2925.64 Immunity for administering epinephrine.

(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Administer epinephrine" means to inject an individual with epinephrine using an autoinjector in a manufactured dosage form.

(2) "Prescriber" and "qualified entity" have the same meanings as in section 3728.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) An individual or qualified entity is not subject to criminal prosecution for a violation of section 4731.41 of the Revised Code or criminal prosecution under this chapter if the individual or entity, acting in good faith and in accordance with Chapter 3728. of the Revised Code, administers epinephrine or provides an epinephrine autoinjector to an individual who appears to be experiencing or at risk of experiencing anaphalaxis or to the parent, guardian, or custodian of such an individual.

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 200, §1, eff. 9/8/2016.