We had two great hearings in both the House and the Senate on the antibiotics bills. (SB 471 and HB 652).
Thanks to the mighty group of witnesses who came to Annapolis to testify. Alex Smith, Edina Avdic, Rob Sprinkle, Michael Berger, Mae Wu, Emily Scarr, and Emily Ranson.
Especial thanks to Rob, Alex, Mae, Emily S. and Emily R. for sticking around until 10:30 PM to testify in the Senate!
And of course, huge thanks to the sponsors – Sen. Pinsky and Del. Love – for leading our panels!
The Senate hearing video is here (begins at the 7:30 mark) and the House hearing video is here (begins at the 1:19 mark). Enjoy!!
Hearings on SB 471 and HB 652 will begin at 1 PM on Wednesday, February 27.
In the Senate, the Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee will hear SB 471. And in the House, the Environment and Transportation Committee will hear HB 652. Check the Maryland General Assembly website for the order of the hearings and watch it live!
You can watch them live here.
This image is from this article in the Telegraph explaining that countries are still using antibiotics to make animals get fatter.