Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
November 18, 2019
116th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 165, No. 184 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 5137; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 184
(House of Representatives - November 18, 2019)
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[Page H8959] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. PENCE: H.R. 5137. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article 1, Section 8, Clause 18 of the United States Constitution which grants Congress the authority 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.