About the resolution
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. The compact is the means by which the states implement the governors' commitments under the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resources Agreement that also includes the ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 24, 2008
Length: 26 pages
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.
What stakeholders are saying
S.J.Res. 45 (110th) was a joint 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.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). S.J.Res. 45 — 110th Congress: Great Lakes--St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/sjres45
“S.J.Res. 45 — 110th Congress: Great Lakes--St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 24, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/sjres45>
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