It will take the leadership of Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie to get A5494 out of committee and to the Assembly floor for a vote.
S3419 is now before the full Senate. Take two minutes to email New York State Senators who do not already co-sponsor S3419. Let them know how important this bill is to you.
Call Senate Health Committee members NOW to request a DO PASS vote on S3419.
The New York Assembly Health Committee recommended passage today of A5494, a bill that would end 83 years of iron-clad secrecy over birth certificates of adopted persons.
Assembly Bill A5494, which has 90 sponsors, is expected to be reported favorably out of committee. A press conference with NYARC representatives and New York Assembly members will follow.