Regarding the Administration of Vaccines by Pharmacists

Last updated: Jun 18, 2015

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Representative Bob Nutting, House 78
Session: 127
Bill #: LD 1218

Position:

Support. This is a RAM initated bill.

UPDATE 6/18/15: Governor LePage has signed this bill. It will take effect 90 days post adjournment.

UPDATE 6/11/15: This bill is working its way through the House and Senate.

UPDATE 5/31/15: The committee amended the bill to lower the age fro flu vaccines to age 7. No other changes were made.

Summary:

This bill amends the law authorizing a pharmacist to administer influenza shots to a person 9 years of age or older to allow a licensed pharmacist who has received training to administer vaccines to persons 7 years of age or older.