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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING SELF-MONITORING AND TREATMENT OF STUDENTS WITH DIABETES.

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 is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

Notwithstanding any general or special law or regulation to the contrary, a school district shall not prohibit a student with diabetes from possessing and administering a glucose monitoring test and insulin delivery system, in accordance with department of public health regulations concerning a student's self-administration of a prescription medication.

Approved December 30, 2004.