Nationwide Adoption Initiatives:
There are only nine states that currently allow open access
to adoption records for adult adoptees.
New York become number ten!
NY Legislative Reform Initiatives:
Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session
NY State Senate Bill S3419
2019-2020 Legislative Session
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.