CHAPTER 16. PUBLIC HEALTH.
WVC 16 - 21 -
ARTICLE 21. BLOOD DONATIONS.
WVC 16 - 21 - 1
§16-21-1. Donations by seventeen year old minors without parental
Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
any person seventeen years of age or older may donate blood without
the permission or authorization of a parent or guardian and any
person sixteen years of age may donate blood with the permission or
authorization of a parent or legal guardian: Provided,
parent or guardian may not be liable for any medical expense which
may occur as a result of a minor donating blood under the
provisions of this section: Provided, however,
That nothing herein
may be construed as permitting a minor of age seventeen or older,
or a minor of age sixteen, to give blood for compensation in any
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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