Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
November 19, 2013
113th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 159, No. 165 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3531
(House of Representatives - November 19, 2013)
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[Page H7252] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. RENACCI: H.R. 3531. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Congress created a health care program called Medicare that is operated by the federal government. This bill would improve the efficiency and fairness of that program, especially access to care, while affecting interstate commerce, which Congress has the power to regulate under Article I, Section 8, Clause 3.