Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 4455; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 190
(House of Representatives - November 21, 2017)

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            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).