Amend the bill by inserting after the title and before the enacting clause the following:
Mandate preamble. This measure requires one or more local units of government to expand or modify activities so as to necessitate additional expenditures from local revenues but does not provide funding for at least 90% of those expenditures. Pursuant to the Constitution of Maine, Article IX, Section 21, 2/3 of all of the members elected to each House have determined it necessary to enact this measure.
Amend the bill by striking out all of section 1 and inserting the following:
‘Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA §6305 is enacted to read:
Amend the bill in section 2 by striking out the first paragraph (page 2, lines 38 to 40 and page 3, lines 1 to 2 in L.D.) and inserting the following:
‘Sec. 2. Rules. By December 1, 2015, the Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Health and Human Services, shall amend their rules relating to medication administration in schools in the State to carry out the provisions of the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 6305. Rules adopted pursuant to this section are major substantive rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A. The rules must:’
Amend the bill in section 2 in subsection 1 in the first line (page 3, line 3 in L.D.) by striking out the following: "Require each school" and inserting the following: 'Encourage each school administrative unit and approved private school'
Amend the bill in section 2 in subsection 1 in the 2nd line (page 3, line 4 in L.D.) by striking out the following: "at the school or" and inserting the following: 'in the school administrative unit or the approved private school or at'
Amend the bill in section 2 in subsection 3 in the first line (page 3, line 10 in L.D.) by inserting after the following: "programs" the following: 'overseen by school nurses'
This amendment provides for the provision and administration of epinephrine autoinjectors through collaborative practice agreements between physicians licensed in this State or school health advisors and school nurses.
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