EPI PENS IN SCHOOLS.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 700 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE FOR A SUPPLY OF EMERGENCY EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTORS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY FOR USE IN AN EMERGENCY.
Intro. by Brock.

Status: Ref To Com On Health Care (Senate Action) (Apr 3 2013)

Bill History:

S 700

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 4 2013 - More information

    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.


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