November 21, 2017 - Issue: Vol. 163, No. 190 — Daily Edition115th Congress (2017 - 2018) - 1st Session
Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 4455; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 190
(House of Representatives - November 21, 2017)
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[Page H9433] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. DENHAM: H.R. 4455. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution, specifically Clause 1 (relating to providing for the common defense and general welfare of the United States) and Clause 18 (relating to the power to make all laws necessary and proper for carrying out the powers vested in Congress) and Article I, Section 10, Clause 3 (relating to interstate compacts).