H.R.2063 - Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] (Introduced 04/26/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Energy and Commerce | Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 110-571|
|Latest Action:||04/09/2008 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: H.R.2063 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (04/08/2008)
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act of 2008 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop and make available to local educational agencies a policy to manage the risk of food allergy and anaphylaxis in schools to be implemented on a voluntary basis only. Directs that such policy address: (1) the documentation of student allergies and the development of an individual health care plan for each such student; (2) communication with emergency medical services, school staff, parents, and students; (3) reduction of exposure to causative agents of food allergies; (4) food allergy management training; and (5) administration of epinephrine.
Provides that the policy developed by the Secretary and the food allergy management guidelines contained in such policy are voluntary.