CONGRESSIONAL HEARING WRITTEN TESTAMONY

US Capitol(Paulick Report) As part of today’s initial hearing on HR 2012, The Horse Racing Safety Act of 2013, the Paulick Report sifted through the regulatory maze to find the written testimony of those invited to speak to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade.

From PR:  Here is the background memo on H.R. 2012 and the hearing.

GovTrack.us gives H.R. 2012 a 26 percent chance of getting past committee and a 19 percent chance of being enacted.

After opening statements by H.R. 2012 co-sponsor Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) and House Energy and Commerce chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the following invited witnesses will testify:

Jesse Overton, Chairman, SkyLearn, LLC and former Chairman, Minnesota Racing Commission;written testimony

Phil Hanrahan, Chief Executive Officer, National Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association;written testimony

Lawrence Soma, VMD, Professor Emeritus of Anesthesia and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine; written testimony

Travis Tygart, Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency; written testimony

Sheila Lyons, DVM; written testimony

Wayne Pacelle, Chief Executive Officer and President, Humane Society of the United States;written testimony

The hearing will be streamed live here.

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