SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY COMMITTEE
SENATE, No. 975
STATE OF NEW JERSEY
DATED: OCTOBER 19, 2020
The Senate Environment and Energy Committee favorably reports Senate Bill No. 975.
This bill would make it unlawful to engage in, facilitate, or provide the means to engage in trunk fighting. Under the bill, “trunk fighting” means the practice of enclosing two or more animals in the trunk or any part of a motor vehicle for the purpose of the animals attacking each other, and possibly fighting until one or more of the animals are dead. A person who violates the bill would be guilty of a crime of the third degree and be subject to a civil penalty of between $3,000 and $5,000.