Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 736
(House of Representatives - February 14, 2013)

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           By Mr. WELCH:
       H.R. 736.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article 1, 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 this Constitution in the 
     Government of the United States, or in any Department or 
     Officer thereof.