TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-4.5
Blood Bank Services

SECTION 23-4.5-1


§ 23-4.5-1 Blood donations by minors.

Any person of the age of seventeen (17) or over shall be eligible to donate blood in any voluntary and non-compensatory blood program without the necessity of obtaining permission or authorization of his/her parent or guardian. Any person sixteen (16) years of age may donate his or her blood upon obtaining prior permission of his or her parent or guardian.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1970, ch. 318, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-50-1; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-4.5-1; P.L. 1985, ch. 249, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 237, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 238, § 1.)