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Introduced in House (02/06/2013)

1st Session
H. R. 523

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


February 6, 2013

Mr. Paulsen (for himself, Mr. Kind, Mr. Gerlach, Ms. Schwartz, Mr. Dent, Mr. Matheson, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. Tiberi, Mr. Owens, Mr. Young of Indiana, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Stutzman, Mr. Peters of California, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Schneider, Mr. Price of Georgia, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Mr. Boustany, Ms. DelBene, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Vargas, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Walz, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Roskam, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. Schock, Mr. Barrow of Georgia, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. Maffei, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Ms. Tsongas, Mr. Kelly, Mr. Nolan, Mrs. Black, Mrs. Ellmers, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Barletta, Mr. Barr, Mr. Barton, Mr. Benishek, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mrs. Brooks of Indiana, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Bucshon, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Campbell, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Carter, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Coble, Mr. Coffman, Mr. Cole, Mr. Collins of New York, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Crenshaw, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Daines, Mr. Denham, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Fincher, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mr. Fleischmann, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Flores, Mr. Fortenberry, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Garrett, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Gibson, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Gowdy, Mr. Graves of Georgia, Mr. Griffith of Virginia, Mr. Grimm, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Hanna, Mr. Harper, Mr. Harris, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Heck of Nevada, Mr. Holding, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Huizenga of Michigan, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Issa, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Jones, Mr. Joyce, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, Mr. Kline, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Lance, Mr. Latham, Mr. Latta, Mr. Long, Mr. Lucas, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Marino, Mr. Massie, Mr. McCaul, Mr. McKinley, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Messer, Mr. Mica, Mrs. Miller of Michigan, Mr. Mulvaney, Mr. Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Neugebauer, Mrs. Noem, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Nunnelee, Mr. Olson, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mr. Pompeo, Mr. Posey, Mr. Radel, Mr. Renacci, Mr. Ribble, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. Ross, Mr. Royce, Mr. Scalise, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Stewart, Mr. Stivers, Mr. Terry, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Tipton, Mr. Turner, Mr. Valadao, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Walden, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Webster of Florida, Mr. Wenstrup, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Whitfield, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Young of Florida, Mr. Amash, Mr. Upton, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Keating, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. Bishop of Utah, and Mr. Perry) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


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 2013”.

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.