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Nationwide Adoption Initiatives:


There are only nine states that currently allow open access
to adoption records for adult adoptees.

Help New York become number ten!

NY Legislative Reform Initiatives:


 Assembly Bill A5036B

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to adoptee rights

NY State Senate Bill S3419

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the right of adoptees to receive a certified copy of their birth certificate upon reaching the age of 18


Please ask your Senator to support S3419 - the 2019 "Adoptee's Bill of Rights" Find your Senator here.