[Congressional Record Volume 157, Number 55 (Thursday, April 14, 2011)]
[Page H2856]
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           By Mr. McKEON:
       H.R. 1540.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       The constitutional authority on which this bill rests is 
     the power of Congress to ``provide for the common defense,'' 
     ``raise and support armies,'' and ``provide and maintain a 
     navy,'' as enumerated in Article I, Section 8 of the United 
     States Constitution.