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Ohio Legislative Service Commission

 

 

Edward M. Millane

Fiscal Note & Local Impact Statement

Bill:

H.B. 67 of the 128th G.A.

Date:

July 6, 2009

Status:

As Enacted Effective October 6, 2009

Sponsor:

Rep. Carney

Local Impact Statement Procedure Required: No No local cost

 

Contents:

Permits a person who is 16 years old to donate blood with parental consent

 


State Fiscal Highlights

         No direct fiscal effect on the state.

Local Fiscal Highlights

         No direct fiscal effect on school districts.

 

 

Detailed Fiscal Analysis

The bill permits any person 16 years of age to 17 years of age to donate blood, with parental consent, in a voluntary blood program that is not operated for profit. Under continuing law, any person 17 years of age or older may donate blood in such a program without parental consent. The bill does not have a fiscal effect on the state or local governments.

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, approximately 16 other states have laws that permit 16-year-olds to donate blood, usually with parental consent.

 

 

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