HB2373 HFAT Shott 3-16

Delegate Shott moves to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. House Bill No. 2373 -- “A  Bill to amend and reenact §18-5-22c of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to the administration of epinephrine auto-injectors by a school nurse, a nonmedical personnel, or a school transportation personnel to a student or school personnel; authorizing school transportation personnel trained in administration of epinephrine auto-injectors and designated and authorized by the school or county board to administer auto-injectors to a student or school personnel experiencing an anaphylactic reaction and excluding such school transportation personnel from chapter eighteen, article five, section twenty-two; adding the county board as an entity that can authorize and designate nonmedical school personnel to administer the epinephrine auto-injector; establishing that school transportation personnel are immune from liability for administration of an epinephrine auto-injector except in cases of gross negligence or willful misconduct; and requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate rules necessary to effectuate the provisions of this section.”