40.11.0 Loitering

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Any person found on the SUNY Canton campus without a legitimate reason is a loiterer under section 240.35 of the New York State Penal Law which states: “A person is guilty of loitering when they loiter or remain in or about  school grounds, a college or university building or grounds not having any reason or relationship involving custody of or responsibility for a pupil or student, or any other specific, legitimate reason for being there, and not having written permission from anyone authorized to grant same.” Any person found to be a loiterer is subject to removal from the campus and prosecution under the New York State Penal Law. Any person who harbors a loiterer or conspires to do so is subject to campus disciplinary action.

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