Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3529
(House of Representatives - November 19, 2013)

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           By Mr. MEADOWS:
       H.R. 3529.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article 1, Section 8, Clause 1:
       Congress shall have Power to lay and collect Taxes, Duties, 
     Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the 
     common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but 
     all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout 
     the United States.