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:: ''See also: [[Legislatively-referred_constitutional_amendment#60.25_supermajority_2|Amending the Illinois Constitution]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Legislatively-referred_constitutional_amendment#60.25_supermajority_2|Amending the Illinois Constitution]]''
  
To qualify for the 2012 ballot, the measure requires a 60% vote approval by both the [[Illinois House of Representatives|House]] and the [[Illinois Senate|Senate]].
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To qualify for the 2012 ballot, the measure required a 60% vote approval by both the [[Illinois House of Representatives|House]] and the [[Illinois Senate|Senate]].
  
 
On Wednesday, [[BC2012#April|April 18, 2012]], the House passed the amendment on a vote of 113-0.<ref name="HouseOK"/>
 
On Wednesday, [[BC2012#April|April 18, 2012]], the House passed the amendment on a vote of 113-0.<ref name="HouseOK"/>

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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]

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the Illinois Constitution

To qualify for the 2012 ballot, the measure required 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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