Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 1809
(House of Representatives - April 26, 2013)

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            By Mr. O'ROURKE:
        H.R. 1809.
        Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Clause 18 of section 8 of article I of the Constitution, 
     ``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.''