House Bill 162 (Adoptions and Birth Records)

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
North Office Building, Hearing Room 1



House Bill 162 (Adoptions and Birth Records)

Support Testimony

Oppose Testimony

 10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Senator Bob Mensch, Majority Chairman
Senator LeAnna Washington, Minority Chairman
HB 162

10:10 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Representative Kerry Benninghoff
Prime Sponsor of HB 162

10:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Francis J. Viglietta
Director, Social Concerns Department
Pennsylvania Catholic Conference

Teresa McCormac, Esq.
Legal Counsel

Kelly Bolton
Program Director, Catholic Charities Adoption Services and Specialized Foster Care for the Diocese of Harrisburg

10:50 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Carolyn Hoard
American Adoption Congress

Dr. Mary O’Leary Wiley
Licensed Psychologist and Adoption Researcher

Amanda Transue-Woolston
Adult Adoptee and Social Worker

11:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Closing Comments