Bill Text: IL HJRCA0018 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Proposes to amend the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Constitution. Repeals a provision that specifies that membership in any pension or retirement system of the State, any unit of local government or school district, or any agency or instrumentality thereof shall be an enforceable contractual relationship, the benefits of which shall not be diminished or impaired. Effective upon being declared adopted.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 9-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-04 - Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson [HJRCA0018 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HJRCA0018-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
HC0018

Introduced , by Rep. Joe Sosnowski

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
ILCON Art. XIII, Sec. 5

Proposes to amend the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Constitution. Repeals a provision that specifies that membership in any pension or retirement system of the State, any unit of local government or school district, or any agency or instrumentality thereof shall be an enforceable contractual relationship, the benefits of which shall not be diminished or impaired. Effective upon being declared adopted.
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1
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION
2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
3 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
4HUNDREDTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE SENATE
5CONCURRING HEREIN, that there shall be submitted to the
6electors of the State for adoption or rejection at the general
7election next occurring at least 6 months after the adoption of
8this resolution a proposition to amend Section 5 of Article
9XIII of the Illinois Constitution as follows:
10
ARTICLE XIII
11
GENERAL PROVISIONS
12 (ILCON Art. XIII, Sec. 5)
13SECTION 5. PENSION AND RETIREMENT RIGHTS (REPEALED)
14 Membership in any pension or retirement system of the
15State, any unit of local government or school district, or any
16agency or instrumentality thereof, shall be an enforceable
17contractual relationship, the benefits of which shall not be
18diminished or impaired.
19(Source: Illinois Constitution.)
20
SCHEDULE
21 This Constitutional Amendment takes effect upon being
22declared adopted in accordance with Section 7 of the Illinois

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