About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to permit a temporary increase in the amount of water diverted from Lake Michigan at Chicago, Illinois, during periods of abnormally high water levels in the Great Lakes for the purpose of alleviating water damage on the shoreline of Lake Michigan and the other Great Lakes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Jan 23, 1986
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4051”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
6 cosponsors (5R, 1D)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4051 — 99th Congress: Emergency Great Lakes Level Reduction Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr4051
“H.R. 4051 — 99th Congress: Emergency Great Lakes Level Reduction Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1986. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr4051>
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