The bill provides for a fine of up to ten million rubles for the provision of information with limited access according to the requests of foreign States and organizations without the prior consent of an authorized Federal Executive body.
MOSCOW, 30 Oct. Members of the Duma Committee on property introduced Friday in the state Duma a bill to ban and millions in fines for illegally providing information on requests of foreign States, should be from the database of the lower house of Parliament.
According to the explanatory note, the amendments proposed to the Federal law “On information, information technologies and about information protection” and the RF Code of administrative offences.
“Prohibited if otherwise provided by international agreements of the Russian Federation or other Federal laws, the provision without prior approval of the government of the Russian Federation the Federal Executive body on the information, except as previously circulated, queries, requests or requirements of the foreign States, international organizations, foreign and Russian legal entities controlled by foreign States or foreign organizations, foreign governments and governance, foreign bodies and organizations exercising regulatory, control, Supervisory and other functions”, — stated in the text.
According to the amendment to article 13.14 of the code of administrative offences “the Disclosure of information with limited access” provision of information (except if the provision of such information is criminally punishable) at the request of foreign States, international organizations or under their control organizations, foreign governments and governance, foreign bodies and organizations exercising regulatory, control, Supervisory and other functions without the prior consent of the authorized Federal body of Executive power, in violation of established Federal law — shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount from fifty to one hundred thousand rubles; on officials — from six hundred thousand to one million roubles or disqualification for the term up to three years; on juridical persons — from one million to ten million rubles.”