New Jersey Legislation
Born Free USA position: SUPPORT
Update: This bill has now become S.687 in the 2014-14 session.
Bill description: Requires that food and food waste be stored in bear-proof containers to minimize bear-human conflict. The bill applies to all people and facilities in all areas black bears are known to frequent. Violations would result in a fine between $50 and $1,000.
Read the bill here.