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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.
Senator from Michigan
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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2008
Length: 26 pages
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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 45”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/sjres45>
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