Child care; administration of certain medicines of those regulated by local government. (SB1078)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local government run child care; administration of certain medicines.  Allows the employees of a child care regulated by a local government to administer medication to a child if such employee (i) has satisfactorily completed a training program for this purpose approved by the Board of Nursing and taught by a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, doctor of medicine or osteopathic medicine, or pharmacist; (ii) has obtained written authorization from a parent or guardian; (iii) administers drugs only to the child identified on the prescription label in accordance with the prescriber's instructions pertaining to dosage, frequency, and manner of administration; and (iv) administers only those drugs that were dispensed from a pharmacy and maintained in the original, labeled container that would normally be administered by a parent or guardian to the child. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101882D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/20/2011Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/08/2011Assigned HWI sub: #3
02/10/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Read second time
02/17/2011Read third time
02/17/2011Amendment by Delegate Orrock agreed to
02/17/2011Engrossed by House as amended
02/17/2011Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/17/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1078ER)
02/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1078ER)
02/25/2011Signed by Speaker
02/25/2011Signed by President
03/18/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 292 (effective 7/1/11)
03/18/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0292)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.