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- 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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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4051” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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6 cosponsors (5R, 1D) (show)
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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. May 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr4051>
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