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


Jan 23, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

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


Mark Siljander

Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district


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.

Summary (CRS)

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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Jan 23, 1986

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