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Sponsors: Reps. J. Brown and Clyburn
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Introduced in the House on January 11, 2005
Currently residing in the House Committee on Ways and Means
Summary: Sales tax exemption for prescription orthotic devices and replacement parts
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/8/2004 House Prefiled 12/8/2004 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means 1/11/2005 House Introduced and read first time HJ-86 1/11/2005 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means HJ-86
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRESCRIPTION ORTHOTIC DEVICES AND REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR PRESCRIPTION PROSTHETIC AND ORTHOTIC DEVICES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 12-36-2120(28) of the 1976 Code, as amended by Section 3.PP, Act 69 of 2003, is further amended to read:
(28)(a) 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 cancer, lymphoma, leukemia, or related diseases, including prescription medicines used to relieve the effects of any such treatment, and free samples of prescription medicine distributed by its manufacturer and any use of these free samples;
(b) 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) 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) medicine donated by its manufacturer to a public institution of higher education for research or for the treatment of indigent patients;
(e) dental prosthetic devices; and
(f) prosthetic and orthotic devices sold by prescription and replacement parts for such devices."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect July 1, 2005.
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