IN HB1495 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-14 - First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
Pending: House Public Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prescription drug donation repositories. Establishes the prescription drug donation repository program (program). Establishes a tax credit for a taxpayer who donates medicine under the program during the taxable year. Provides that the amount of the tax credit is equal to the sum of: (1) the cost to the donor of any medicine donated during the taxable year; plus (2) the cost to the donor to make each donation during the taxable year. Allows a person to donate prescription drugs and supplies to a central repository or local repository for use by an individual who is an eligible recipient or qualified individual. Provides that controlled substances are not allowed in the program. Allows a health care facility or pharmacy to elect to participate as a local repository in the program. Establishes criteria for the acceptance and distribution of donated prescription drugs and supplies. Allows an entity that participates in a drug donation program in another state to participate in the program in Indiana. Establishes immunity for certain persons who act reasonably and in good faith under the program. Establishes a tax credit for a person who donates medicine to the program.

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Prescription drug donation repositories.



2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2021-01-14HouseCoauthored by Representative Davisson
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Bartels

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