Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2486
(House of Representatives - June 25, 2013)

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            By Mrs. CAPPS:
        H.R. 2486.
        Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article IV, Section 3, Clause 2: ``The Congress shall have 
     Power to dispose of and make all needful Rules and 
     Regulations respecting the Territory or other Property 
     belonging to the United States; and nothing in this 
     Constitution shall be so construed as to Prejudice any Claims 
     of the United States, or of any particular State.''