Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 6308; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 111
(House of Representatives - July 03, 2018)

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            By Mr. TONKO:
        H.R. 6308.
        Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       The constitutional authority of Congress to enact this 
     legislation is provided by Article I, Section 8 of the United 
     States Constitution (Clauses 12, 13, 14, 16, and 18), which 
     grants Congress the power to raise and support an Army; to 
     provide and maintain a Navy; to make rules for the government 
     and regulation of the land and naval forces; to provide for 
     organizing, arming, and disciplining the militia; and to make 
     all laws necessary and proper for carrying out the foregoing 
     powers.

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