View Amendment Current Amendment: 1A to Bill 150

Senator DAVIS proposed the following amendment (150R016.SP.TD):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, on page 54, lines 4 through 8, by striking SECTION 4 in its entirety and inserting:

/ SECTION4. Section 12-36-2120(28) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

" (28)(a) (i)medicine and prosthetic devices sold by prescription, prescription medicines used to prevent respiratory syncytial virus, prescription medicines and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, lymphoma, leukemia, or related diseases, including prescription medicines used to relieve the effects of any such treatment, free samples of prescription medicine distributed by its manufacturer and any use of these free samples;

(b)(ii)hypodermic needles, insulin, alcohol swabs, blood sugar testing strips, monolet lancets, dextrometer supplies, blood glucose meters, and other similar diabetic supplies sold to diabetics under the authorization and direction of a physician;

(c)(iii)disposable medical supplies such as bags, tubing, needles, and syringes, which are dispensed by a licensed pharmacist in accordance with an individual prescription written for the use of a human being by a licensed health care provider, which are used for the intravenous administration of a prescription drug or medicine, and which come into direct contact with the prescription drug or medicine. This exemption applies only to supplies used in the treatment of a patient outside of a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or ambulatory surgical treatment center;

(d)(iv)medicine donated by its manufacturer to a public institution of higher education for research or for the treatment of indigent patients;

(e)(v)dental prosthetic devices; and

(f)(vi)prescription drugs dispensed to Medicare Part A patients residing in a nursing home are not considered sales to the nursing home and are not subject to the sales tax .

(b) This item does not apply to authorizations for medical cannabis products, as provided in Article 20, Chapter 53 of Title 44;" /