H.R. 4051 (99th): Emergency Great Lakes Level Reduction Act

Introduced:
Jan 23, 1986 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Mark Siljander
Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district
Party
Republican
 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 23, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 23, 1986
Referred to Committee Jan 23, 1986
 
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.

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Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (5R, 1D) (show)
Committees

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Water Resources and Environment

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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 its shoreline and others of the Great Lakes during periods of abnormally high water levels.

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