[Congressional Record Volume 158, Number 95 (Thursday, June 21, 2012)] [House] [Page H3976] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. SCHIFF: H.R. 6014. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: The Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act is constitutionally authorized under Article I, Section 8, Clause 18, the Necessary and Proper Clause. The Necessary and Proper Clause supports the expansion of congressional authority beyond the explicit authorities that are directly discernible from the text. Additionally, the Preamble to the Constitution provides support of the authority to enact legislation to promote the General Welfare.