SCH CD-ADMINISTER ASTHMA MED
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Requires a school board to permit the
self-administration by a pupil of prescribed asthma medication,
provided that the parents or guardians of the pupil (i) provide to the
school or school board written authorization for the
self-administration and (ii) provide to the school board written
certification from the pupil's physician or other State-licensed
health care provider that the pupil has asthma and is capable of
self-administration of medication. Requires information concerning
the medication to be kept on file. Contains provisions concerning
liability. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/10-20.35 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.22 new
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/22-30 new
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the
bill's self-administration of asthma medication language, but makes it
applicable to nonpublic schools as well as public schools, changes
references from school board to school, and makes changes concerning
which health care providers prescribe medication, what information is
to be provided to the school, and who is to provide the information.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds an exception for willful and wanton conduct to the
provisions concerning liability.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0402
Last action date: AUG-16-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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