The Wisconsin Teacher Retirement Benefits Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 3, 1956 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.
- This amendment modified Article IV, Section 26 of the Wisconsin Constitution to allow for increases in teacher retirement benefits when approved by the legislature on a three-forth vote.
| Question 1|
| Yes|| 365,560|| 58.88%|
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1958
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall section 26 of article IV of the state constitution be amended so as to permit increased benefits for teachers under a teachers' retirement system when such increased benefits are provided by a legislative act passed on a call of yeas and nays by a three-forth vote of all members elected to both houses of the legislature?"
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: SJR 21 & JR 41 (1953)
- Second Legislative Approval: SJR 8 & JR 17 (1955)