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S1443................................................by JUDICIARY AND RULES SCHOOLS - MEDICATION - Amends existing law to provide that school district boards of trustees shall adopt policies permitting the self-administration of medication, administered by way of an epinephrine auto-injector, by pupils. 02/26 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/27 Rpt prt - to Health/Wel 02/28 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/29 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/03 3rd rdg - PASSED - 32-0-3 AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Burkett, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Geddes, Goedde, Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge, Malepeai(Sagness), McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Siddoway, Stennett, Werk NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Cameron, Gannon, Stegner Floor Sponsors - Werk & Broadsword Title apvd - to House 03/04 House intro - 1st rdg - to Educ 03/13 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/14 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/19 3rd rdg - PASSED - 66-0-4 AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon, Chavez, Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Durst, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart, Harwood, Henbest, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador, LeFavour, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Mortimer, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Roberts, Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08), Shirley, Shively, Smith(30), Smith(24), Snodgrass, Stevenson, Thayn, Thomas, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Mr. Speaker NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Henderson, Lake, Trail, Wood(35) Floor Sponsor - Henbest Title apvd - to Senate 03/20 To enrol - Rpt enrol - Pres signed 03/21 Sp signed 03/24 To Governor 03/28 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 305 Effective: 07/01/08
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-ninth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2008 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1443 BY JUDICIARY AND RULES COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS; 3 AMENDING SECTION 33-520, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DISTRICT 4 BOARDS OF TRUSTEES SHALL ADOPT POLICIES PERMITTING THE SELF-ADMINISTRATION 5 OF MEDICATION, ADMINISTERED BY WAY OF AN EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR, BY 6 PUPILS. 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 8 SECTION 1. That Section 33-520, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 9 amended to read as follows: 10 33-520. POLICY GOVERNING MEDICAL INHALERS OR EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTORS. 11 (1) The board of trustees of each school district, including charter dis- 12 tricts, shall adopt a policy by September 1, 200 48, permitting the self- 13 administration of medication administered by way of a metered-dose inhaler by 14 a pupil for asthma or other potentially life-threatening respiratory illness 15 or by way of an epinephrine auto-injector for severe allergic reaction 16 (anaphylaxis). 17 (2) As used in this section: 18 (a) "Medication" means an epinephrine auto-injector, a metered-dose 19 inhaler or a dry powder inhaler to alleviate asthmatic symptoms,pre- 20 scribed by a physician and having an individual label; and 21 (b) "Self-administration" means a student's use of medication pursuant to 22 prescription or written direction from a physician. 23 (3) A student who is permitted to self-administer asthmamedication pur- 24 suant to this section shall be permitted to possess and use a prescribed 25 inhaler or epinephrine auto-injector at all times. 26 (4) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent a school dis- 27 trict from requiring pupils to maintain current duplicate prescription 28 medications with the school nurse or, in the absence of such nurse, with the 29 school administrator.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 17933C1 This legislation amends Section 33-520 of Idaho Code to allow for the self-administration and possession of an epinephrin Auto- Injector by K-12 students. Both the possession of an epinephrin Auto-Injector and the ability to self-administer are limited to prescribed medication that alleviates severe allergic reactions. The legislation maintains the authority of school districts to require the registration of medication through school administrative procedures. FISCAL NOTE None Contact Name: Senator Elliot Werk Senator Joyce Broadsword Representative Margaret Henbest Phone: 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1443