Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2501
(House of Representatives - June 25, 2013)

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            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.''