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HB 564 (BR 1775) - A. Wuchner, B. DeWeese, M. Marzian

     AN ACT relating to emergency anaphylaxis medications in schools.
     Amend KRS 158.836 to require schools to have an emergency action plan and a written individual healthcare plan for managing an anaphylactic reaction; require schools to keep epinephrine auto-injectors in a minimum of 3 places; require students with life-threatening allergies to have an epinephrine auto-injector in the school.


     HFA (1, A. Wuchner) - Retain provisions, except require parents or guardians to provide students with epinephrine auto-injectors for the students to carry if the student may experience a life-threatening allergic reaction or anaphylactic reaction; require the Kentucky Department for Public Health to develop a protocol to advise schools on the administration of the epinephrine auto-injectors required to be kept in the school and to permit schools to purchase the epinephrine auto-injectors that they are required to keep in the school from the county or district public health department; make technical corrections.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 5-to Education (H)
     Mar 16-posted in committee
     Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 27-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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