House Bill 337

Last Action 02/12/18: to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to taxation of prescription opioids and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 492
Sponsor J. Kay
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 142 to impose a tax of one dollar per dose on opioids distributed in Kentucky; define relevant terms; allocate tax revenues to permanent pension fund; require registration for all persons distributing opioids in Kentucky; impose misdemeanor penalty for noncompliance; authorize the Department of Revenue to promulgate administrative regulations; amend KRS 42.205 to conform; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department of Revenue, opioid tax, administer
Crimes and Punishments - Misdemeanor, opioid tax compliance
Drugs and Medicines - Opioids, tax imposed
Federal Laws and Regulations - Controlled Substances Act, opioids, tax imposed
Health and Medical Services - Opioids, tax imposed
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Opioids, tax imposed
Licensing - Licensure required, distribution of opioids
Pharmacists - Opioids, tax imposed
Physicians and Practitioners - Opioids, tax imposed
Public Health - Opioids, tax imposed
Retirement and Pensions - Permanent pension fund, opioid tax
Substance Abuse - Opioids, tax imposed
Taxation - Opioids, tax imposed
Corrections Impact - Misdemeanor, opioid tax compliance
Local Mandate - Opioids, tax imposed
Fiscal Note - Opioids, tax imposed


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