Joint Public Hearing on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

Joint Public Hearing of the

Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs and Game and Fisheries Committees

on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Bedford American Legion
3721 US 220 BUS
Bedford PA, 15522

or via Zoom


Joint Public Hearing on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)


5:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks

  • Senator Laughlin, Majority Chair, Game & Fisheries
  • Senator Vogel, Majority Chair, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
  • Senator Brewster, Minority Chair, Game & Fisheries
  • Senator Schwank, Minority Chair, Agriculture & Rural Affairs

5:10 p.m.

Bryan Burhans, Executive Director – Testimony
Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC)

5:30 p.m.

Kevin Brightbill, DVM, State Veterinarian and Director
Bureau of Animal Health and Diagnostic Services
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Gregory Hostetter, Deputy Secretary – Testimony
Animal Health and Food Safety
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

5:50 p.m.

Torin Miller, Director of Policy – Testimony
National Deer Association (NDA)

6:10 p.m.

Josh Newton, President – Testimony
Pennsylvania Deer Farmers Association (PDFA)

6:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

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