June 25, 2012
Please take the time to contact your Legislators and express why passing legislation to support the organ, eye, tissue and blood communities are important issues for you. Please reference the Unyts Legislative Agenda for specific legislation information. The agenda includes, legislation to update the New York State Anatomical Gift Act; legislation to educate high school students about organ and tissue donation; legislation to allow taxpayers to donate $1 to the Life Pass It On Trust Fund through the State Income Tax form; and legislation to create the New York State Organ Donor Awareness and Education Act.
Follow the instructions below to contact your Legislators.
Contact Your Legislators
Click on the link above and then click on your assembly member’s name. If you do not know the name, click on this link to find out your member’s name by entering your address. Once you have the name, go back to the link at the top of the page and click on your assembly member’s name.
Your assembly member’s home page comes up with many choices along the left navigation, including biography and news. Click on the Contact link at the bottom of the left navigation.
If there is a contact form, please complete this and add a personal message including why passing legislation to support the organ, eye, tissue and blood communities are important issues for you. When finished, click on the “Send Message” button. If there is no online form, then please send an email with your comments to your assembly member at email listed on the page.
In the upper left, see “Find My Senator”. Type in your street address and zip code and click on “Search.”
Your senator comes up with his or her name, picture, district and a contact form.
Complete the contact form by filling out your own name and contact information and then typing in a personal message. Be sure to include why passing legislation to support the organ, eye, tissue and blood communities are important issues for you. When you are finished with your message, click on the “Send e-mail” button.