It may not happen this year, but our supporters and their actions are the reason we have made real progress toward enactment of clean adoptee rights legislation in New York.
Contact Governor Cuomo: Enact Equality Now
Contact Governor Andrew Cuomo today. Ask that he use his leadership to enact A9959B.
Where Things Stand
A9959A, the bill NYARC supports, is heading for consideration in the Assembly Health Committee, likely on Tuesday, June 5.
Statement on DOH Report on Adoptee Rights Legislation
The DOH report shows that opposition in New York to an adult adoptee’s unrestricted right to obtain his or her own original birth certificate appears so muted today as to be virtually non-existent.
NYARC Report on Governor Cuomo’s Adoptee Rights Workgroup Meeting
NYARC believes the meeting was productive and that it signaled strong and increased support for passage of clean adoptee rights legislation in New York.