Inhaled asthma medication; professional use by practitioners. (HB860)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)

Progress

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

Description

Professional use by practitioners; administration of inhaled asthma medication. Provides that, pursuant to an order or standing protocol issued by the prescriber within the course of his professional practice, any school nurse, school board employee, employee of a local governing body, employee of a local health department, employee of a school for students with disabilities, or employee of an accredited private school who is authorized by a prescriber and trained in the administration of albuterol inhalers may possess or administer an albuterol inhaler to a student diagnosed with a condition requiring an albuterol inhaler when the student is believed to be experiencing or about to experience an asthmatic crisis. The bill also provides that a school nurse, employee of a school board, employee of a local governing body, or employee of a local health department who is authorized by a prescriber and trained in the administration of albuterol inhalers who provides, administers, or assists in the administration of an albuterol inhaler for a student believed in good faith to be in need of such medication, or is the prescriber of such medication, is not liable for civil damages for ordinary negligence in acts or omissions resulting from the rendering of such treatment. Read the Bill »

Status

02/12/2020: In Subcommittee

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104680D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB860)
01/16/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/16/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
01/21/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2020Committee substitute printed 20105551D-H1
01/23/2020Read first time
01/24/2020Read second time
01/24/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105551D-H1
01/24/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB860H1
01/27/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2020VOTE: (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB860H1)
01/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2020Assigned Education sub: Health Professions

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