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. 2165
(House of Representatives - May 23, 2013)
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[Page H2957] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. HECK of Nevada: H.R. 2165. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article I, Section 8, Clause 3: The Congress shall have Power To . . . regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes; and Article I, Section 8, Clause 18: . . . 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.