Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
June 25, 2013
113th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 159, No. 92 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2501
(House of Representatives - June 25, 2013)
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[Page H4039] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. ROONEY: H.R. 2501. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article I, section 8, ``to declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water;'' and ``to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian tribes.''