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

Introduced:

Jul 23, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 3, 2008

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

Law:

Pub.L. 110-342

Sponsor:

Carl Levin

Senator from Michigan

Democrat

Text:

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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.

Summary

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact is a legally binding interstate compact among the U.S. states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The compact details how the states manage the use of the Great Lakes Basin's water supply and builds on the 1985 Great Lakes Charter and its 2001 Annex ...

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History

Jul 23, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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

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

Oct 3, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

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