On Saturday, the “Doorways to Donation Act of 2021” (A.6392 Peoples-Stokes/S.5973 Hinchey) was sent to Governor Hochul for her signature.
If enacted, this legislation will present approximately 14 million New Yorkers with new annual opportunities to enroll as organ and tissue donors by incorporating the New York State Donate Life Registry donor designation question into additional state agency-based transactions conducted through:
- the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance;
- the Higher Education Services Corporation;
- and the Office of Tax and Finance via tax documents subject to electronic filing.
We need your help – take action today!
Donate Life New York State is asking you to contact Governor Kathy Hochul and urge her to SIGN this legislation into law as it is currently drafted and implement with expediency.
Download, personalize, and email letters of support to the Governor’s Legislative Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please copy Aisha Tator, Executive Director, (email@example.com) on your emails so we can monitor how many contacts are being sent to the Governor.
Download talking points and call Governor Hochul at 518-474-8390 to vocalize your support.
Thank you for your advocacy!
If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us.