FLASH: House decides 242-173 to push medical device tax repeal to a vote

June 7, 2012 by MassDevice staff

The U.S. House of Representative votes 242 to 173 to move to a vote on Rep. Erik Paulsen's (R-Minn.) medical device tax repeal bill.

MassDevice.com coverage of the medical device tax

The U.S. House of Representatives today voted 242-173 to move forward on a bill to repeal the 2.3% medical device excise tax, promising a final vote on the measure later today.

Following an additional 90 minutes of debate, the House will issue a final vote that is largely expected to result in passage of the device tax.

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