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Update (March 2012: This bill is no longer active.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. Please stay tuned for more information.
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.
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Read Born Free USA Program Associate Tracy Coppola's testimony in Connecticut here (PDF).
Note: The text and status of Connecticut bills is also available at www.cga.ct.gov.