License Flexibility Hearing – SB1049

Senate Game and Fisheries Committee

Senator Richard Alloway II, Chair

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
10 a.m.
Hearing Room 1 – North Office Building – Main Capitol Building

Public Hearing – License Flexibility Hearing – SB1049

Agenda

10:00 AM Welcome and Call to Order
Senator Richard Alloway II
Chairman, Senate Game and Fisheries Committee
10:10 AM National Perspectives
Carl Richardson, PA Fish and Boat Commission
– National Trends in Angler Preferences and Participation
– Creative Licensing Packaging: Lessons from Other States
– Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation Initiatives
10:30 AM Questions and Answers
10:40 AM Pennsylvania License Sales and Opportunities
Bernie Matscavage, PA Fish and Boat Commission
– Fishing License Sales in Pennsylvania,
– PA Fish and Boat Commission Revenues
– Opportunities Created by SB 1049Sportsmen’s Perspective – TBA
11:00 AM Questions and Answers
11:10 AM The Big Picture: Long Term Sustainability
John Arway, PA Fish and Boat Commission
– License Flexibility as One Element of Alternative Revenues
11:30 AM Questions and Answers
11:40 AM Closing Remarks
Senator Richard Alloway II, Chairman
Senate Game and Fisheries Committee