Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 4156; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 132
(House of Representatives - August 02, 2019)

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            By Mr. MEADOWS:
        H.R. 4156.
        Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       Article I, Section 8, Clause II ``The Congress shall have 
     Power To declar War . . .'' And, Article 1, Section 8, Clause 
     14 ``The Congress shall have Power To . . . make Rules for 
     the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces. . 
     . .'' And, Article 1, Section 8, Clause 18 ``The Congress 
     shall have Power 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.''