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

Introduced:

Jan 23, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Mark Siljander

Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district

Republican

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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History

Jan 23, 1986
 
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