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  • Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015


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    Representative Luke Messer

    From: IN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    MESSER. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 375 I was unavoidably detained and missed the recorded vote. Had I been present, I would have voted ``aye.'' Mr. LaMALFA. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 375 I was...



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    Representative Doug LaMalfa

    From: CA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    LaMALFA. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 375 I was detained with constituents including a World War II veteran and family visiting in the U.S. Capitol for the first time and missed rollcall No. 375. Had...



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    Representative Steve King

    From: IA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    KING of Iowa. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 375, had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' Mr. DELANEY. Mr. Speaker, I was unable to cast my vote on rollcall No. 375. Had I been present to vote...



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    Representative John K. Delaney

    From: MD District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-18

    DELANEY. Mr. Speaker, I was unable to cast my vote on rollcall No. 375. Had I been present to vote on rollcall No. 375, I would have voted ``aye.'' personal explanation ...



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    Representative Rodney Davis

    From: IL District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-18

    DAVIS of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, on Thursday, June 18, 2015, I was absent [[Page H4526]] from the House for family medical reasons. Due to my absence, I did not record any votes for the day. Had I...



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    Representative Marsha Blackburn

    From: TN District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    BLACKBURN asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Mrs. BLACKBURN. Mr. Speaker, I am rising today in support of H.R. 160, the Protect...



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    Representative Paul Ryan

    From: WI District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    RYAN of Wisconsin. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 319, I call up the bill (H.R. 160) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices, and ask for its...



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    Representative Erik Paulsen

    From: MN District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    PAULSEN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker and Members, defibrillators, operating room monitors, insulin pumps, pacemakers, heart valves, artificial hips, x ray machines,...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-06-17

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I shall consume. There are certain basic facts here. One is this industry participated in the creation of healthcare reform. They, like other providers,...



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    Representative Patrick Meehan

    From: PA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    MEEHAN. Mr. Speaker, let me begin by dispelling the premise that somehow this whole thing was devised so that we can allow the medical device companies to flourish. The thing we want to flourish is research...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-17

    McDERMOTT asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) [[Page H4474]] Mr. McDERMOTT. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Levin was correct. When we were designing the Affordable Care Act, everyone...



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    Representative Todd C. Young

    From: IN District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    YOUNG of Indiana. Mr. Speaker, ObamaCare's medical device tax has already been devastating to innovation, patient care, and job creation, especially in my home State of Indiana. Up north, we have Warsaw,...



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    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-17

    PASCRELL. Mr. Speaker, I am sorry the gentleman from Indiana is leaving the floor right now because one of the companies he mentioned-- one of the companies, there are others--was brought before the Justice...



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    Representative Charles W. Dent

    From: PA District 15

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    DENT. Mr. Speaker, I just want to address something that was stated by one of the previous speakers from Washington State who made a comment to the effect that the medical device industry supported that...



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    Representative Todd Rokita

    From: IN District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    ROKITA. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Minnesota for yielding the time. He has been the leader on this from day one, and I am happy to join him. I also thank Chairman Ryan of the Ways and Means...



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    Representative Susan W. Brooks

    From: IN District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    BROOKS of Indiana. Mr. Speaker, I would like to commend my colleague from Minnesota for leading this effort since I came to Congress in 2013. I rise today joining my fellow Hoosiers seeking greater...



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    Representative Elise M. Stefanik

    From: NY District 21

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    STEFANIK. Mr. Speaker, I strongly support H.R. 160, the Protect Medical Innovation Act introduced by Mr. Paulsen, and in March I was proud to lead a bipartisan letter by 43 freshman lawmakers to Speaker...



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    Representative Marlin A. Stutzman

    From: IN District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    STUTZMAN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 160, the Protect Medical Innovation Act, and I appreciate the work that Congressman Paulsen has done on this very important issue that has affected my...



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    Representative Ryan A. Costello

    From: PA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    COSTELLO of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, the cost of health care continues to increase in this country. As a philosophical matter, I do not believe inserting more government between a patient and their...



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    Representative Alexander X. Mooney

    From: WV District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    MOONEY of West Virginia. Mr. Speaker, I am a proud cosponsor of H.R. 160, the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015, also known as the medical device tax repeal. This bill would repeal the tax on...



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    Representative Dan Benishek

    From: MI District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    BENISHEK. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to urge my colleagues to support H.R. 160, the Protect Medical Innovation Act. H.R. 160 will permanently repeal the misguided excise tax on medical devices that...



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    Representative Dana Rohrabacher

    From: CA District 48

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    ROHRABACHER. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this effort to prevent this very destructive tax from having the harmful impact that we know it will have. This medical device tax is perhaps the most odious...



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    Representative Glenn Thompson

    From: PA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-17

    THOMPSON of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Minnesota. I rise today as a 30-year health care professional and a proud cosponsor of H.R. 160, the Protect Medical Innovation Act...



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    Representative Elizabeth H. Esty

    From: CT District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-17

    ESTY of connecticut in the house of representatives Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Ms. ESTY. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express...



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    Representative Gwen Moore

    From: WI District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-17

    MOORE of wisconsin in the house of representatives Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Ms. MOORE. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-17

    JACKSON LEE of texas in the house of representatives Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Ms. JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition...



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    Representative Seth Moulton

    From: MA District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-17

    MOULTON of massachusetts in the house of representatives Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Mr. MOULTON. Mr. Speaker, I will vote in...