Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2148
(House of Representatives - May 23, 2013)

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           By Mr. CARSON of Indiana:
       H.R. 2148.
       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.