As Passed by the Senate

128th General Assembly
Regular Session
H. B. No. 67

Representative Carney 

Cosponsors: Representatives Amstutz, Balderson, Boyd, Evans, Hagan, Harris, Koziura, Letson, Luckie, Mecklenborg, Murray, Newcomb, Okey, Patten, Pillich, Skindell, Snitchler, Yuko, Zehringer, Gerberry, Lundy, Mallory, Sayre, Stewart, Williams, B., Daniels, Adams, J., Grossman, Hall, Hite, Stebelton, Bacon, Baker, Batchelder, Blair, Blessing, Bolon, Boose, Brown, Bubp, Burke, Celeste, Chandler, Coley, Combs, DeBose, Derickson, Dolan, Domenick, Driehaus, Dyer, Foley, Gardner, Garland, Garrison, Goodwin, Goyal, Hackett, Harwood, Heard, Hottinger, Huffman, Lehner, Maag, Mandel, Martin, McClain, McGregor, Moran, Morgan, Oelslager, Phillips, Pryor, Ruhl, Sears, Slesnick, Stautberg, Sykes, Szollosi, Uecker, Ujvagi, Wachtmann, Wagner, Weddington, Williams, S., Winburn, Yates 

Senators Fedor, Miller, R., Turner, Hughes, Buehrer, Carey, Faber, Gibbs, Gillmor, Goodman, Harris, Miller, D., Morano, Niehaus, Patton, Sawyer, Schaffer, Schiavoni, Schuring, Stewart, Strahorn, Wagoner, Wilson, Seitz, Kearney, Grendell, Widener 

To amend section 2108.31 of the Revised Code to 1
permit persons who are sixteen to donate blood 2
with parental consent.3


       Section 1. That section 2108.31 of the Revised Code be 4
amended to read as follows:5

       Sec. 2108.31.  Any person seventeen years of age or older 6
may, without consent of the person's parent or guardian, donate 7
blood in a voluntary blood program, whichthat is not operated 8
for profit, without consent of the person's parent or guardian. 9
BeforeAny person sixteen years of age but less than seventeen 10
years of age may, with consent of the person's parent or guardian, 11
donate blood in a voluntary blood program that is not operated for 12

       Before obtaining blood donations from students at high 14
schools, joint vocational schools, or technical schools, a blood 15
program shall arrange for the dissemination of written donation 16
information to students to be shared with their parents or 17
guardians. This information shall include a statement that the 18
students will be requested to donate blood.19

       Section 2. That existing section 2108.31 of the Revised Code 20
is hereby repealed.21