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 Bill Status of HJRCA0049  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  CONAMEND-PENSION INCREASE VOTE

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Madigan, André M. Thapedi and Fred Crespo

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John J. Cullerton - Iris Y. Martinez - Jeffrey M. Schoenberg)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/3/2012HouseAdopted Both Houses
 
ILCON Art. XIII, Sec. 5.1 new 


Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that no bill, except a bill for appropriations, that provides a benefit increase under any pension or retirement system of the State, any unit of local government or school district, or any agency or instrumentality thereof, shall become law without the concurrence of three-fifths of the members elected to each house of the General Assembly. Provides requirements for passage if the Governor vetoes a bill or returns a bill with specific recommendations for change. Provides that no ordinance, resolution, rule, or other action of the governing body, or an appointee or employee of the governing body, of any unit of local government or school district that provides an emolument increase to an official or employee that has the effect of increasing the amount of the pension or annuity that an official or employee could receive as a member of a pension or retirement system shall be valid without the concurrence of three-fifths of the members of that governing body. Provides that no action of the governing body, or an appointee or employee of the governing body, of any pension or retirement system created or maintained for the benefit of officers or employees of the State, any unit of local government or school district, or any agency or instrumentality thereof that results in a beneficial determination shall be valid without the concurrence of three-fifths of the members of that governing body. Defines terms. Effective January 9, 2013.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  4/9/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  4/10/2012HouseRead in Full a First Time
  4/10/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/10/2012HouseAssigned to Personnel and Pensions Committee
  4/17/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Personnel and Pensions Committee; 009-000-000
  4/17/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  4/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/17/2012HouseRead in Full a Second Time
  4/17/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André M. Thapedi
  4/18/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/18/2012HouseRead in Full a Third Time
  4/18/2012House3/5 Vote Required
  4/18/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/18/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  4/18/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/18/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/19/2012SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/24/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/26/2012SenateBe Adopted Executive; 014-000-000
  4/26/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 26, 2012; Constitutional Amendments
  4/26/2012SenateRead in Full a First Time
  4/26/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 1, 2012; Constitutional Amendments
  4/26/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  4/26/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/1/2012SenateRead in Full a Second Time
  5/1/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 2, 2012; Constitutional Amendments
  5/1/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  5/2/2012SenateSponsor Removed Sen. William R. Haine
  5/3/2012SenateRead in Full a Third Time
  5/3/2012SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/3/2012Senate3/5 Vote Required
  5/3/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-002-000
  5/3/2012HouseAdopted Both Houses

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