Summary: H.R.2423 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/19/2015)

This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to define “valid scientific evidence” to include well-documented case histories or studies published in peer-reviewed journals for purposes of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determining the effectiveness of a medical device without clinical investigation. Under specified conditions, the FDA may request the data underlying a study that is offered as valid scientific evidence.