Summary: H.R.2164 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/26/2017)

Medical Device Safety Act

This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to declare that an action for damages or a person's liability under state law is not affected by the federal prohibition on state or local requirements regarding medical devices. This bill is retroactively effective and applies to pending civil actions.