Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for medicine and drugs purchased by veterinarians. (HB551)

Introduced By

Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine), and Del. Wren Williams (R-Stuart)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Retail sales and use tax; exemption for medicine and drugs purchased by veterinarians. Exempts veterinarians from sales and use tax on the purchase or prescription of medicines and drugs that are administered to patients within a veterinarian-client-patient relationship. The bill repeals provisions of current law which provide that a veterinarian dispensing or selling medicines or drugs on prescription shall be deemed to be the user or consumer of all such medicines and drugs. Read the Bill »


01/20/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100201D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2022Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB517.

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