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 Bill Status of HB5892  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  UNDESIGNATED EPI AUTO-INJECTOR

House Sponsors
Rep. Michelle Mussman - Michael J. Zalewski, Kathleen Willis, Deborah Conroy, Sam Yingling, Laura Fine, Rita Mayfield, Kenneth Dunkin, Martin J. Moylan, Barbara Wheeler, Robert W. Pritchard, Ann Williams, Kelly M. Cassidy, Barbara Flynn Currie, Linda Chapa LaVia, Michael W. Tryon, Frances Ann Hurley, Patricia R. Bellock, Camille Y. Lilly and Al Riley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Andy Manar , Donne E. Trotter and Steven M. Landek)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/30/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0795

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


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides for the administration of undesignated epinephrine auto-injectors by a pupil, school nurse, and trained personnel. Limits liability for the administration of undesignated epinephrine auto-injectors by a school nurse or trained personnel. Requires a school to permit the self-administration and self-carry of asthma medication by a pupil with asthma. Provides that prior to the administration of an undesignated epinephrine auto-injector, trained personnel must submit to his or her school's administration proof of completion of a training curriculum to recognize and respond to anaphylaxis. Requires training to be completed annually and sets forth training curriculum guidelines. Provides that within 3 days of the administration of epinephrine by a school nurse, trained personnel, or a student at a school or school-sponsored activity, the school must report to the Board certain information, which the Board will then use in its report to the General Assembly identifying the frequency and circumstances of epinephrine administration during the preceding academic year. Effective August 1, 2014.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill with changes. Restores current law with respect to provisions that a school district, public school, or nonpublic school may authorize the provision of an epinephrine auto-injector to a student that meets the student's prescription on file. Exempts from liability or professional discipline the school district, public school, or nonpublic school and its employees and agents from any injury arising from the self-administration of asthma medication, the self-administration of an epinephrine auto-injector, or the use of an undesignated epinephrine auto-injector. Provides that upon any administration of an epinephrine auto-injector, a school district, public school, or nonpublic school must immediately activate the EMS system and notify the student's parent, guardian, or emergency contact, if known. Provides that any supply of epinephrine auto-injectors shall be maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. Provides that within 24 hours of the administration of an undesignated epinephrine auto-injector, a school district, public school, or nonpublic school must notify the physician, physician assistant, or advance practice nurse who provided the standing order or prescription for the undesignated epinephrine auto-injector of its use. Further provides that trained personnel must also submit to his or her school's administration proof of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator certification. Provides that a school district, public school, or nonpublic school may not use the administration of medications by volunteers to reduce the number of school nurses in a school or school district. Makes other changes. Effective August 1, 2014.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Provides that a school district, public school, or nonpublic school may authorize the provision of a student-specific or undesignated epinephrine auto-injector to a student or authorized personnel under a student's Individual Health Care Action Plan, Illinois Food Allergy Emergency Action Plan or Treatment Authorization Form, or other plan under federal law. Requires the school district, public school, or nonpublic school to inform the parents or guardians of the pupil that the school district, public school, or nonpublic school and its employees and agents, including a physician, physician assistant, or advanced practice nurse providing standing protocol, are exempt from liability or professional discipline from any injury arising from the administration (rather than self-administration) of asthma medication or an epinephrine auto-injector. Provides that a physician, a physician assistant who has been delegated prescriptive authority for asthma medication or epinephrine (rather than just prescriptive authority), or an advanced practice nurse who has been delegated prescriptive authority for asthma medication or epinephrine (rather than just prescriptive authority) may prescribe undesignated epinephrine auto-injectors. Provides that the school district, public school, or nonpublic school must maintain records related to the training curriculum and trained personnel. Provides that a school district, public school, or nonpublic school is encouraged not to use the administration of emergency medications to reduce the number of school nurses in a school or school district. Defines "standing protocol". Makes other changes.

House Floor Amendment No. 4
Deletes a provision that provides that a school district, public school, or nonpublic school is encouraged not to use the administration of emergency medications to reduce the number of school nurses in a school or school district.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/20/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/20/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  2/21/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/26/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  2/26/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/3/2014HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/13/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/17/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/17/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/19/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/21/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/24/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/26/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 012-000-001
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/26/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/1/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/1/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/2/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  4/4/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 010-003-000
  4/7/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/7/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/7/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/7/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  4/8/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 014-000-000
  4/9/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/9/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted
  4/9/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 097-000-000
  4/11/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/11/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/11/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
  4/11/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2014SenateAssigned to Education
  5/7/2014SenateDo Pass Education; 013-000-000
  5/7/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 8, 2014
  5/15/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2014
  5/23/2014SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2014
  5/28/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/28/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/28/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  6/4/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  7/30/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  7/30/2014HouseEffective Date August 1, 2014
  7/30/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0795

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