Epinephrine auto-injectors; possession and administration by certain individuals. (SB1167)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Possession and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors. Requires the Commissioner of Health to identify and publish a list of certain entities or categories of entities that are located in or conduct activities in a setting where allergens capable of causing anaphylaxis may be present. The bill authorizes a prescriber to issue an order or a standing protocol in the name of such entities and authorizes an employee or agent of such entities to possess, provide, and administer epinephrine, provided such employee is trained in the administration of epinephrine. The bill also requires the Department of Health, in conjunction with the Department of Health Professions, to adopt policies and guidelines for the recognition and treatment of anaphylaxis in connection with such entities. Amends § 54.1-3408, § 8.01-225, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101599D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/20/2015Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/30/2015Impact statement from VDH (SB1167)
02/05/2015Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)