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- Full Title
To express the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact regarding water resources in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin.
- Summary (CRS)
9/22/2008--Reported to House without amendment.Grants congressional consent to and approval of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact entered into between the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, ...
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Jul 23, 2008
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Jul 30, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6577”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
47 cosponsors (27D, 20R)
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Great Lakes--St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 3, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6577 — 110th Congress: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6577
“H.R. 6577 — 110th Congress: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6577>
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