Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3176
(House of Representatives - October 13, 2011)

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           By Mr. GARRETT:
       H.R. 3176.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Tenth Amendment to the Constitution: ``The powers not 
     delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor 
     prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States 
     respectively, or to the people.''