Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
October 21, 2019
116th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 165, No. 166 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 4771; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 166
(House of Representatives - October 21, 2019)
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[Page H8298] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] 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''