HEALTH AND SAFETY
ANATOMICAL TISSUE, ORGAN, FLUID DONATIONS
39-3701. Blood donations by minors. (1) Any person who is seventeen (17) years of age or older shall be eligible to donate blood in a voluntary and noncompensatory blood program without the necessity of obtaining parental permission or authorization.
(2) A person who is sixteen (16) years of age but not seventeen (17) years of age may donate blood in a voluntary and noncompensatory blood program if the parent, guardian or custodian of the child has given informed consent to the blood donation. After informed consent has been given, the parent, guardian or custodian of a child may revoke such consent at any time by clearly communicating such revocation to staff of the blood donation program. When consent has been revoked, the blood donation facility shall promptly discontinue any further steps for blood donation. The blood donation program may require the parent, guardian or custodian to sign a written revocation of consent regarding the donation of blood.
[39-3701, added 1970, ch. 27, sec. 1, p. 53; am. 1978, ch. 13, sec. 1, p. 25; am. 2011, ch. 126, sec. 1, p. 353.]