Summary: S.Con.Res.80 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/10/2003)

Urges Japan to honor its commitments under the Market-Oriented Sector-Selective (MOSS) Agreement on Medical Equipment and Pharmaceuticals by: (1) reducing regulatory barriers to the approval and adoption of new medical technologies; (2) establishing reasonable agency performance goals for premarket approvals and an appropriate, risk-based postmarket system consistent with globally accepted practices; (3) actively promoting pricing policies that encourage innovation; (4) implementing fair and open processes and rules that do not disproportionately harm United States medical technology products; and (5) providing opportunities for consultation with trading partners.