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SB 45 - Administration of Medications to Students - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Administration of Medications to Students

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (63-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Administration of Medications to Students

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends regulations regarding the administration of prescription and nonprescription medication to students, effective March 1, 2011.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes school bus drivers, administrators, employees, and volunteers to administer nonprescription or prescription drugs to students without Department of Public Instruction-approved training, whereas existing law required such training (Sec. 13).
  • Repeals the requirement that an over-the-counter drug administered to a student be supplied by the student's parent or guardian in the original manufacturer's package which lists the ingredients and recommended therapeutic dose (Sec. 8).
  • Repeals the requirement that a prescription drug administered to a student be supplied by the student's parent or guardian in the original pharmacy-labeled package which includes the student's name, doctor, dose, and directions for use (Sec. 10).
  • This act is effective March 1, 2011 (Sec. 17).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (18-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Administration of Medications to Students

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends regulations regarding the administration of prescription and nonprescription medication to students, effective March 1, 2011.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes school bus drivers, administrators, employees, and volunteers to administer nonprescription or prescription drugs to students without Department of Public Instruction-approved training, whereas existing law required such training (Sec. 13).
  • Repeals the requirement that an over-the-counter drug administered to a student be supplied by the student's parent or guardian in the original manufacturer's package which lists the ingredients and recommended therapeutic dose (Sec. 8).
  • Repeals the requirement that a prescription drug administered to a student be supplied by the student's parent or guardian in the original pharmacy-labeled package which includes the student's name, doctor, dose, and directions for use (Sec. 10).
  • This act is effective March 1, 2011 (Sec. 17).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Administration of Medications to Students

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