Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 1592
(House of Representatives - April 17, 2013)

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            By Mr. MICA:
        H.R. 1592.
        Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution, 
     specifically Clause 1 (relating to providing for the general 
     welfare of the United States) and Clause 18 (relating to the 
     power to make all laws necessary and proper for carrying out 
     the powers vested in Congress), and Article IV, Section 3, 
     Clause 2 (relating to the power of Congress to dispose of and 
     make all needful rules and regulations respecting the 
     territory or other property belonging to the United States).