Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
February 14, 2013
113th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 159, No. 24 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 736
(House of Representatives - February 14, 2013)
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[Page H549] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] 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.