Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
May 23, 2013
113th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 159, No. 74 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2147
(House of Representatives - May 23, 2013)
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[Page H2956] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. CARSON of Indiana: H.R. 2147. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Under Clause 1 of Section 8 of Article 1 of the Constitution, Congress has the power to provide for the general welfare of the United States.