February 11, 2020 - Issue: Vol. 166, No. 28 — Daily Edition116th Congress (2019 - 2020) - 2nd Session
Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 5855; Congressional Record Vol. 166, No. 28
(House of Representatives - February 11, 2020)
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[Page H1047] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. RUPPERSBERGER: H.R. 5855. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: According to Article I, Section 8, Clause 18 of the Constitution, Congress has the power to institute legislation which is necessary and proper for the protection of the American people.