Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1013

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 24-5-21.5

Synopsis: Advertising of prescription drugs. Prohibits advertising prescription drugs on television and radio and provides that a person who advertises prescription drugs in this manner commits a Class C infraction.

Effective: July 1, 2004.





Kromkowski




    December 4, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce and Economic Development.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2004)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1013



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning trade regulations; consumer sales and credit.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 24-5-21.5; (04)IN1013.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 24-5-21.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]:
     Chapter 21.5. Advertisement of Prescription Drugs
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "prescription drug" means a legend drug (as defined in IC 16-18-2-199).
    Sec. 2. A person may not advertise a prescription drug by broadcast over a:
        (1) television; or
        (2) radio;
station.
    Sec. 3. A person who violates this chapter commits a Class C infraction.