Enacts new GS 115C-375.2A to require local boards of education to provide a supply of emergency epinephrine auto-injectors (pen), with at least one for use in different areas of the school. Requires the principal to designate personnel to receive initial training and annual retraining on the storage and use of the pen. Also requires the principal to collaborate with school personnel to develop an emergency action plan for using the pens in an emergency. Specifies components to be included in the plan. Prohibits the emergency supply from being used as a medication supply for students known to have conditions requiring the use of the pens. Provides protection from liability, except in cases of gross negligence, wanton conduct, or intentional wrongdoing. Applies beginning with the 2013-14 school year.
Status: Ref To Com On Health Care (Senate Action) (Apr 3 2013)
Bill S 700 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 4 2013 - More information