commerce clause of the constitution

commerce clause of the constitution

Article I, Section 8, Clause 3 of the United States Constitution. This clause empowers Congress “to regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes.”The commerce clause has provided the most powerful tool available to the federal government for spreading its legislative and regulatory reach into the lives of everyday Americans.

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California has prevailed in lawsuits, including six from major egg-producing states that argued the state is dictating market prices in other states in violation of the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
At the same time, he said it violates the commerce clause of the Constitution because it imposes burdens on interstate commerce.
Chief Justice John Roberts has written in an opinion for the majority that the Commerce Clause of the Constitution gives Congress no more authority to require the purchase of health insurance than to require the purchase of broccoli.
Because the Amazon law would unfavorably affect many of its members, the DMA brought suit, seeking to have the law invalidated because it violates the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) today urged a federal appeals court to reinstate its lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare arguing that the individual mandate, which forces Americans to purchase health insurance, violates the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
Their central argument is that the Commerce Clause of the Constitution cannot be interpreted to allow government penalties on Americans for refusing to buy a product, or as Virginia's lawsuit puts it, for "an absence of commerce.
The health care bill references the Commerce Clause of the Constitution as providing the authority to enact an individual mandate.
The A-B InBev lawsuit claims that the ruling violates the commerce clause of the Constitution.
Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority that county flow control ordinances, which treat in-state private business interests exactly the same as out-of-state, do not discriminate against interstate commerce in violation of the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
The issue presented is whether the imposition of the West Virginia Business Franchise and Corporate Net Income Taxes on an out-of-state corporation having no physical presence within West Virginia violates the Commerce Clause of the Constitution by unduly burdening interstate commerce.
Manufacturers/ sellers' liability for the third party misuse of a firearm is a post transactional event, which would fall outside the commerce clause of the Constitution.
This is clearly an issue of protectionism, at odds with the Commerce Clause of the Constitution,'' he said.

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