Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2541
(House of Representatives - June 27, 2013)

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           By Mrs. HARTZLER:
       H.R. 2541.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article I, Section 8, Clause 18 to prevent the infringement 
     of the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution 
     which reads: ``A well regulated Militia, being necessary to 
     the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep 
     and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.''