02RS HB353


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HB 353 (BR 1196) - M. Marzian, S. Westrom, J. Jenkins

     AN ACT relating to access to asthma medications in schools.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 158 to permit public and private school students to self-administer asthma medications when the school receives written authorization from the parent and health care provider; require statements to be kept on file at the school; require parent or guardian to sign a statement acknowledging that the school has no liability from any injury sustained by a student from self-administration of medication; require permission to be effective for the school year and renewed each school year; require administrative regulations promulgated by the state board of education to implement requirements for public schools; permit self-administration of asthma medication prior to promulgation of administrative regulations.


     HCS - Retain original provisions and correct the statute citation in Section 4.

     HFA (1, M. Marzian) - Retain original provisions except delete requirement for the Department of Education to promulgate administrative regulations.

     SCA (1, L. Casebier) - Remove reference to administrative regulations.

     Jan 15-introduced in House
     Jan 16-to Education (H)
     Jan 18-posted in committee
     Jan 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 24-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 25, 2002; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Jan 25-3rd reading, passed 77-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Jan 28-received in Senate
     Jan 31-to Education (H)
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 26-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 27, 2002
     Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 28-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1)
     Mar 8-House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1) ; passed 93-0
     Mar 11-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 12-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 15-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 50)

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