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Old April 23, 2013, 01:36 PM   #20
Frank Ettin
Join Date: November 23, 2005
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Originally Posted by rajbcpa
Does the Commerce clause say the federal government cannot regulate inter-state commerce - say a transaction between two citizens of NY or two citizens of California or two citizens of Florida?...
What the Commerce Clause says, exactly is (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3):
Section. 8.

The Congress shall have Power ...

To ...

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;...
And what that means in application to varying situations has been, is, and will be decided, as the question comes up, by the federal courts.
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