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-- of businesses face a constant stream of regulations because all -- Americans with disabilities act.
I say some of the law's requirements are simply out of control Republican -- Griffin from Arkansas joins.
Right now congress and we thank you very much for being with us when we -- telling our audience that you were about to come on the show we -- talking about access.
To seeing online ponies.
I think that in -- if you -- -- would you care to elaborate on the story -- Yes -- -- just a little bit these are these are actually ballots thing ponies.
And some folks use small -- -- small horses.
To keep their balance and that's completely.
Fine and and and yeah I'm glad that those are available the issue is whether the federal government.
Stores to change their structure to change the the way -- laid out what have you so that.
These balancing ponies.
Can be brought into.
The stores and there's action there's an actual federal regulation on.
Balancing ponies and get -- yes.
The regulation says that it Monday may be appropriate.
To exclude these balancing ponies from an operating room because that might mess.
The sterile environment may not months.
If a store owner does not accommodate balancing ponies.
He or she could face a lawsuit baseless well well sure it and it'll look at the end of the day.
A lot of these regulations.
They may be well intentioned.
And we certainly won't disabled to have access.
-- wherever they needed.
But I'm 43 years old B 44 this next month.
I've never I.
I had never heard of a balancing pony until one of my constituents.
Who along some convenience stores.
Boldly about it and and I've certainly never seen -- sort of common sense.
Is got to come into play here yet but wait to seconds with respect at how do you bring common sense into a piece of legislation that is twenty years old and which is being litigated to death.
How do you change things how do you do that you -- with lawsuits -- comp insurance well well what I would say as we we certainly need to.
Part of it is to freeze the regulatory structure.
And and -- -- time out that's what we did last week with my.
With my red tape reduction bill the other thing is we need to hold these agencies accountable let me give you one quick example if I can't.
There is a business that is doing starting to do well here in Little Rock.
And it is getting getting on -- -- and they weren't they were required by the federal government.
To build about a fifty foot.
Will -- ran up to their loading dock not to their front entrance.
That -- -- loading dock.
And I they told me well -- what if if someone's gonna come to our store they're not gonna com.
To the loading dock.
And they had to spend 5000 dollars building a -- that may never be used the problem is we are trying to regulate.
For every contingency.
That might have.
-- Congressman Tim Griffin Republican Arkansas thanks so much for joining us I I find this a fascinating subject I I hope you can do something about it but -- on the -- appreciate -- thank you very much.
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