TODAY! Urge Your Senator to Pass the HALT (Solitary Confinement) Bill!

NYAPRS Note: We stand on the precipice of seeing the NYS Senate pass the HALT Bill and end the use solitary confinement for individuals with disabilities, pregnant women, new moms and individuals who are either 21 years or younger or 55 years or older.


We believe the Senate may vote on the bill as early as tomorrow and are urging you

to take action to see it passed, without any rumored changes!

Please take the following action today!


Thank you for being a strong supporter of HALT!

We are on the brink of having the bill passed in the Senate – but we need a big push NOW or it won’t happen.

Please call your Senator TODAY.



1.   Go to to find the name of your State Senator.


2.   Call the Senate at 518-455-2800, ask for your Senator’s office and leave the following message with their staff:  


“Hi, my name is ____ and I’m a registered voter calling from (your locality) to urge the Senator pass the HALT Solitary Confinement Act as is without watering down any of its protections. We are counting on the Senate Democrats to end the torture of solitary confinement.”




See a powerful video about the bill at