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HB 172 (BR 12) - A. Wuchner, S. Westrom, R. Bunch, J. Carney, B. DeWeese, M. Marzian, D. Mayfield, D. Osborne, M. Rader, D. Watkins

     AN ACT relating to emergency anaphylaxis medications in schools.
     Amend KRS 158.836 to make provisions for students with life-threatening allergies to have access to an epinephrine auto-injector in school; require schools to have written emergency anaphylactic reaction response plan; require schools to keep an epinephrine auto-injector in a minimum of 2 locations in the school; exempt authorized person from civil liability for administering or assisting with the administration of epinephrine.


     HCS - Amend to delete school gymnasiums as a required epinephrine of location; authorize an unlimited number of locations; require schools to have epinephrine injectors for the 2013-2014 school year and subsequent years, to the extent the injectors are donated or funding is available.
     SCS - Retain original provisions except amend to delete requirement that each school have a written emergency anaphylactic response plan; encourage schools to maintain epinephrine auto-injectors; specify that protocols for prescribing epinephrine auto-injectors are to be developed by the Kentucky Department of Public Health in collaboration with local health departments or local clinical providers, and local schools and districts.

     Feb 5-introduced in House
     Feb 6-to Education (H)
     Feb 20-posted in committee; posting waived
     Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2013
     Feb 25-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H); posting waived
     Feb 26-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
     Feb 27-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 1, 2013
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 91-2 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 4-received in Senate
     Mar 5-to Education (S); taken from Education (S); 1st reading; returned to Education (S)
     Mar 6-taken from Education (S); 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2013; 3rd reading, passed 37-1 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 100-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 21-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 52)

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