Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 291; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 2
(House of Representatives - January 04, 2017)

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            By Mr. YOHO:
        H.R. 291.
        Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article I, Section 6 of the Constitution, which states that 
     ``The Senators and Representatives shall receive a 
     Compensation for their Services, to be ascertained by Law, 
     and paid out of the Treasury of the United States.''