New Jersey Legislation
Born Free USA position: OPPOSE
Update: This bill failed to pass the Senate in 2013, and was reintroduced in 2014 as A.2410.
Bill description: Introduced by Assemblymember Space (R-24) and Senator Sweeney (D-3), A.3944 and S.2665 threaten to remove the 200 permit statutory limit for trapping beavers. Without limitations on the number of beaver permits that may be issued by the Division of Fish and Wildlife, New Jersey's beaver population could be decimated.