January 4, 2017 - Issue: Vol. 163, No. 2 — Daily Edition115th Congress (2017 - 2018) - 1st Session
Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 291; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 2
(House of Representatives - January 04, 2017)
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[Page H98] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] 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.''