Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1115 -- Liability for School Employees and Volunteers

Sponsor:  Wallace

This bill expands the existing liability protection for teachers
and other school personnel from matters of school discipline to
include other issues handled in conformity with the established
policies of the school board.  Employees who are not qualified to
administer medication and who refuse to administer it will be
exempt from liability for refusing, and school districts may
require that an employee obtain the necessary training.
Qualified employees will also be exempt from liability for
administering medicine in good faith and according to standard
medical practice, and trained employees will be exempt from
liability for administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation or
other lifesaving measures in good faith.  Persons administering
defibrillators are also immune from liability under certain

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93rd General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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