Bill A3669-2011

Makes provision to allow dissemination of information through tabling at college campuses

Defines the term "tabling" as dissemination of information and allows organizations to do tabling outside buildings on campus so long as they don't block access to or disrupt the academic use of campus buildings.

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  • Jan 4, 2012: referred to higher education
  • Jan 26, 2011: referred to higher education

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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3669 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY January 26, 2011 ___________
Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the right to "tabling" on a college campus THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 6430 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows: 7. AS USED IN THIS SUBDIVISION, "TABLING" SHALL MEAN THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION THROUGH DISPLAYING LITERATURE AND/OR SIGN UP SHEETS AND VERBAL ENTICING WITH THE POSSIBLE USE OF A TABLE AND CHAIRS IN A PUBLIC PLACE. ANY CLUB OR ORGANIZATION OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED BY THE STUDENT GOVERNMENT OR ADMINISTRATION OF A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY SHALL NOT BE RESTRICTED IN ANY MANNER FROM TABLING BY THE EXTERIOR OF ANY BUILDING ON CAMPUS AS LONG AS THE TABLING DOES NOT PROHIBIT OR UNDULY RESTRICT THE ACCESS TO THE BUILDING OR DISRUPT THE ACADEMIC USES OF THE BUILDING. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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