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

Jul 23, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Signed by the President on Oct 03, 2008
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 110-342.

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

Jul 23, 2008
Passed Senate
Aug 01, 2008
Passed House
Sep 23, 2008
Signed by the President
Oct 03, 2008
Carl Levin
Senator from Michigan
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Last Updated
Sep 24, 2008
26 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6577 (Related)
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2008

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

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S.J.Res. stands for Senate joint resolution.

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9/23/2008--Public Law.
Grants congressional consent to and approval of the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact as set forth in this resolution's preamble.
Declares that current laws provide protection sufficient to prevent Great Lakes diversions until a Great Lakes water compact is ratified and enforceable.
Reserves the right to alter, amend, or repeal this resolution.

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