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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 258 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE USE OF ASTHMA INHALERS BY STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


Section 54B of chapter 71 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2000 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

Notwithstanding any general or special law or regulation to the contrary, no school district shall prohibit students with asthma or other respiratory diseases from possessing and administering prescription inhalers in accordance with department of public health regulations concerning students' self-administration of prescription medications.

Approved August 10, 2002.