[Congressional Record Volume 159, Number 4 (Tuesday, January 15, 2013)]
[House]
[Page H171]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]

           By Mrs. McMORRIS RODGERS:
       H.R. 267.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       The Constitutional authority in which this bill rests is 
     the power of the Congress to regulate Commerce as enumerated 
     by Article I, Section 8, Clause 3 as applied to waterways for 
     the development of hydroelectric power and flood control.