PA Game Commission Offers Support for Sunday Hunting, License-Fee Legislation
Harrisburg, PA -(AmmoLand.com)- The Pennsylvania Game Commission today offered testimony to legislators on two issues important to the state’s hunters and trappers.
First, Game Commission Deputy Executive Director Bryan J. Burhans testified before the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee about the potential expansion of Sunday hunting. Then, Game Commission Executive Director R. Matthew Hough testified before the House Policy Committee on the importance of a license-fee increase and Senate Bill 1166, which would enable the Game Commission to set its own fees for licenses.
Their testimony is provided in full below:
“Thank you Chairman Scavello, Chairman Brewster, and members of the Senate Game & Fisheries Committee for the opportunity to come before you today in regards to the expansion of Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania,” said Bryan Burhans, Deputy Executive Director for the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
To be clear, we are in fact talking about the expansion of Sunday hunting opportunities in Pennsylvania. Currently hunting on Sundays is permitted on a very limited basis in terms of species, but it is legal every Sunday throughout the year, not just the typical hunting season. I believe that point bears repeating – every Sunday throughout the …Read the Rest