Necessary and Proper Clause

Definition of "Necessary and Proper Clause"
  1. A portion of the U.S. Constitution found in Article I, Section 8, that gives Congress the authority to enact all laws that are critical for executing its own duties and the responsibilities of the entire federal government
How to use "Necessary and Proper Clause" in a sentence
  1. Under the Necessary and Proper Clause, the Congress could pass legislation facilitating the implementation of its powers.
  2. The Necessary and Proper Clause was invoked to support the constitutionality of certain government measures.
  3. Many debates arise over the extent of laws passed under the Necessary and Proper Clause.

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