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Increasing the Number of Potential Organ Donors

People as young as 16 are now able to express their intent to be organ and tissue donors in the NYS Donate Life Registry. Governor Cuomo signed legislation that will allow 16- and 17-year olds to become organ donors upon their death. Previously, the minimum age to be an organ donor was 18. The League has been working with the New York Alliance for Donation to increase the number of registered organ donors.

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