Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
April 27, 2017
115th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 163, No. 72 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2204; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 72
(House of Representatives - April 27, 2017)
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[Page H2942] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. HULTGREN: H.R. 2204. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Section 8, Clause 18: To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof. Section 8, Clause 3: To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes.