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 Bill Status of SB2889  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  EPINEPHRINE ADMINISTRATION ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
105 ILCS 5/22-30


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Epinephrine Administration Act. Provides that a health care practitioner may prescribe epinephrine pre-filled syringes in the name of an authorized entity where allergens capable of causing anaphylaxis may be present. Provides that an authorized entity may acquire and stock a supply of undesignated epinephrine pre-filled syringes provided the undesignated epinephrine pre-filled syringes are stored in a specified location. Requires each employee, agent, or other individual of the authorized entity to complete a specified training program before using a pre-filled syringe to administer epinephrine. Provides that a trained employee, agent, or other individual of the authorized entity may either provide or administer an epinephrine pre-filled syringe to a person whom the employee, agent, or other individual believes in good faith is experiencing anaphylaxis. Provides that training under the Act shall be valid for 2 years. Requires the Department of Public Health to approve training programs, to list the approved programs on the Department's website, and to include links to training providers' websites on the Department's website. Contains provisions concerning costs, limitations, and rulemaking. Defines terms. Amends the School Code. In provisions concerning epinephrine administration, provides that epinephrine may be administered with a pre-filled syringe. Makes conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  2/14/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2018SenateReferred to Assignments

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