HB 1495

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

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.

Bill Sponsors (2)


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Jan 14, 2021


Coauthored by Representative Davisson


Authored by Representative Bartels


First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
public health

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1495.01.INTR.FN001 PDF


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