House Bill 1722

Senate Game and Fisheries Committee
May 16, 2016
Off the Floor

House Bill 1722 (Jozwiak), Printer’s Number 2844, amending Title 34 – Bill Summary (Game), providing an exemption to allow for the use of a leashed tracking dog to track big game (white-tailed deer, bear or elk) to assist in recovering an animal which has been legally harvested or wounded.

Expansion of Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania

Senate Game and Fisheries Committee
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
9:00 a.m.
East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A

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Expansion of Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania

Welcome and Opening Remarks 

9:10 a.m. 

Panel One (all participants have been asked to provide a brief 2 minute summary of testimony). 

PA Farm Bureau, Joel Rotz, Senior Director, State Government Affairs
Keystone Trails Association, Joseph Neville, Executive Director
PA Equine Association, Bud Wills, Vice-President & State Trails Chair
PA State Grange, Elizabeth “Beth” Downey, President
The Humane Society-Kristen Tullo, Pennsylvania State Director-Has Provided Written Testimony.

10:10 a.m.

Panel Two (all participants have been asked to provide a brief 2 minute summary of testimony).

National Rifle Association (NRA), John Hohenwarter, State Liaison
National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), Jake McGuigan, Director, Gov’t Relations/State Affairs
Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), Bryan Burhans, Deputy Executive Director
PA Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, John Kline, Director of Government Affairs
Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania, Randy Santucci, Board Chairman

11:10 a.m.

Closing Remarks

Additional Testimony:

Hunting Works for Pennsylvania

Senate Bill 1065 and House Bill 698

Senate Game and Fisheries Committee

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, Off the Floor
Rules Committee Conference Room

Meeting Packet


  • Senate Bill 1065 (Scavello), Printer’s Number 1393, amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for falconry on Sunday.
  • House Bill 698 (Marshall), Printer’s Number 0812, amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for unlawful devices and methods; and, in special licenses and permits, further providing for permits for individuals with disabilities.

Senate Bill 604

Senate Game and Fisheries Committee

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 – Off the Floor in the Rules Room


  • Senate Bill 604 (Wiley) – Bill Summary – Further amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in special licenses and permits, further providing for Lake Erie fishing permits.

Senate Bills 77 and 737 and House Bills 263 and 455

Senate Game and Fisheries Committee

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
12:30 P.M.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A


To consider SB 77, SB 737, HB 263 and HB 455

 

  • Senate Bill 77 (Alloway) – Bill Summary, Printer’s Number 0053- amends Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for dog training areas.
  • Senate Bill 737 (Hutchinson) – Bill Summary, Printer’s Number 0763- amends Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for the limited use of semi-automatic sporting rifles for the hunting of coyotes and woodchucks.
  • House Bill 263 (Gabler) – Bill Summary, Printer’s Number 0267- amends Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for the removal of the restriction on air, chemical or gas cylinder powered firearms for hunting.
  • House Bill 455 (M.K. Keller) – Bill Summary, Printer’s Number 0503- amends Title 34 (Game), Subchapter B (relating to Destruction for Agricultural Protection), Section 2126 (relating to unlawful activities) by repealing subsection (a) (6), which currently provides that it is unlawful to refuse to answer, without evasion, any pertinent question pertaining to the killing or wounding of any game or wildlife, or the disposition of the game or wildlife when questioned by a representative of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.