Public schools; possession & administration of epinephrine by employees of local governing bodies. (HB1468)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill), and Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; possession and administration of epinephrine. Adds employees of local governing bodies and employees of local health departments to the lists of individuals who are permitted to possess and administer epinephrine and not be held liable for civil damages when certain conditions are met. The bill also requires local school boards to include in policies for the possession and administration of epinephrine a provision adding any employee of a local governing body or an employee of a local health department who is authorized by a prescriber and trained in the administration of epinephrine to administer the drug to any student believed to be having an anaphylactic reaction. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/28/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102524D
12/28/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2013Assigned Education sub: Students and Early Education
01/17/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2013Reported from Education with amendment (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Read first time
01/23/2013Read second time
01/23/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/23/2013Emergency clause added
01/23/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB1468E
01/23/2013Printed as engrossed 13102524D-E
01/24/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/24/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/14/2013Reported from Education and Health (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1468ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1468ER)
02/22/2013Signed by President
03/14/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 336 (effective 3/14/13)
03/14/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0336)


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.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB893.