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  338.550.  Expiration date of tax, when. — 1.  The pharmacy tax required by sections 338.500 to 338.550 shall expire ninety days after any one or more of the following conditions are met:

  (1)  The aggregate dispensing fee as appropriated by the general assembly paid to pharmacists per prescription is less than the fiscal year 2003 dispensing fees reimbursement amount; or

  (2)  The formula used to calculate the reimbursement as appropriated by the general assembly for products dispensed by pharmacies is changed resulting in lower reimbursement to the pharmacist in the aggregate than provided in fiscal year 2003; or

  (3)  September 30, 2020.



The director of the department of social services shall notify the revisor of statutes of the expiration date as provided in this subsection.  The provisions of sections 338.500 to 338.550 shall not apply to pharmacies domiciled or headquartered outside this state which are engaged in prescription drug sales that are delivered directly to patients within this state via common carrier, mail or a carrier service.

  2.  Sections 338.500 to 338.550 shall expire on September 30, 2020.


(L. 2002 S.B. 1248, A.L. 2003 H.B. 286 merged with H.B. 600, A.L. 2005 S.B. 189, A.L. 2006 S.B. 822, A.L. 2007 S.B. 4, A.L. 2009 H.B. 395 merged with H.B. 740, A.L. 2011 S.B. 62, A.L. 2015 S.B. 210, A.L. 2016 H.B. 1534, A.L. 2018 S.B. 775, A.L. 2019 S.B. 29)

Expires 9-30-20


Nonseverability clause, 190.840

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