NYARC received an update on the status of orders to the New York State Department of Health as of August 13, 2021.
There’s a special provision in the new law for those born outside of New York but adopted through a New York court. Here’s what we know so far about that.
Gregory Luce of the Adoptee Rights Law Center has created a flowchart to demonstrate the simplicity of equality in New York, beginning January 15, 2020.
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.
Assembly Member Michael Benedetto’s bill, A2691, is not a clean bill. It requires the alteration of the OBC by printing adoption facts and language on the original birth certificate.