Representative Gene G. Abdallah — 2011


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Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 10
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Retired Law Enforcement


Session Committees

JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1108revise certain provisions with regard to the rights of industrial and construction equipment dealers. 
SB 142repeal the requirement that members of certain boards and commissions receive the advice and consent of the Senate.  
SC 7 Honoring Dennis Olson of Brandon as the 2010 winner of the South Dakota Municipal League Excellence in Municipal Government Award. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1054increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. 
HB 1056establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. 
HB 1066provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. 
HB 1090provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. 
HB 1100prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
HB 1101provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1102revise certain provisions concerning the presumption of legitimacy of children born or conceived in wedlock. 
HB 1135require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. 
HB 1139remove the prohibition against certain appointive officers lobbying after completing their service in state government. 
HB 1140require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. 
HB 1158revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. 
HB 1159create an ombudsman position to assist taxpayers with property assessment appeals. 
HB 1172require the issuance of a request for proposals concerning the administration of the Medicaid program.  
HB 1174revise certain provisions concerning alcoholic beverage licenses issued at the county fairgrounds. 
HB 1183protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. 
HB 1184limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 
HB 1197require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. 
HB 1205provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. 
HB 1207allow the consignment or auction of certain out-of-state vehicles and motorcycles. 
HB 1215repeal certain refund provisions of the motor fuel tax for certain nonhighway agricultural use of motor fuels and to provide for the distribution of such motor fuel tax. 
HB 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
HB 1217establish certain legislative findings pertaining to the decision of a pregnant mother considering termination of her relationship with her child by an abortion, to establish certain procedures to better insure that such decisions are voluntary, uncoerced, and informed, and to revise certain causes of action for professional negligence relating to performance of an abortion. 
HB 1225conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. 
HB 1239increase the amount transferred from the health care and education enhancement trust funds. 
HB 1252grant certain authority to municipalities and counties regarding outdoor advertising structures. 
HC 1001Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. 
HC 1002Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. 
HC 1008Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. 
HC 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring the Mitchell School District Board of Education on its selection to receive the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence for 2011. 
HC 1017commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. 
HC 1019Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
HC 1020commending and honoring David Linngren, a member of the Watertown School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2010. 
HC 1023Congratulating and honoring the Flandreau Fliers High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11B Championship season. 
HC 1024Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. 
HC 1027Commending and honoring Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin for her six and a half years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. 
HC 1037Commending and congratulating SaiSai Chen, a junior at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, on her attainment of a perfect score on the SAT Reasoning Test. 
HC 1038Commending and congratulating Sioux Falls Lincoln High School graduates, Renugan Raidoo and Sarah Swenson, on being named Rhodes Scholars for 2011. 
HC 1039Commending and honoring SrA Blaine H. Reynolds for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 
HC 1040Commending and honoring Tsgt Jason C. Mark for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1041Commending and honoring MSgt Jonathan L. Goehring for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1042Commending and honoring TSgt Thomas D. Dummermuth for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Honor Guard Member of the Year. 
HC 1043Commending and honoring MSgt Scott H. Leebens for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. 
HC 1044Commending and honoring Sgt. Tanner Haines for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (NCO) award. 
HC 1045Commending and honoring all the personnel of the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing for their selection as the most outstanding Air National Guard fighter unit in the nation. 
HC 1046Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. 
HC 1050Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. 
HC 1052Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. 
HCR 1004Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. 
HCR 1007Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 
HCR 1011Expressing support for civic education in the public schools in South Dakota, and recognizing March 9, 2011, as Civic Education Day at the state capitol. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 
SB 59revise certain provisions clarifying that counties are not responsible for constructing, repairing, and maintaining roads contained in improvement districts. 
SB 64provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. 
SB 70prohibit the creation of private transfer fee obligations and to require certain procedures for notice and disclosure for existing private transfer fee obligations. 
SB 77require school boards to approve pick-up locations for any open enrolled students who are transported in their resident school districts by receiving school districts. 
SB 83revise certain requirements relating to the publication of municipal ordinances and resolutions. 
SB 87prohibit local exchange carriers from assessing certain access stimulation charges and to establish certain penalties. 
SB 88revise certain penalties involving the bribery of a voter. 
SB 97revise the membership of certain local boards of equalization. 
SB 107require the state to provide the public with access to an electronic database containing certain information on any loans, grants, or tax rebates provided by the state for the purpose of economic development. 
SB 124authorize the Bureau of Administration to construct a maintenance shop in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 128require the Commission of Human Rights to meet no less than annually. 
SB 141grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol consumption related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
SB 149establish policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. 
SB 152revise certain provisions concerning state aid to education, to revise and provide for the adjustment of the per student allocation for the state aid to general education formula, and to revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. 
SB 161prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status. 
SB 162provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency. 
SB 164revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of traffic on municipal streets. 
SB 170amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. 
SB 171provide for the creation of housing with services establishments for persons with dementia. 
SB 173allow specific details of alleged sex crimes against minors be suppressed under certain conditions. 
SB 176provide for the crime of human trafficking, to establish the elements and degrees of the crime, and to provide penalties for the violation thereof. 
SB 193authorize counties to issue additional on-sale licenses for certain facilities located on hunting preserves. 
SC 2Commending and honoring United States Representative Gabrielle Giffords, United States District Court Judge John Roll, and all those who lost their lives and demonstrated courage in light of the tragedy that occurred in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, January 8, 2011. 
SC 4Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. 
SC 13Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. 
SC 15Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. 
SC 17Commending and honoring Jim Schlekeway, a teacher in the Mobridge-Pollock School District, on his retirement from the school district after forty-three exceptional years in education. 
SC 23Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. 
SCR 2Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 

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