Increase Access to and Reduce the Cost of Epinephrine Autoinjectors by Amending the Definition of "Epinephrine Autoinjector"

Last updated: Mar 10, 2020

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Senator Heather Sanborn, Senate 28 - Cumberland County
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 1972

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: This bill has been passed and signed by the governor. An an emergency measure, it takes effect immediately. Chaptered law: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_129th/chapters/PUBLIC560.asp

Summary:

This bill amends the definition of "epinephrine autoinjector" in different Titles of the Maine Revised Statutes to include devices approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration that deliver a specific dose of epinephrine by means other than automatic injection of epinephrine into the human body. The bill changes references to epinephrine pen to epinephrine autoinjector.