Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 249; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 2
(House of Representatives - January 04, 2017)

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           By Mr. BABIN:
       H.R. 249.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article I, Section 9, Clause 7: No Money shall be drawn 
     from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made 
     by Law; and a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts 
     and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from 
     time to time.