HB 2880 – Illinois

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2019
Link: http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=2880&GAID=15&DocTypeID=HB&SessionID=108&GA=101

Creates the Prescription Drug Price Increase Tax Act. Imposes a tax on each establishment that makes the first sale of a covered outpatient drug within the State. Provides that the term “first sale” means an initial sale of a covered outpatient drug from a manufacturer to a wholesaler or from a wholesaler to a pharmacy. Provides that the tax shall be charged against and paid by the establishment making the first sale and shall not be added as a separate charge or line item or otherwise passed down on any invoice to the customer. Provides that the proceeds shall be deposited into the Prescription Drug Fairness Fund and used by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Prescription Drug Fairness Fund.

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