Honorable Larry Taylor, Chair, Senate Committee on Education
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB579 by Taylor, Van (Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on private school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would apply existing regulations governing epinephrine auto-injectors to private schools. Under existing law, these regulations only apply to public and charter schools.
The bill would take immediate effect if it receives a two-thirds vote in each house of the Legislature. Otherwise it would take effect September 1, 2017. It would apply beginning with the 2017-18 school year.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
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