R-Ala.)
    Brooks, S. (R-Ind.)Issa, (R-Calif.)Rohrabacher, (R-Calif.)
    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Jenkins, L. (R-Kan.)Rokita, (R-Ind.)
    Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Johnson, B. (R-Ohio)Rooney, (R-Fla.)
    Buck, (R-Colo.)Johnson, S. (R-Texas)Ros-Lehtinen, (R-Fla.)
    Bucshon, (R-Ind.)Jolly, (R-Fla.)Roskam, (R-Ill.)
    Burgess, (R-Texas)Jones, (R-N.C.)Ross, D. (R-Fla.)
    Bustos, (D-Ill.)Jordan, (R-Ohio)Rothfus, (R-Pa.)
    Byrne, (R-Ala.)Joyce, (R-Ohio)Rouzer, (R-N.C.)
    Calvert, (R-Calif.)Katko, (R-N.Y.)Royce, (R-Calif.)
    Carter, E.L. (R-Ga.)Keating, (D-Mass.)Salmon, (R-Ariz.)
    Chabot, (R-Ohio)Kelly, (R-Pa.)Sanford, (R-S.C.)
    Chaffetz, (R-Utah)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Scalise, (R-La.)
    Clark, K. (D-Mass.)Kind, R. (D-Wis.)Schock, (R-Ill.)
    Clawson, (R-Fla.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)Schweikert, (R-Ariz.)
    Coffman, (R-Colo.)King, S. (R-Iowa)Sensenbrenner, (R-Wis.)
    Cole, (R-Okla.)Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)Sessions, P. (R-Texas)
    Collins, C. (R-N.Y.)Kline, J. (R-Minn.)Sewell, (D-Ala.)
    Collins, D. (R-Ga.)Knight, (R-Calif.)Shimkus, (R-Ill.)
    Comstock, (R-Va.)Kuster, (D-N.H.)Shuster, Bill (R-Pa.)
    Conaway, (R-Texas)Labrador, (R-Idaho)Simpson, M. (R-Idaho)
    Cook, (R-Calif.)LaMalfa, (R-Calif.)Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
    Costello, (R-Pa.)Lamborn, (R-Colo.)Smith, Adrian (R-Neb.)
    Cramer, (R-N.D.)Lance, (R-N.J.)Smith, C. (R-N.J.)
    Crawford, (R-Ark.)Latta, (R-Ohio)Smith, J. (R-Mo.)
    Crenshaw, (R-Fla.)Lipinski, D. (D-Ill.)Smith, Lamar (R-Texas)
    Culberson, (R-Texas)LoBiondo, (R-N.J.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
    Curbelo, (R-Fla.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Stewart, (R-Utah)
    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Long, (R-Mo.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Love, (R-Utah)Stutzman, (R-Ind.)
    DelBene, (D-Wash.)Lucas, F. (R-Okla.)Thompson, G. (R-Pa.)
    Denham, (R-Calif.)Luetkemeyer, (R-Mo.)Thornberry, (R-Texas)
    Dent, (R-Pa.)Lummis, (R-Wyo.)Tiberi, (R-Ohio)
    DeSantis, (R-Fla.)Lynch, (D-Mass.)Tipton, (R-Colo.)
    DesJarlais, (R-Tenn.)MacArthur, (R-N.J.)Trott, (R-Mich.)
    Diaz-Balart, (R-Fla.)Marchant, (R-Texas)Turner, M. (R-Ohio)
    Dold, (R-Ill.)Marino, (R-Pa.)Upton, (R-Mich.)
    Duffy, (R-Wis.)Massie, (R-Ky.)Valadao, (R-Calif.)
    Duncan, Jeff (R-S.C.)McCaul, (R-Texas)Vargas, (D-Calif.)
    Duncan, John (R-Tenn.)McClintock, (R-Calif.)Wagner, (R-Mo.)
    Ellison, (D-Minn.)McCollum, Betty (D-Minn.)Walberg, (R-Mich.)
    Ellmers, (R-N.C.)McHenry, (R-N.C.)Walden, G. (R-Ore.)
    Emmer, (R-Minn.)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)Walorski, (R-Ind.)
    Farenthold, (R-Texas)McMorris Rodgers, (R-Wash.)Walters, (R-Calif.)
    Fincher, (R-Tenn.)Meadows, (R-N.C.)Walz, (D-Minn.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Meehan, (R-Pa.)Weber, (R-Texas)
    Fleischmann, (R-Tenn.)Messer, (R-Ind.)Webster, (R-Fla.)
    Fleming, (R-La.)Mica, (R-Fla.)Wenstrup, (R-Ohio)
    Flores, (R-Texas)Miller, C. (R-Mich.)Westerman, (R-Ark.)
    Forbes, (R-Va.)Miller, J. (R-Fla.)Westmoreland, L. (R-Ga.)
    Fortenberry, (R-Neb.)Moolenaar, (R-Mich.)Whitfield, (R-Ky.)
    Foxx, (R-N.C.)Mooney, (R-W.Va.)Williams, (R-Texas)
    Franks, T. (R-Ariz.)Mullin, (R-Okla.)Wilson, J. (R-S.C.)
    Frelinghuysen, (R-N.J.)Mulvaney, (R-S.C.)Wittman, (R-Va.)
    Garrett, (R-N.J.)Murphy, P. (D-Fla.)Womack, (R-Ark.)
    Gibbs, B. (R-Ohio)Murphy, T. (R-Pa.)Woodall, (R-Ga.)
    Gibson, C. (R-N.Y.)Neugebauer, (R-Texas)Yoder, (R-Kan.)
    Goodlatte, R. (R-Va.)Noem, (R-S.D.)Yoho, (R-Fla.)
    Gosar, (R-Ariz.)Nugent, (R-Fla.)Young, D. (R-Iowa)
    Gowdy, (R-S.C.)Nunes, (R-Calif.)Young, T. (R-Ind.)
    Graham, G. (D-Fla.)Olson, (R-Texas)Zeldin, (R-N.Y.)
    Granger, (R-Texas)Palazzo, (R-Miss.)
  • Jan. 6, 2015 — Read twice and referred to: House Ways and Means.Congressional Record p. H41-H42