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. 1782
(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. RIGELL: H.R. 1782. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article IV, section 3, clause 2 of the U.S. Constitution: ``The Congress shall have the Power to dispose of and make all needful Rules and Regulations respecting the Territory or other Property belonging to the United States; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to Prejudice any Claims of the United States, or of any particular State.''