Illinois Public Pension Amendment, HJRCA 49 (2012)

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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 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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