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SB 777 - Amends Chicago Police and Firefighter Pension Plans - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (72-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Chicago Police and Firefighter Pension Plans

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that amends Chicago police and firefighter pension plans.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Chicago city council to levy property taxes at a rate that will produce the following contributions to the police pension fund (Sec. 5):
    • $420 million for tax year 2016;
    • $464 million for tax year 2017;
    • $500 million for tax year 2018;
    • $557 million for tax year 2019; and
    • $579 million for tax year 2020.
  • Requires the Chicago city council to levy property taxes at a rate that will produce the following contributions to the firefighter pension fund (Sec. 6):
    • $199 million for tax year 2016;
    • $208 million for tax year 2017;
    • $227 million for tax year 2018;
    • $235 million for tax year 2019; and
    • $245 million for tax year 2020.
  • Extends the date by which the Chicago city council is required to appropriate 90 percent of police and firefighter pension funds from 2040 to 2055 (Sec. 5).
Note:

NOTE: A THREE- FIFTHS MAJORITY OF THE ELECTED MEMBERS IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (39-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Chicago Police and Firefighter Pension Plans

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that amends Chicago police and firefighter pension plans.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Chicago city council to levy property taxes at a rate that will produce the following contributions to the police pension fund (Sec. 5):
    • $420 million for tax year 2016;
    • $464 million for tax year 2017;
    • $500 million for tax year 2018;
    • $557 million for tax year 2019; and
    • $579 million for tax year 2020.
  • Requires the Chicago city council to levy property taxes at a rate that will produce the following contributions to the firefighter pension fund (Sec. 6):
    • $199 million for tax year 2016;
    • $208 million for tax year 2017;
    • $227 million for tax year 2018;
    • $235 million for tax year 2019; and
    • $245 million for tax year 2020.
  • Extends the date by which the Chicago city council is required to appropriate 90 percent of police and firefighter pension funds from 2040 to 2055 (Sec. 5).
Note:

NOTE: A THREE- FIFTHS MAJORITY OF THE ELECTED MEMBERS IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Chicago Police and Firefighter Pension Plans

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends Chicago Police and Firefighter Pension Plans

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