Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 1612
(House of Representatives - April 17, 2013)

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            By Mr. ROGERS of Alabama:
        H.R. 1612.
        Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article 1, Section 8, Clause 1--This bill promotes the 
     general welfare of the United States by returning vacant land 
     to its original charitable donor, Tuskegee University.
       Article 1, Section 8, Clause 18--Creates necessary and 
     proper authority for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to 
     convey the vacant land to Tuskegee University.