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Iowa Legislation

HF 257 Places Restrictions on Trapping [2011]

Born Free USA position: SUPPORT

Update (April 2011): This bill is no longer active because it did not pass the assigned committee on time.

Bill description: This bill prohibits Conibear traps with jaws larger than 5 inches, unless traps are under water. It also prohibits setting a Conibear type trap in a bucket or similar container with bait or lure, or setting a Conibear-type trap or snare within 5 feet of any fence without the permission of the adjacent landowner or tenant.

Read the full text of the bill here.
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