Public schools; possession & administration of epinephrine by employees of local governing bodies. (SB893)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


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


01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13
01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102627D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/10/2013Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/11/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/15/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on Education
02/06/2013Reported from Education with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2013Read second time
02/08/2013Read third time
02/08/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/08/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB893
02/08/2013Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/08/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Emergency clause added
02/15/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB893ER)
02/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB893ER)
02/15/2013Signed by Speaker
02/18/2013Signed by President
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 617 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0617)


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 55 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1468.