Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
April 26, 2013
113th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 159, No. 59 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 1764
(House of Representatives - April 26, 2013)
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[Page H2394] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. LUCAS: H.R. 1764. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article 1, Section 8, Clause 3 of the United States Constitution. This bill places a temporary prohibition on covered agencies from purchasing ammunition. The purpose of the prohibition is to determine the effect government purchases have on the price of ammunition, an instrument of interstate commerce.