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Bills of local interest

November 30, 1999

Editor's note: This is a list of local bills and resolutions introduced in the Maryland General Assembly during the 2007 regular session. For more information, go to mlis.state.ms.us and click on "Bill Information and Status.

Bills introduced by Washington County lawmakers

Washington County Delegation

HB 352 ? Authorizing and empowering the Washington County Commissioners to borrow up to $80 million to finance the cost of construction, improvement or development of specified public facilities in Washington County. Passed by Appropriations Committee. Passed on third and final reading by House (134-0). Sent to Senate Budget and Taxation Committee. Heard March 27.

HB 356 ? Adding Washington County to the list of counties in which the granting of probation before judgment to an alcoholic beverages licensee for selling or furnishing alcoholic beverages to an underage individual does not bar the liquor board from proceeding administratively against the licensee for the violation. Passed by Economic Matters Committee. Passed on third and final reading by House (133-0). Sent to Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee. Hearing was scheduled for March 30.

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HB 707 ? Seeking $300,000 for Brook Lane Health Services for constructing and equipping a gymnasium. Appropriations Committee. Heard March 12. (Cross-filed by Munson as SB 724. Budget and Taxation Committee. Heard March 12.) Was not included in budget by House or Senate.

HB 722 ? Legalizing the 2007 edition of the Code of Public Local Laws of Washington County, being Article 22 of the Code of Public Local Laws of Maryland, published under the direction of the Washington County Commissioners; making provisions for the publication, sale and distribution of the code. Favorable report with amendments by Environmental Matters Committee. Passed on third and final reading with amendments by House (137-0). Sent to Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee. Hearing was scheduled for March 30.

HB 725 ? Permitting the Central Collection Unit to assume responsibility for the collection of a delinquent account or debt that is owed to a housing authority in Washington County under specified circumstances. Environmental Matters Committee. Heard March 15.

HB 726 ? Authorizing the commanding officer to designate to the sheriff of Washington County in writing up to 20 members of a fire or ambulance company to serve as fire police in Washington County; requiring the sheriff to appoint fire police from the list. Favorable report by Environmental Matters Committee. Passed on third and final reading by House (137-0). Sent to Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. Heard March 28.

HB 753 ? Authorizing the Washington County Commissioners to provide that violations of specified civil offenses may be prosecuted in a specified manner; requiring the commissioners to adopt ordinances and provide members of the Washington County delegation with copies of proposed ordinances prior to exercising a specified authority. Favorable report by Environmental Matters Committee. Passed on third and final reading by House (137-0). Sent to Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. Heard March 28.

HB 830 ? Establishing a referendum on a Task Force to Study the Electoral Process for Members Serving on the Washington County Board of Education; specifying the membership and duties of the task force, which must issue a report on school board election districts to the Washington County delegation by Dec. 31, 2009. Unfavorable report by Ways and Means Committee.

HB 1113 ? Seeking $200,000 as a grant for the planning, design and repair of the C&O Canal National Historical Park's Big Slackwater section. Appropriations Committee. Heard March 12. (Cross-filed by Munson as SB 818. Budget and Taxation Committee. Heard March 12.) Included by Senate in budget, but cut to $100,000.

HB 1355 ? Authorizing the Washington County Commissioners to alter the building excise tax on residential construction for fiscal year 2008. Favorable report by Ways and Means Committee. Passed with amendments on third and final reading by House (131-7). Sent to Senate Budget and Taxation Committee. Hearing was scheduled for March 30.

Sen. Donald F. Munson, R-Washington

SB 119 ? Altering the compensation for investigations performed by specified deputy medical examiners so that fees are established through the state budget. Passed by Finance Committee. Passed on third and final reading by Senate (47-0). Sent to House Health and Government Operations Committee. Heard March 27.

SB 120 ? Altering the qualifications for licensure as a tree expert for a specified applicant; extending the termination date of a provision of law that relates to qualifications for licensure as a tree expert; and providing for the termination of specified provisions of the act. Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee. Heard Feb. 13.

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