Born Free USA position: SUPPORT
Update (August 2012): The bill did not pass this year.
Bill description: This bill would prohibit any person who houses, possesses or travels with elephants utilized in traveling shows from using any implement that would result in physical harm or from keeping the elephants constantly restrained by chain or similar device.
Read the full text of the bill and follow its progress here.
Note: The text and status of Massachusetts bills is also available at www.state.ma.us/legis/legis.htm.