senate Bill S1314

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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S1314 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A378
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง6430, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3351, A3669
2009-2010: S4473, A2146

S1314 - Bill Texts

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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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BILL NUMBER:S1314

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the education law, in relation to the right to "tabling" on a
college campus

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL:
To allow all student organizations recognized by the student
government and/or administration to distribute information on campus.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS;
This legislation would amend section 6430 of the education law by
adding a new subdivision 7. This new subdivision would define
"tabling" as the dissemination of information through the display of
literature, signup sheets, and verbal enticing with the possible use
of table and chairs in a public space as long as it does not
interfere with access to or the academic use of campus buildings.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:;
2009-2010:S.4473 Advanced to Third Reading.
2011-2012:S.3351 Referred to Higher Education.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1314

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD04199-01-3

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