The Senate Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 46, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the
SECTION 1. IC 16-36-1-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b)
and (c), through (d), unless incapable of
consenting under section 4 of this chapter, an individual may consent
to the individual's own health care if the individual is:
(1) an adult; or
(2) a minor and:
(A) is emancipated;
(i) at least fourteen (14) years of age;
(ii) not dependent on a parent for support;
(iii) living apart from the minor's parents or from an individual in loco parentis; and
(iv) managing the minor's own affairs;
(C) is or has been married;
(D) is in the military service of the United States; or
(E) is authorized to consent to the health care by any other statute.
(b) A person at least seventeen (17) years of age is eligible to donate blood in a voluntary and noncompensatory blood program without obtaining parental permission.
(c) A person who is sixteen (16) years of age is eligible to donate blood in a voluntary and noncompensatory blood program if the person has obtained permission from the person's parent.
and when so amended that said bill be reassigned to the Senate Committee on Health and Provider