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Governing Illinois under the 1970 constitution.

Governing Illinois under the 1970 constitution.

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Published by Center for Governmental Studies, Northern Illinois University in [DeKalb .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional law -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by David R. Beam.
      ContributionsBeam, David R., ed., Illinois. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. Center for Governmental Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFI1602 .A75G68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination58 p.
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5328820M
      LC Control Number72181809

        Employees’ rights are secured under the contract at the time of membership in the pension system. SA: The Pension Clause is not meant to protect pensions (a right) at the cost of state services (a duty of the state). The framers of the Constitution rejected proposals for requiring full funding. M: SA mis-characterizes the convention.


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