Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
June 26, 2012
112th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 158, No. 97 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 6026
(House of Representatives - June 26, 2012)
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[Page H4064] By Mr. RICHMOND: H.R. 6026. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: This bill is introduced pursuant to the powers granted to Congress under the General Welfare Clause (Art. 1 Sec. 8 Cl. 1), the Commerce Clause (Art. 1 Sec. 8 Cl. 3), and the Necessary and Proper Clause (Art. 1 Sec. 8 Cl. 18). Further, this statement of constitutional authority is made for the sole purpose of compliance with clause 7 of Rule XII of the Rules of the House of Representatives and shall have no bearing on judicial review of the accompanying bill.