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. 1772
(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. SMITH of Texas: H.R. 1772. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article I, Section 8, Clause 4 of the United States Constitution enumerating congressional authority ``[t]o establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization.''