Congressional Review

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Congressional Review (Public Law 104-121) is the review that says that Congress can nullify, within 60 days after it was issued through a joint resolution, a federal regulation. The law was passed in the 104th U.S. Congress in 1996.

U.S. President Donald Trump has successfully made use of this rule to roll back Obama-era regulations. Prior to Trump's presidency, the Congressional Review Act had been used only once successfully, sixteen years prior.[1]

References

  1. Adriance, Sam (February 16, 2017). President Trump Signs First Congressional Review Act Disapproval Resolution in 16 Years. The National Law Review. Retrieved March 8, 2017.

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