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I. Title of Regulation
Wildlife Feeding Control
II. Objective of Regulation
To prohibit the feeding of unconfined wildlife at Brookdale Community College, so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for failure to comply.
The New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) rules at N.J.A.C. 7:14A-1.2.
IV. Regulation Statement
No person shall feed any unconfined wildlife on College property, except as part academic research.
a. Feed – to give, place, expose, deposit, distribute or scatter any edible material with the intention of feeding, attracting or enticing wildlife. Feeding does not include baiting in the legal taking of fish and/or game.
b. Person – any individual (including but not limited to a College student; visiting faculty member or other visitor; guest; professional member of the College’s academic, administrative, or teaching staff; or other College officer, agent, or employee), corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, or political subdivision of this State whose conduct on College property is subject to regulation by the College.
c. College – Brookdale Community College.
d. College property – Lands and buildings owned or controlled by Brookdale Community College.
e. Wildlife – all animals that are neither human nor domesticated.
a. Any College student who is found to be in violation of this regulation shall be subject to official warning, disciplinary probation, suspension, expulsion, or other sanctions in accordance with the College’s Student Conduct Code.
b. Any College officer, staff member, employee, or agent who is found to be in violation of this regulation shall be subject to dismissal, removal, reduction of salary, suspension, demotion, or other disciplinary action in accordance with applicable New Jersey statutes and relevant contracts or agreements.
c. Any other person who has entered into a contract or agreement with the College to provide equipment, materials, supplies, or services on College property, and who is found to be in violation of this regulation, shall be subject to sanctions in accordance with the contract or agreement.
d. Any visitor, guest, or other person who is not identified under IV.a, IV.b, or IV.c above, and who is found to be in violation of this regulation, is subject to ejection from College property and, if the person refuses to leave after being asked to leave, to prosecution for criminal trespass under N.J.S.A. 2C:18-3.
V. Responsibility for Implementation
Officers of the College