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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Wagering tax and pharmaceutical program. Increases the wagering tax from 20% of adjusted gross receipts to 33% of adjusted gross receipts. Adjusts the amounts of the wagering tax distributed to a city or county in which a riverboat is docked and to the build Indiana fund. Establishes the pharmaceutical assistance fund. Requires 39.4% of the wagering tax to be paid to the pharmaceutical assistance fund. Creates the pharmaceutical assistance for the aged and disabled program. Provides that an Indiana resident who is eligible for the program is required to pay only a $5 copayment for various prescription drugs. Provides the division of disability, aging, and rehabilitative services with the authority to restrict the supply of prescription drugs under certain circumstances. Requires a pharmacy to provide prescription price information to the division before a pharmacy may be paid for a prescription claim. Establishes penalties for violations of the program.