On Wednesday, the law will consider the Federation Council. After the adoption of law it will be possible to revoke the mandates of MPs at all levels if they are not provided within the period of the income statement.
MOSCOW, 27 Jan. The profile Committee of the Federation Council on constitutional legislation supported Monday the law about deprivation of mandates of MPs at all levels for undeclared in the period income and expenses, reported the Chairman of Committee Andrey Klishas.
The Federation Council will consider the law at the meeting on Wednesday. In accordance with the document, it becomes possible to revoke the mandates of parliamentarians of all levels working on a permanent and non-permanent basis, and persons holding municipal office if they are not provided within the period of the income statement. Under current law, deputies and members of Federation Council annually by April 1 submit information about income, expenses, property and obligations of property character, as well as their spouses and minor children. However, the responsibility for the failure to submit or untimely submission of this information is missing.
“Measures against corruption in our country should not have the character of a certain campaign, our goal for today is systematic work in this direction, it is necessary, first, to consolidate such measures at the legislative level”, — said Klishas.
Previously Klishas and a number of senators and deputies has developed amendments to the bill, spreading its effect on parliamentarians of all levels, in particular, deputies of local authorities; they were taken into account during consideration of the bill in the Duma.
“Municipal deputies are representatives of the authorities, often from local authorities depends on much more than government bodies, if we talk about real people’s lives, about the conditions in which people live and the issues that concern them,” said Klishas.
According to the Senator, amendments aimed in particular at combating corruption, and these amendments do not include any innovations, since all of these requirements in the legislation already contains, only expands the circle of persons against whom these requirements apply.
The constitutional Committee on Tuesday also approved the law on holding on the third Sunday of September, the single day of voting along with elections to the state Duma and the law on the scheme of single-member districts for Duma elections. These laws the Federation Council also will consider at the meeting on Wednesday.