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. 2218; 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. ROE of Tennessee: H.R. 2218. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article IV, Section 3, Clause 2: The Congress shall have power to dispose of and make all needfull rules and regulations respecting the territory or other property belonging to the United States; and nothing in this Constitution shall be construed as to prejudice any claims of the United States, or of any particular state.