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The '''Illinois Public Pension Amendment''' may appear on the [[Illinois 2012 ballot measures|November 2012 ballot]] in [[Illinois]] as a {{lrcafull}}. The measure would require a three-fifths approval by the General Assembly, city councils, and school districts that wish to increase the pension benefits of their employees. The measure is sponsored by Representative [[Michael Madigan]].<ref name="HouseOK">[http://jg-tc.com/news/house-oks-pension-amendment-making-sweetening-more-difficult/article_ce3db010-89cb-11e1-8844-0019bb2963f4.html ''Springfield Bureau'' "House OKs pension amendment making ‘sweetening’ more difficult," April 18, 2012]</ref>
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The '''Illinois Public Pension Amendment''' will appear on the [[Illinois 2012 ballot measures|November 2012 ballot]] in [[Illinois]] as a {{lrcafull}}. If passed, the measure would require a three-fifths approval by the General Assembly, city councils, and school districts that wish to increase the pension benefits of their employees. The measure is sponsored by Representative [[Michael Madigan]].<ref name="HouseOK">[http://jg-tc.com/news/house-oks-pension-amendment-making-sweetening-more-difficult/article_ce3db010-89cb-11e1-8844-0019bb2963f4.html ''Springfield Bureau'' "House OKs pension amendment making ‘sweetening’ more difficult," April 18, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 09:33, 4 May 2012

Public Pension Amendment
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:Illinois Constitution
Referred by:Illinois State Legislature
Topic:Pension
Status:On the ballot

The Illinois Public Pension Amendment will appear on the November 2012 ballot in Illinois as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. If passed, the measure would require a three-fifths approval by the General Assembly, city councils, and school districts that wish to increase the pension benefits of their employees. The measure is sponsored by Representative Michael Madigan.[1]

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See also: Amending the Illinois Constitution

To qualify for the 2012 ballot, the measure requires a 60% vote approval by both the House and the Senate.

On Wednesday, April 18, 2012, the House passed the amendment on a vote of 113-0.[1]

On Thursday, May 3, the Senate passed the amendment on to the ballot with a 51-2 vote.[2]

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