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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5012

 

February Session, 2008

 

LCO No. 35

   

Referred to Committee on Public Health

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ZALASKI, 81st Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR TALKING PRESCRIPTION DRUG CONTAINERS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 12-412 of the general statutes be amended to provide a sales tax exemption for prescription drug containers that give audio recorded prescription information.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase the accessibility of prescription medications to those who are blind or visually impaired by exempting talking prescription drug containers from the sales tax.