Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 4111; Congressional Record Vol. 160, No. 33
(House of Representatives - February 27, 2014)

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            By Mr. GRAVES of Missouri:
        H.R. 4111.
        Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article 1 Section 8
       ``. . . and provide for the . . . general welfare of the 
     United States . . .''
       ``. . . to make all Laws which shall be necessary and 
     proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers . . 
     .''
       This legislation seeks to reform the Social Security 
     Disability Insurance program. Therefore, it will affect the 
     general welfare of the United States.