Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2165
(House of Representatives - May 23, 2013)

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            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;
       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.