Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
January 12, 2017
115th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 163, No. 8 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 513; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 8
(House of Representatives - January 12, 2017)
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[Page H473] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. YOUNG of Alaska: H.R. 513. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article IV, Section 3, Clause 2 ``The Congress shall have Power to dispose of and make all needful Rules and Regulations respecting the Territory or other Property belonging to the United States; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to Prejudice any Claims of the United States, or of any particular State.''