Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3201
(House of Representatives - October 13, 2011)

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           By Ms. WATERS:
       H.R. 3201.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article I, Section 5, Clause 2
       Each House may determine the Rules of its Proceedings, 
     punish its Members for disorderly Behaviour, and, with the 
     Concurrence of two thirds, expel a Member.
       Article I, Section 8, Clause 18
       The Congress shall have Power to make all Laws which shall 
     be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the 
     foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by the 
     Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in 
     any Department or Officer thereof.