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 Bill Status of SB2226  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  EPINEPHRINE LIABILITY-POLICE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chris Nybo

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/17/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2610/40
50 ILCS 705/10.19
225 ILCS 60/65 new
410 ILCS 125/30 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Police Act. Provides that a physician, physician's assistant with prescriptive authority, or advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority who provides a standing order or prescription for epinephrine auto-injectors in the name of the Department of State Police shall incur no civil or professional liability, except for willful and wanton conduct, as a result of any injury or death arising from the use of an epinephrine auto-injector. Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that a physician, physician's assistant with prescriptive authority, or advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority who provides a standing order or prescription for epinephrine auto-injectors in the name of a local governmental agency shall incur no civil or professional liability, except for willful and wanton conduct, as a result of any injury or death arising from the use of an epinephrine auto-injector. Makes conforming changes to the Medical Practice Act of 1987 and the Public Health Standing Orders Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  8/17/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chris Nybo
  8/17/2017SenateFirst Reading
  8/17/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

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