The only rules that prevented this are all being repealed, and won’t be reinstated any time soon (it would take an act of congress).
The most popular use of webcams is the establishment of video links, permitting computers to act as videophones or videoconference stations.
When sent to a remote location, the video stream may be saved, viewed or on sent there.
Unlike an IP camera (which connects using Ethernet or Wi-Fi), a webcam is generally connected by a USB cable, or similar cable, or built into computer hardware, such as laptops.
The Congressional Review Act (CRA) was passed in 1996 to allow Congress to overrule regulations created by government agencies.
Prior to 2017, congress had only successfully used the CRA once.