Bill Status of SB0062 99th General Assembly
Short Description: EPI AUTO-INJECTOR FOR ENTITIES
Sen. Chris Nybo
| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Epinephrine Auto-Injector Act. Provides that a health care practitioner may prescribe epinephrine auto-injectors in the name of an authorized entity where allergens capable of causing anaphylaxis may be present. Requires each employee, agent, or other individual of the authorized entity to complete a training program before using an epinephrine auto-injector. Provides that a trained employee, agent, or other individual of the authorized entity may either provide or administer an epinephrine auto-injector to a person who the employee, agent, or other individual believes in good faith is experiencing anaphylaxis. Allows an entity or organization to keep on its premises an Emergency Public Access Station containing epinephrine auto-injectors under the general oversight of a health care practitioner that is capable of communicating with a health care practitioner in real time before it may be unlocked to dispense epinephrine auto-injectors. Defines required terms. Amends the Good Samaritan Act. Exempts from civil liability any person authorized under the Epinephrine Auto-Injector Act who administers an epinephrine auto-injector to a person he or she believes in good faith to be experiencing anaphylaxis.