Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 705
(House of Representatives - February 14, 2013)

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           By Mr. CARTER:
       H.R. 705.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       The constitutional authority of Congress to enact this 
     legislation is provided by Article I, section 8 of the United 
     States Constitution clause 14, which grants Congress the 
     power to make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the 
     land and naval Forces.