Anti-Seizure Bill Stalls in Senate Appropriations Panel
A bill (SB 1051), by Sen. Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) that would have allowed nonmedical school employees to administer a drug to children with epilepsy in emergencies died in the Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday. The state PTA, the California Teachers Association and the California Nurses Association opposed the bill, while Disability Rights California and groups representing people with epilepsy supported the bill.
- "Plan To Let Non-Nurses Give Kids Epilepsy Drug Stalls" (Ferriss, Sacramento Bee, 5/28).
- "Video: Senators Spar Over Schoolkids' Epilepsy-Drug Bill" (Ferriss, "Capitol Alert," Sacramento Bee, 5/28).