Help Advocate for Lupus Taxpayer Gifts bill

The Lupus Taxpayer Gifts Bill is currently in the Senate Finance Committee and we need your immediate action to help move it out of committee to the floor for a vote before the legislative session ends. Please make calls and e-mail, e-blast, tweet, and post on Facebook to get the word out.   Be as brief and succinct as possible with only the bolded information below. If you get an answering machine leave the information on the bill and still ask for support. Thank you very much, and please call Diane Gross at the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation with any questions (212-685-4118).


Hi, I am [your name] calling on behalf of the [your organization]  I am calling about Senate Bill S5721-A sponsor Senator Kemp Hannon, the taxpayer gifts bill which would list lupus as a check-off box on the NYS Tax Return.  We urge [Senator DeFrancisco] [Senator Skelos] to please support this bill and Pass it out of Committee and Pass it on the Floor. Thank you very much.
Finance Committee Chairman John DeFrancisco at 518-455-3511
Rules Committee Chairman Dean Skelos at 518-455-3171