Provided that the minor meets all the health requirements for blood donation, a minor 16 years of age may donate blood with the written consent of a parent or legal guardian and a minor 17 years of age or more may donate blood without consent of a parent or legal guardian.
Legislative History of Laws Law 18-287, the "Blood Donation Expansion Act of 2010", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-127, which was referred to the Committee on Health. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 19, 2010, and November 9, 2010, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 19, 2010, it was assigned Act No. 18-608 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18-287 became effective on March 8, 2011. DC CODE § 7-1551.31 Current through December 11, 2012
(Mar. 8, 2011, D.C. Law 18-287, § 2, 57 DCR 11495.)