Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Illinois Public Pension Amendment, HJRCA 49 (2012)

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 09:41, 12 July 2012 by EPrem (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Public Pension Amendment
Flag of Illinois.png
Quick stats
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]

See also

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Suggest a link

External links

References