Indiana School’s Medication Law


IC 20-33-8-13

Possession and self-administration of medication permitted Sec. 13. (a) Discipline rules adopted under section 12 of this chapter must provide that a student with a chronic disease or medical condition may possess and self-administer medication for the chronic disease or medical condition during the times and in the places set forth under section 14(b) of this chapter if the following conditions are met: (1) The student’s parent has filed an authorization with the student’s principal for the student to possess and self-administer the medication. The authorization must include the statement described in subdivision (2). (2) A physician states in writing that: (A) the student has an acute or chronic disease or medical condition for which the physician has prescribed medication; (B) the student has been instructed in how to self-administer the medication; and (C) the nature of the disease or medical condition requires emergency administration of the medication. (b) The authorization and statement described in subsection (a) must be filed annually with the student’s principal. As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.17.