SB 1035 Requires parental consent for blood donors under 18 years of age
Sponsor: Bray
LR Number: 5305S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Health, Mental Health, Seniors and Families
Last Action: 3/4/2010 - Second Read and Referred S Health, Mental Health, Seniors and Families Committee Journal Page: S524
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SB 1035 - Under current law, blood donors older than sixteen years of age do not need to acquire parental consent in order to donate blood. This act requires those who are both sixteen and seventeen years of age to obtain parental consent.

This act also requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to create a parental consent form that informs parents of donor risks and safety precautions.