February 26, 2019 - Issue: Vol. 165, No. 35 — Daily Edition116th Congress (2019 - 2020) - 1st Session
Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 1376; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 35
(House of Representatives - February 26, 2019)
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[Page H2235] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. LOWENTHAL: H.R. 1376. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution ``The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defence and general welfare of the United States; but all duties, imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States; to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the serveral states, and with the indian tribes.''