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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 1788
(House of Representatives - April 26, 2013)

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           By Mrs. BACHMANN:
       H.R. 1788.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       This legislation makes specific changes to existing law in 
     a manner that allows the States and the People to reclaim 
     certain powers from current Federal government control, in 
     accordance with Amendment X to the United States 
     Constitution. Article I, Section 8, Clause 3 of the United 
     States Constitution grants Congress the power to regulate 
     commerce, such as that considered by this legislation. 
     Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 of the United States 
     Constitution grants the president the power to make treaties, 
     such as those that must be adhered to under this Act. Article 
     I, Section 8, Clause 8 of the United States Constitution 
     grants Congress the power to ``make all Laws which shall be 
     necessary and proper for carrying into Execution'' the powers 
     granted to them under Article I, Section 8 and those granted 
     to the president under Article II, Section 2.

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