H.R. 6460 (110th): Great Lakes Legacy Reauthorization Act of 2008


Jul 10, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 8, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 8, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-365


Vernon Ehlers

Representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2008
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide for the remediation of sediment contamination in areas of concern, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Great Lakes Legacy Reauthorization Act of 2008 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to define:(1) "site characterization" as a process for ... Read more >


Jul 10, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 31, 2008
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 18, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 25, 2008
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 2008
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Sep 28, 2008
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 8, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6460”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


46 cosponsors (23R, 23D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 18, 2008 5:33 p.m.
Passed 371/20
Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment
Sep 28, 2008 5:12 p.m.
Passed 411/9

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