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.
How New York law discriminates against adult adopted persons and what has happened over the years to make that today’s reality.