Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Requires a school district, public school, or nonpublic school to permit a student diagnosed with a pancreatic insufficiency to self-administer and self-manage his or her pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy if the parent or guardian of the student provides the school with written authorization for the self-administration or self-management and written authorization for the therapy from the student's physician, physician assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse; defines terms. Requires each school district or school to adopt an emergency care plan and develop an individualized health care plan for a student subject to the provision; specifies plan requirements. Provides that any disclosure of information under the provision shall not constitute a violation of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 or any regulations promulgated under that Act. Provides that any records created under the provision must be maintained in a confidential manner consistent with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, a school district must allow any student with an asthma action plan, an Individual Health Care Action Plan, an Illinois Food Allergy Emergency Action Plan and Treatment Authorization Form, a plan pursuant to Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, or a plan pursuant to the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to self-administer any medication required under those plans if the student's parent or guardian provides the school district with (i) written permission for the student's self-administration of medication and (ii) written authorization from the student's physician, physician assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse for the student to self-administer the medication. Requires a parent or guardian to also provide to the school district the prescription label for the medication, which must contain the name of the medication, the prescribed dosage, and the time or times at which or the circumstances under which the medication is to be administered. Provides that each school district must adopt an emergency action plan for a student who self-administers medication; specifies the plan's requirements. Provides that a school district and its employees and agents shall incur no liability, except for willful and wanton conduct, as a result of any injury arising from the self-administration of medication by a student.