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. 1803
(House of Representatives - April 26, 2013)
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[Page H2395] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. HUDSON: H.R. 1803. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article 1 Section 8 Clause 3 states: ``To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes . . . To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.''