The obscure CRA gives Congress 60 days to reverse any new regulation added to the Federal Register by a sitting President. It’s only been used one time before – in March 2001 when President George W. Bush eliminated a rule requiring employers to prevent “ergonomic injuries” in the workplace.
The GOP-controlled Congress passed five such CRA measures under Barack Obama’s administration, but he vetoed each one.
However, President Trump now has seven CRA signatures under his belt, and as Reason Magazine points out, and there are more on the way.
Next up is the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule” which bans companies from receiving federal contracts if they have a history of violating wage, labor or workplace safety laws.
Then a Bureau of Land Management Rule called “Planning 2.0” that gives the feds a bigger role in land use decisions
And two regulations on measuring school performance under the so-called “Every Student Succeeds Act.”
Reason reports on other Trump deregulatory activity that has included:Read more at TheFederalistpapers