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Adoptee Rights Bill Passes after Decades Long Struggle

ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Clean Bill of Adoptee Rights, A5494/S3419, passed the Assembly after a decade’s long push by advocates and lawmakers and now heads to the Governor for a signature. The legislation sponsored by Assemblyman David I. Weprin...

Weprin, Liu, Amnesty International Introduce Immigration and Customs Enforcement Oversight Act

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Assemblyman David I. Weprin and Senator John C. Liu, with support from Amnesty International, have introduced the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Oversight Act, A 7853 / S 6107, to ensure that immigrants detained in county...

Weprin’s Insurance Fraud Bill Passes Assembly Unanimously

Albany, New York – Assemblyman David I. Weprin’s bill, A3985 also known as Alice’s law, which imposes criminal penalties on those who engage in staged accidents for the purposes of insurance fraud passed the Assembly unanimously. The legislation...

Assemblyman David Weprin Statement on the Passing of Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown

Queens, New York – Assemblyman David Weprin issued the following statement on the passing of Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown:“It is with great sadness that I join the Queens community to mourn the passing of District Attorney Richard...

Weprin and Adoptee Advocates Push for Vote on Adoptee Rights Bill

Albany, New York – Assemblyman David I. Weprin, adoptee rights advocates from organizations including the American Adoption Congress, New York Statewide Adoption Reform, and New York Adoptee Rights Coalition, as well as adoptees from across the state...

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