Comments: IL HB0822 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Care of Students with Diabetes Act. Provides that a school may maintain a supply of glucagon medication in any secure location that is accessible before, during, or after school where a student is most at risk, including, but not limited to, a classroom or the nurse's office; defines "glucagon medication" and "undesignated glucagon medication". Provides that a physician, a physician assistant who has prescriptive authority, or an advanced practice registered nurse who has prescriptive authority may prescribe undesignated glucagon medication in the name of the school to be maintained for use when necessary. Allows a delegated care aide to carry undesignated glucagon medication. Provides that within 24 hours after the administration of undesignated glucagon medication, a school must notify the school nurse and the student's parent or guardian or emergency contact, if known, and health care provider of its use. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-4)

Status: (Passed) 2019-08-19 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0428 [HB0822 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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