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2013 House Bill 4352: Mandate schools have “epi-pens”

Public Act 186 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Lisa Lyons (R) on February 28, 2013 To allow physicians to prescribe epinephrine auto injectors for schools to have in their facilities under a mandate proposed by House Bill 4353, and except for gross negligence, waive the legal liability of the physician and pharmacist in the event that use of these “epi-pens” causes an injury.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on February 28, 2013
Reported in the House on October 2, 2013 Without amendment and with the recommendation the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the House on October 22, 2013 To clarify details of a liability preemption for pharmacists who provide these injectors to a school.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on October 22, 2013
Passed 106 to 0 in the House on October 23, 2013 (same description)
To allow physicians to prescribe epinephrine auto injectors for schools to have in their facilities under a mandate proposed by House Bill 4353, and except for gross negligence, waive the legal liability of the physician and pharmacist in the event that use of these “epi-pens” causes an injury.
Received in the Senate on October 24, 2013
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on October 24, 2013
Reported in the Senate on November 6, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on December 12, 2013
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 12, 2013
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on December 12, 2013
Received in the House on December 12, 2013
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 12, 2013
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 17, 2013

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