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HJRCA 0014

No State Tax on Retirement Income

HJRCA 14 resolves by the Illinois House of Representatives, with the concurrence of the Illinois Senate, that there must be submitted to the electors of the state for adoption or rejection at the general election next occurring at least six months after adoption of the resolution a proposition to amend Article IX, Section 3 of the Illinois Constitution to prohibit the state taxation of...

HJRCA 0019

Repeal Constitutional Pension and Retirement Rights

HJRCA 19 resolves by the Illinois House of Representatives, with the concurrence of the Illinois Senate, that there must be submitted to the electors of the state for adoption or rejection at the general election next occurring at least six months after adoption of the resolution a proposition to repeal Article XIII, Section 5 of the Illinois Constitution.

Specifically, HJRCA 19 repeals...

HJRCA 0020

Repeal Constitutional Pension and Retirement Rights

HJRCA 20 resolves by the Illinois House of Representatives, with the concurrence of the Illinois Senate, that there must be submitted to the electors of the state for adoption or rejection at the general election next occurring at least six months after adoption of the resolution a proposition to repeal Article XIII, Section 5 of the Illinois Constitution.

Specifically, HJRCA 20 repeals...

HJRCA 0021

Protect Accrued and Payable Pension and Retirement Benefits

HJRCA 21 resolves by the Illinois House of Representatives, with the concurrence of the Illinois Senate, that there must be submitted to the electors of the state for adoption or rejection at the general election next occurring at least six months after adoption of the resolution a proposition to amend Article XIII, Section 5 of the Illinois Constitution to only protect accrued and payable...

HJRCA 0031

No Subsidy or Bailout of GARS

HJRCA 31 resolves by the Illinois House of Representatives, with the concurrence of the Illinois Senate, that there must be submitted to the electors of the state for adoption or rejection at the general election next occurring at least six months after adoption of the resolution a proposition to amend Article VIII of the Illinois Constitution to add Section 5.

Specifically, HJRCA 31...

HR 0006

Urge Solutions to Windfall Elimination Provision

HR 6 resolves that the Illinois House of Representatives urges President Trump and the United States Congress to continue to work to find a solution to the problems created by the Windfall Elimination Provision.

HR 6 resolves that suitable copies of the resolution be delivered to President Trump, U.S. Senate Majority Leader McConnell, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Schumer, U.S. Speaker...

HR 0027

Oppose Educational Pension Cost Shift

HR 27 resolves that the Illinois House of Representatives states its belief that an educational pension cost shift is financially wrong and would only serve to shift pension burdens from the state to the status of an unfunded mandate.

HR 27 is similar to HR 117 of the 101st General Assembly.

HR 0032

Oppose Tax on Retirement Income

HR 32 resolves that the Illinois House of Representatives states its belief that the Illinois Income Tax Act should not be amended to permit taxing retirement income.

HR 32 resolves that suitable copies of the resolution be delivered to all Illinois constitutional officers, the Speaker and Minority Leader of the Illinois House of Representatives, and the President and Minority Leader...

HR 0117

Oppose Educational Pension Cost Shift

HR 117 resolves, by the Illinois House of Representatives, that the normal cost of pensions for state educators is the responsibility of the state and that the General Assembly should not use the current budget crisis as a reason to shift its financial responsibility for state pension costs to local taxpayers.

HR 117 is similar to HR 27 of the 101st General Assembly.

HR 0343

Urge Divestment from For-Profit Companies that Contract to Shelter Migrant Children

HR 343 resolves, by the Illinois House of Representatives, that the state of Illinois is urged to divest from any for-profit companies that contract to shelter migrant children.

HR 343 further resolves that suitable copies of the resolution be delivered to the Illinois State Board of Investment, the State Universities Retirement System, the Teachers’ Retirement System, and the Office...

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