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50 ILCS 705/10.19
(50 ILCS 705/10.19)
Training; administration of epinephrine.
(a) This Section, along with Section 40 of the Illinois State Police Act, may be referred to as the Annie LeGere Law.
(b) For purposes of this Section, "epinephrine auto-injector" means a single-use device used for the automatic injection of a pre-measured dose of epinephrine into the human body prescribed in the name of a local law enforcement agency.
(c) The Board shall conduct or approve an optional advanced training program for law enforcement officers to recognize and respond to anaphylaxis, including the administration of an epinephrine auto-injector. The training must include, but is not limited to:
(1) how to recognize symptoms of an allergic reaction;
(2) how to respond to an emergency involving an
(3) how to administer an epinephrine auto-injector;
(4) how to respond to an individual with a known
allergy as well as an individual with a previously unknown allergy;
(5) a test demonstrating competency of the knowledge
required to recognize anaphylaxis and administer an epinephrine auto-injector; and
(6) other criteria as determined in rules adopted by
(d) A local law enforcement agency may authorize a law enforcement officer who has completed an optional advanced training program under subsection (c) to carry, administer, or assist with the administration of epinephrine auto-injectors provided by the local law enforcement agency whenever the officer is performing official duties.
(e) A local law enforcement agency that authorizes its officers to carry and administer epinephrine auto-injectors under subsection (d) must establish a policy to control the acquisition, storage, transportation, administration, and disposal of epinephrine auto-injectors and to provide continued training in the administration of epinephrine auto-injectors.
(f) A physician, physician assistant with prescriptive authority, or advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority may provide a standing protocol or prescription for epinephrine auto-injectors in the name of a local law enforcement agency to be maintained for use when necessary.
(g) When a law enforcement officer administers an epinephrine auto-injector in good faith, the law enforcement officer and local law enforcement agency, and its employees and agents, including a physician, physician assistant with prescriptive authority, or advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority who provides a standing order or prescription for an epinephrine auto-injector, incur no civil or professional liability, except for willful and wanton conduct, or as a result of any injury or death arising from the use of an epinephrine auto-injector.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21; 102-694, eff. 1-7-22; 103-154, eff. 6-30-23.)