HB 770 - Raises limit from $25,000 to $50,000 for contracts that must be put out to bid. House passed 137-0. Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee held hearing on March 27.
HB 878 - The compensation of members of Board of Electrical Examiners and Supervisors shall be set by Washington County Commissioners. Requires commissioners to set regulations for examining and licensing electricians. House Economic Matters Committee gave favorable report. House passed 132-0. Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee held hearing on March 26.
HB 1080 - Adds Washington County to a list of counties in which the county meets with municipalities to discuss tax money returned to the municipalities for services they provide. House Ways and Means Committee held hearing on March 19.
HB 1083 - Gives county commissioners power to require that sidewalks along public streets be maintained, except in incorporated municipalities. Also, county commissioners may adopt regulations for removing snow and ice from sidewalks. House passed 134-0. Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee to hold hearing on April 1.
HB 1084 - Lets a state agency intercept income-tax refunds of former tenants who owe money to housing authorities in Washington County. House Environmental Matters Committee held hearing on March 12.
HB 1085 - Requires special permits for certain large events. House passed 138-0 with amendments. Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee to hold hearing on April 1.
HB 1087 - Allows sidewalk cafs to serve alcohol in Hagerstown and allows catering businesses to serve alcohol off-site. Passed 136-0 by House. Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee held hearing on March 28.
HB 1115 - Establishes new building excise tax structure for Washington County. House passed 126-11 with amendments. Senate Budget and Taxation Committee held hearing on March 26.
HB 1599 - Washington County may cause a road to be surveyed, may prohibit people from parking unregistered vehicles in certain places and may prohibit certain commercial trucks from parking in residential neighborhoods. House Environmental Matters Committee held hearing on March 25.
Del. John P. Donoghue, D-Washington
HB 383 - Alters formula for computing retirement allowance of members of Correctional Officers' Retirement System. House Appropriations Committee held hearing on Feb. 5, then bill was withdrawn.
HB 384 - Repeals provisions related to temporary licenses to practice physical therapy. Withdrawn before House Health and Government Operations Committee could hold hearing.
HB 514 - Authorizes up to $425,000 for Maryland Medbank Program. House passed 136-0 with amendments. Senate Finance Committee held hearing on March 28.
HB 551 - Expands authority of pharmacists to administer vaccinations. House passed 137-0 with amendments.
HB 594 - Requires specified carriers to reimburse providers for covered health-care services provided to enrollees on or after a specified date. House passed 136-0 with amendments. Senate Finance Committee held hearing on March 26.
HB 745 - Clarifies law enforcement powers of Hagerstown fire marshals. House passed 137-1 with amendments. (Cross-filed by Munson as SB 613, which was passed by the Senate 47-0 with amendments)
HB 1089 - Requires clinical laboratories and physicians that provide anatomic pathology services to present claims, bills or demands for payment. House passed 138-0 with amendments.
HB 1179 - The owner of a motor vehicle involved in a violation related to fleeing or eluding police can face civil fine of up to $100. House Environmental Matters Committee gave unfavorable report.
HB 1442 - Includes correctional case managers in state Correctional Officers' Retirement System. House Appropriations Committee gave unfavorable report.