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HB139 (BR314) - A. Wuchner, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to emergency allergy treatment.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to define terms; require the Department for Public Health to promulgate administrative regulations for emergency allergy treatment training and certification and stocking of epinephrine auto-injectors; permit the department to approve training by entities including the Kentucky Board of Nursing; permit health care practitioners to prescribe to permit certified individuals to administer and provide epinephrine auto-injectors; permit authorized entities to stock epinephrine auto-injectors; provide for immunity from civil liability for any personal injury for good faith actions to treat an allergic reaction in an emergency when a health care practitioner is not immediately available; title the Act as the Emergency Allergy Treatment Act.


HB139 - AMENDMENTS

     HCS1 - Retain original provisions of the bill except to delete the requirement for the Department for Public Health to promulgate administrative regulations for emergency allergy treatment training, certification, and stocking of epinephrine auto-injectors; permit the American Red Cross to provide training; delete provisions related to remote consultation.

     Jan 07, 2015 - introduced in House
     Jan 09, 2015 - to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 10, 2015 - posted in committee
     Feb 12, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 13, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 23, 2015 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 24, 2015; taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 23, 2015 - taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; to Rules (H)