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HB 860

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 07, 2020
  • Passed House Jan 27, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 24, 2020
  • Governor

Inhaled asthma medications; school nurse, etc., may administer to a student.

Abstract

Professional use by practitioners; administration of albuterol inhalers or nebulized albuterol. 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 or nebulized albuterol may possess or administer an albuterol inhaler or nebulized albuterol to a student diagnosed with a condition requiring an albuterol inhaler or nebulized albuterol 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 or nebulized albuterol who provides, administers, or assists in the administration of an albuterol inhaler or nebulized albuterol 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. This bill is identical to HB 1174.

Professional use by practitioners; administration of albuterol inhalers. 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.

Professional use by practitioners; administrationof inhaled asthma medication. Provides that a prescriber mayauthorize pursuant to a written order or standing protocol issuedwithin the course of the prescriber's professional practice, andwith the consent of the student's parents, an employee of (i) a schoolboard, (ii) a school for students with disabilities, or (iii) an accredited private school who is trained in the administration orsupervision of self-administered inhaled asthma medications to administeror supervise the self-administration of such medication to a studentdiagnosed with a condition requiring inhaled asthma medications whenthe student is believed to be experiencing or about to experiencean asthmatic crisis. Such authorization shall be effective only whena licensed nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, or physician assistantis not present to perform the administration of the medication.

Bill Sponsors (2)

Robert B. Bell

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 58
Primary

Mark L. Keam

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 35
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Mar 25, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 459 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 12, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020

Mar 03, 2020

Senate

Signed by President

Mar 02, 2020

House

Enrolled

House

Signed by Speaker

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB860ER)

Feb 26, 2020

House

Senate substitute agreed to by House 20108267D-S1 (97-Y 0-N)

House

VOTE: Adoption (97-Y 0-N)

House

Placed on Calendar

Feb 24, 2020

Senate

Reading of substitute waived

Senate

Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)

Senate

Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB860S1

Senate

Committee substitute agreed to 20108267D-S1

Senate

Read third time

Feb 21, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB860S1)

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)

Feb 20, 2020

Senate

Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N)

Senate

Committee substitute printed 20108267D-S1

Feb 12, 2020

Senate

Assigned Education sub: Health Professions

Jan 28, 2020

Senate

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB860H1)

Jan 27, 2020

House

Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)

House

VOTE: (99-Y 0-N)

Jan 24, 2020

House

Read second time

House

Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB860H1

House

Committee substitute agreed to 20105551D-H1

Jan 23, 2020

House

Read first time

Jan 21, 2020

House

Committee substitute printed 20105551D-H1

House

Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N)

House

House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Jan 16, 2020

House

House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)

Jan 15, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB860)

House

Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions

Jan 07, 2020

House

Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104680D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Impact statement from DPB (HB860) HTML
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB860H1 HTML
Impact statement from DPB (HB860S1) HTML
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB860ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0459) HTML

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