SPONSOR:

Sen. Hall-Long & Rep. Walker

 

Sens. Blevins, Ennis, Henry, Katz, Simpson, Sokola & Sorenson;

Reps. Barbieri, Briggs King, Carson, Jaques, Q. Johnson, Keeley & Ramone

 

DELAWARE STATE SENATE

146th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

SENATE BILL NO. 257

 

 

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ASSISTANCE WITH MEDICATIONS.

 


BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

 


Section 1. Amend 1921(a)(17), Title 24, Delaware Code, by making insertions as shown by underlining as follows:

(17) Educators, coaches, or persons hired or contracted by schools serving students in kindergarten through grade 12 who assist students with medications that are self-administered during school field trips and approved school activities outside the traditional school day or off-campus that have completed a Board of Nursing approved training course developed by the Delaware Department of Education;

 


SYNOPSIS

This Act expands the ability of persons to assist in the administration of medications to students by including coaches or persons hired or contracted by schools serving students in kindergarten through grade 12. The Act also provides for the assistance of medication during approved school activities outside the traditional school day and off-campus activities.

Author: Senator Hall-Long