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Expands current law allowing pharmacist to administer vaccines to children to include 9 to 17 years

Location: KY
Title: Expands current law allowing pharmacist to administer vaccines to children to include 9 to 17 years
Identifier: SB 101
Stance: WATCH
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Enacted, Acts Chapter 44

Description:

UPDATE: 3/20/2017 - SB 101 was signed by the governor on March 20, 2017. 

UPDATE: 3/8/2017 - SB 101 was posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 7, 2017 and passed 97 - 0.  

UPDATE 3/6/2017: SB 101 Passed House Committee on Health and Family Services on 3/3/17.

UPDATE 2/24/2017: SB 101 passed the full Senate on 2/22/17.

UPDATE 2/16/2017: SB 101 was referred to the Senate Health & Welfare Committee on 2/15/2017.

UPDATE 1/7/2017: SB 101 was referred to the Senate Health & Welfare Committee on 1/7/2017.

SB 101 was introduced on 1/5/2017 and is sponsored by Senator Julie Adams.   This bill would allow pharmacists to administer vaccines to children 9 years and older.  Current law allows pharmacists to administer vaccines to children 11 and older pursuant to prescriber-approved protocols with the consent of a parent or guardian.

This bill should be watched for any amendments to parental consent. 

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/17RS/SB101.htm - text, status and history