House Bill 438

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Last Action 03/27/24: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to undesignated glucagon.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1893
Sponsors C. Stevenson, D. Bentley, D. Lewis, R. Roberts
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 158.832 to include a definition for "undesignated glucagon"; amend KRS 158.838 to allow health care practitioners to prescribe undesignated glucagon in the name of a school to be maintained for use by a school nurse or trained school employee when necessary.
Index Headings of Original Version Diseases - Diabetes, administration of undesignated glucagon in schools
Drugs and Medicines - Undesignated glucagon, diabetes, administration, prescriptive authority
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Undesignated glucagon, administration
Nurses - School nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, health care practitioner, prescriptive authority
Physicians and Practitioners - Health care practitioner, prescriptive authority
Teachers - Medication administration, undesignated glucagon, diabetes
Children and Minors - Diabetes, prescribed medication
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1

Actions

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01/31/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/01/24
  • to Health Services (H)
03/14/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/15/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/27/24
  • taken from the Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; create new sections of KRS Chapter 217 to define terms; permit health care practitioners to prescribe and dispense glucagon in the name of a school or to a trained individual; permit trained individuals to receive, possess, and administer undesignated glucagon during diabetic medical emergencies; permit schools to stock undesignated glucagon; provide for immunity from civil liability for any personal injury resulting from good faith actions to treat diabetic medical emergencies when a health care practitioner is not immediately available.
Index Headings Diseases - Diabetes, administration of undesignated glucagon in schools
Drugs and Medicines - Undesignated glucagon, diabetes, administration, prescriptive authority
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Undesignated glucagon, administration
Nurses - School nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, health care practitioner, prescriptive authority
Pharmacists - Glucagon, diabetes, dispensing authority
Physicians and Practitioners - Health care practitioner, prescriptive authority
Teachers - Medication administration, undesignated glucagon, diabetes
Children and Minors - Diabetes, prescribed medication

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