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2017 House Bill 4581: Restrict state college and university free speech restrictions
Introduced by Rep. John Reilly (R) on May 3, 2017
To prohibit state colleges and universities from restricting “expressive conduct” in public area unless the restriction serves a “compelling government interest,” is the “least restrictive means” for doing so, leaves open “ample opportunities” for expressive conduct and allows for “spontaneous assembly and distribution of literature.” Individuals aggrieved by violations could sue for up to $1,000. See also Senate Bills 349 and 350.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Oversight Committee on May 3, 2017