(105 ILCS 5/10-22.21b) (from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.21b)
    Sec. 10-22.21b. Administering medication. To provide for the administration of medication to students. It shall be the policy of the State of Illinois that the administration of medication to students during regular school hours and during school-related activities should be discouraged unless absolutely necessary for the critical health and well-being of the student. Under no circumstances shall teachers or other non-administrative school employees, except certified school nurses and non-certificated registered professional nurses, be required to administer medication to students. This Section shall not prohibit a school district from adopting guidelines for self-administration of medication by students. This Section shall not prohibit any school employee from providing emergency assistance to students.
(Source: P.A. 91-719, eff. 6-2-00.)