Starting February 1, the “Babs Siperstein” birth certificate law goes into effect, allowing any individual to update their birth certificate to match their gender identity without invasive, outdated, or burdensome restrictions.
For nearly a decade and multiple vetoes, we battled the former administration to secure these important protections for the transgender community.
Now, with the law signed and in effect, we have to thank Governor Phil Murphy and the bill's sponsors:
|Valerie Vainieri Huttle||Reed Gusciora|
|Andrew Zwicker||Nicholas Chiaravalloti|
|Tim Eustace||Angelica M. Jimenez|
|Gabriela M. Mosquera||Mila M. Jasey|
|Cleopatra G. Tucker||Annette Quijano|
|Jamel C. Holley||John J. Burzichelli|
|Holly T. Schepisi||Angela V. McKnight|