2108.31 No parental consent needed for blood donations.

Any person seventeen years of age or older may, without consent of the person's parent or guardian, donate blood in a voluntary blood program that is not operated for profit. Any person sixteen years of age but less than seventeen years of age may, with consent of the person's parent or guardian, donate blood in a voluntary blood program that is not operated for profit.

Before obtaining blood donations from students at high schools, joint vocational schools, or technical schools, a blood program shall arrange for the dissemination of written donation information to students to be shared with their parents or guardians. This information shall include a statement that the students will be requested to donate blood.

Cite as R.C. § 2108.31

History. Amended by 128th General Assemblych.13, HB 67, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.

Effective Date: 2008 HB529 04-07-2009