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. 5946; 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 Mrs. MURPHY of Florida: H.R. 5946. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Congress has the power to enact the Foster Accountability, Integrity, Trust, and Honor (FAITH) in Congress Act pursuant to Article 1, Section 8, Clause 18, the Necessary and Proper Clause. Additionally, Article 1, Section 5, Clause 2 supports the ability of the House to determine the rules of its proceedings and punish its Members for disorderly behavior.