Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2218; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 72
(House of Representatives - April 27, 2017)

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            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.