Update! Many states now have petitions set up seeking support for legislation allowing parental input into classroom placement of twins and multiples. Please visit these online petitions and sign them to show your support for parents of multiple birth children who want consideration for their rights. Remember, you do not have to live in these states, or be a parent of multiples to participate.
For updated information on all states, see TwinsLaw.com.
Legislation pending Fall 2008.
Arkansas: Contact Campaign Director Jennifer Ferguson by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida -- Law Passed!: http://www.petitiononline.com/flatwins/petition.html
Georgia -- Law Passed! http://www.petitiononline.com/gatwins/petition.html
Illinois - Resolution Passed: http://www.twinslaw.com/Illinois_Twins.html
The current resolution is proving to be ineffective, and a new campaign is underway seeking legistlation. Contact Dan Bailey (Email: email@example.com) or Shari Schmidt (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are an Illinois resident with stories about classroom placement.
Louisiana - Law Passed!: http://www.twinslaw.com/Louisiana_Twins.html
The law pertains to elementary school students only.
Massachusetts:-- Law Passed! http://www.mass.gov/legis/bills/house/185/ht00pdf/ht00469.pdf
Minnesota -- Law Passed!: Minnesota Twins Law
Minnesota was the first state to enact legislation in 2005.
New Hampshire -- Law Passed!: http://www.petitiononline.com:80/NewTwins/petition.html
New Jersey -- Law Passed!: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2008/Bills/S2000/1544_I1.HTM
New York: http://www.petitiononline.com/ryannick/ (sign this also for Federal Legislative Effort)
North Carolina: http://www.petitiononline.com/nctwins/petition.html There is also a Yahoo Group for this cause: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nctwins/
Oklahoma - Resolution Passed: http://www.normantranscript.com/localnews/local_story_080144125.html
Pennsylvania -- Law Passed!: House Bill 1067
Passed in July 2008.
South Carolina: Contact Campaign Director Jenna Chapman by emailing , email@example.com. A bill is pending.
South Dakota: http://www.petitiononline.com/TwinsSD/petition.html
Texas - Law Passed! http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/80R/billtext/html/HB00314F.htm
West Virginia: http://www.petitiononline.com/wvtwins/petition.html