Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
May 23, 2018
115th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 164, No. 85 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 5938; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 85
(House of Representatives - May 23, 2018)
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[Page H4694] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Miss GONZALEZ-COLON of Puerto Rico: H.R. 5938. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article I, Section I of the U.S. Constitution ``All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.'' Article I, Section 8, Clause 18 of the U.S. Constitution Congress shall have the 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.''