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 Bill Status of HB3294  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  EMERGENCY EPINEPHRINE ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Chris Nybo - John D'Amico - Dwight Kay - Patricia R. Bellock, Michael W. Tryon, Ann Williams, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham, Carol A. Sente, Linda Chapa LaVia, Donald L. Moffitt and Richard Morthland

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg - Donne E. Trotter - Kimberly A. Lightford - Kwame Raoul - Mattie Hunter, William Delgado, Kirk W. Dillard, John G. Mulroe and Dave Syverson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/15/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0361

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to allow schools to have access to life-saving emergency epinephrine auto-injectors if and when a student has an anaphylaxis reaction and to allow the school to have personnel trained to administer an emergency epinephrine auto-injector. Provides that a school district may provide emergency epinephrine auto-injectors to trained personnel, and trained personnel may utilize those epinephrine auto-injectors to provide emergency medical. Provides that each public and private elementary and secondary school in the State may make emergency epinephrine auto-injectors and trained personnel available at its school and may designate one or more school personnel to receive initial and annual refresher training. Sets forth provisions concerning trained personnel, minimum standards and training, school plan, and limitation of liability. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/22-32 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Creates the School Emergency Use of Epinephrine Task Force. Requires the Task Force to make recommendations for school district responses to anaphylaxis emergencies that occur at school or at school-sponsored activities in such cases where (i) a student's prescribed epinephrine auto-injector is not available when the emergency occurs or (ii) an undiagnosed student is showing life-threatening symptoms of anaphylaxis. Provides that the Task Force shall gather information and make recommendations concerning the permissible storage of emergency epinephrine auto-injectors in a school building. Sets forth provisions concerning the first meeting of the Task Force, the composition of the Task Force, expert and agency assistance, duties of the Task Force, compensation, and reporting to the General Assembly. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/22-32 new
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/22-30
410 ILCS 620/3.21from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 503.21

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Changes the provision concerning self administration of medication to include school nurse administration. Provides that a school district or nonpublic school may authorize the provision of an epinephrine auto-injector to a student or any authorized personnel to administer an epinephrine auto-injector to a student, that meets the prescription on file. Provides that a school district or nonpublic school may authorize a school nurse do certain acts pertaining to the provision or administration of an epinephrine auto-injector to a student. Contains certain exemptions from liability, except for willful and wanton conduct, for acts that result in injury arising from the use of an epinephrine auto injector. Amends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to make a corresponding change. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Chris Nybo
  2/24/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/1/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Chris Nybo
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 011-000-000
  3/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/21/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Chris Nybo
  3/21/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/28/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/30/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 010-000-000
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/1/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/1/2011HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  4/5/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Chris Nybo
  4/5/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/6/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  4/7/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 009-000-000
  4/8/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/8/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Chris Nybo
  4/8/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/8/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  4/11/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  4/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard Morthland
  4/12/2011HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Withdrawn by Rep. Chris Nybo
  4/12/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-001
  4/12/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/12/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/13/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/13/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/13/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  4/13/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/13/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/4/2011SenateAssigned to Public Health
  5/10/2011SenateDo Pass Public Health; 010-000-000
  5/10/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 11, 2011
  5/11/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/12/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2011
  5/12/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/18/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/18/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/18/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/18/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/18/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  5/18/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  5/18/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/18/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/16/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  8/15/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  8/15/2011HouseEffective Date August 15, 2011
  8/15/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0361

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