Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
January 5, 2011
112th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 157, No. 1 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 25
(House of Representatives - January 05, 2011)
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[Page H42] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. WOODALL: H.R. 25. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Clause 1, Section 8 of Article 1 of the United States Constitution which reads: ``The Congress shall have Power to lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts, and Excises, to pay the Debts, and provide for the common Defense and General Welfare of the United States; but all Duties and Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States.''