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Jan 23, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986
This bill was introduced on January 23, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district
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.
1/23/1986--Introduced.Emergency Great Lakes Level Reduction Act - Authorizes the Chief of Engineers to temporarily increase the diversion of water from Lake Michigan at Chicago, Illinois, to alleviate water damage on ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr4051>
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