S.J.Res. 45 (110th): Great Lakes--St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact


Jul 23, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 3, 2008

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 3, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-342


Carl Levin

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2008
Length: 26 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

A joint resolution expressing the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact regarding water resources in the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Basin.

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Jul 23, 2008

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Aug 1, 2008
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 23, 2008
Passed House

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Oct 3, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


15 cosponsors (12D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Sep 23, 2008 12:09 p.m.
Passed 390/25

Related Bills
H.R. 6577 (Related)
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact

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Last Action: Jul 30, 2008

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