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Connecticut Legislation

HB 5324 Restricts Placement of Leghold Traps [2012]

Born Free USA position: SUPPORT

Update (March 2012): This bill is no longer active. The Select Committee on Environment decided not to take up the bill.

Bill description: This bill was initiated by Born Free USA and would help safeguard children and companion animals from leghold traps by restricting where leghold traps are placed in areas where both are likely to be present and requiring reporting of all incidents of nontarget trapping.

Read more here.

Read Born Free USA Program Associate Tracy Coppola's testimony in Connecticut here (PDF).

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