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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6689

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1712

 

*01712*

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS WHO ADMINISTER EPINEPHRINE TO A STUDENT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 10-212a of the general statutes be amended to permit a bus driver, including an independent contractor and a person employed by a school district, to administer epinephrine with a cartridge injector to a student under the driver's supervision in certain circumstances and to establish immunity from liability for such driver for administering epinephrine in certain circumstances.

Statement of Purpose:

To permit school bus drivers to administer epinephrine to a student and to include school bus drivers in the list of persons protected from liability for administering epinephrine.