"Should the Illinois Constitution be amended to require that each school district receive additional revenue, based on their number of students, from an additional 3% tax on income greater than one million dollars?"
If the Senate approves the measure, the voters' majority opinion would be conveyed to the General Assembly for their consideration as to whether the state constitution should be amended. The Generaly Assembly would then need three-fifths to ratify the measure, and it would be sent back to the voters for approval.
Madigan attempted to get the constitutional amendment itelf on the November ballot, but was unable to gather the needed higher standard of three-fifths approval in the House.
What questions would you ask about the wording of this proposal?
The House roll call (below the fold) on HB 3816 included two Democrats - Scott Drury and Jack Franks - crossing the aisle to join Republicans, who all voted "no."