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Here’s a sampling of bills submitted by Washington County delegation members during the ongoing session of the Maryland General Assembly. Complete bill information is available at the General Assembly website, mgaleg.mary land.gov .

Washington County Delegation

Bill number: HB354

Summary: Establishes a permit to allow wineries in Washington County to sell “sparkling wine” for on-site consumption during special events, even if the license holder doesn’t produce it.

Status: Hearing scheduled at 1 p.m. Feb. 18 in the House Economic Matters Committee. Companion bill in the Senate, SB104, is scheduled for hearing at 1 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee.

Washington County Senators

Bill number: SB140

Summary: Reduces the size of the safety zone from dwellings, churches or other buildings from 150 yards to 50 yards for archery hunters only. Those hunting with firearms still would be required to stay 150 yards away.

Status: Heard Feb. 5 in the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee.

Bill number: SB141

Summary: Redirects a portion of the county’s marriage ceremony fee to support the Washington County Historical Society.

Status: Heard Jan. 30 in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. A companion bill filed by Del. Paul Corderman in the House, HB424, is awaiting a hearing date in the House Judiciary Committee.

Sen. George Edwards, R-Washington/Allegany/Garrett

Bill number: SB278

Summary: Adds several Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services employee positions to the correctional officers’ retirement system.

Status: Scheduled for hearing at 9 a.m. Feb. 14 in the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee. A companion bill filed in the House, HB283, is scheduled for a hearing at 1 p.m. Feb. 12 in the House Appropriations Committee.

Sen. Andrew Serafini, R-Washington

Bill number: SB13

Summary: Requires the Department of Juvenile Services to notify school officials about the offense — or membership in a criminal gang — as well as the disposition of the charges when a student in its custody is transferred to a new school system.

Status: Heard Jan. 24 in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. A companion bill, HB867 filed by Del. Paul Corderman, R-Washington, will be heard at 1 p.m. Feb. 21 in the House Judiciary Committee.

Bill number: SB86

Summary: Prohibits medical cannabis at local correctional facilities.

Status: Hearing scheduled at noon Feb. 26 in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. A companion bill, HB505 filed by Del. William Wivell, R-Washington, is scheduled for hearing at 1 p.m. Feb. 20 in the House Health and Government Operations Committee.

Del. Paul Corderman, R-Washington

Bill number: HB928

Summary: Requires the Department of Corrections to transport inmates upon release to the jurisdiction where they lived before they were convicted.

Status: Awaiting a hearing date in the House Judiciary Committee

Bill number: HB1012

Summary: Establishes a registry for those convicted of child abuse.

Status: Scheduled for hearing at 1 p.m. Feb. 28 in the House Judiciary Committee. A companion bill, SB358 filed by Sen. Andrew Serafini, is scheduled for hearing at noon Feb. 20 in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.

Del. Mike McKay, R-Washington/Allegany

Bill number: HB12

Summary: Allows corrections officials to either require a polygraph test or a more extensive background check — or both — before hiring correctional officer candidates.

Status: Heard Jan. 22 in the House Judiciary Committee. A companion bill in the Senate, SB272, is awaiting a hearing in the Senate Finance Committee.

Del. Neil Parrott, R-Washington

Bill number: HB976

Summary: Authorizes counties to set minimum wages

Status: Scheduled for hearing at 1 p.m. March 5 in the House Economic Matters Committee

Del. William Wivell, R-Washington

Bill number: HB51

Summary: Exempts the sales and use tax on building materials in five Washington County business development areas.

Status: Heard Jan. 31 in the House Ways and Means Committee. A companion bill filed in the Senate by Sen. Andrew Serafini, SB106, was heard Jan. 30 in the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee.

— Tamela Baker