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S.F. No. 1257 - Epinephrine Auto Injectors
 
Author: Senator Jeremy R. Miller
 
Prepared By: Katie Cavanor, Senate Counsel (651/296-3801)
 
Date: March 4, 2019



 

SF 1257 permits an individual who has completed the required training program to obtain and possess epinephrine auto injectors and to administer an epinephrine injector if the individual believes that someone is experiencing anaphylaxis.

Section 1 (144.999, subdivision 1) adds a definition of an authorized individual as an individual who has completed the required training program and adds to the definition of an epinephrine auto injector and epinephrine delivery system approved by the Federal Drug Administration for public use.

Subdivision 3 adds an authorized individual to this subdivision permitting the authorized individual to obtain and store epinephrine auto injectors.  Requires the authorized individual to be responsible for the storage, maintenance, and control of epinephrine auto injectors.

Subdivision 4 adds an authorized individual to this subdivision permitting the individual to provide an epinephrine auto injector to an individual or administer an epinephrine auto injector to an individual if the authorized individual believes that the individual is experiencing anaphylaxis.

Subdivision 6 provides Good Samaritan protections to an authorized individual who possesses, makes available and administers epinephrine auto injectors.

 
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