Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 4771; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 166
(House of Representatives - October 21, 2019)

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            By Mr. CUNNINGHAM:
        H.R. 4771.
        Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Art. 1, Sec. 8, Cl. 1 ``The Congress shall have Power To . 
     . . provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the 
     United States;''
       Art. 1, Sec. 8, Cl. 18 ``To make all Laws which shall be 
     necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the 
     foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this 
     Constitution in the Government of the United States or in any 
     Department or Officer thereof''