Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 5977
(House of Representatives - June 20, 2012)

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           By Mr. SMITH of Texas:
       H.R. 5977.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       The authority to enact this bill is derived from, but may 
     not be limited to, Article I, Section 8, Clause 3 of the 
     United States Constitution.