S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2009-2010 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
April 23, 2009
Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed 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.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.