Russian Prime Minister instructed to prepare amendments to the legislation on granting concessions on contributions for major repairs for the elderly. The state Duma adopted a decision to support the bill to release of payment for normal conditions of persons older than 80 years.
MOSCOW, 4 Dec. The bill on introduction of privileges on payment of contributions for capital repairs for the elderly on Friday will consider in the Duma in the first reading, the second “United Russia” intends to make amendments that extend the list of categories of citizens that will be affected by these perks, told journalists the Vice-speaker of the state Duma, Secretary of the General Council EP Sergei Neverov.
Last week the head of the government Dmitry Medvedev instructed the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of construction and the Ministry of labour prepares amendments to legislation on granting concessions on contributions for major repairs for the elderly. Earlier it was informed that the government will encourage regions to compensate for 50% of the payment for the repair for lonely elderly people over 70 years of age, and to provide compensation at 100% size for older Russians over 80 years old. In addition, the government agreed to compensate 50% of contributions for capital repairs for the disabled in groups I and II, as well as for families with children with disabilities.
“In order to promptly implement these measures, we have decided to support has already introduced a bill that proposes to completely exempt from payment for the overhaul of citizens older than 80 years. And today the document will be considered in the first reading”, — said Neverov. The “United Russia” considers that the list of categories, which will be subject to the exemption for payment of contributions for capital repairs, should be enhanced, stressed the Secretary of the General Council.
“We propose to reduce by 50% the amount of contributions for capital repairs for persons with disabilities 1 and 2 groups, families with children with disabilities and living alone citizens over 70 years of age. Such amendment of the “United Russia” will contribute to the second reading”, — said Vice-speaker of the state Duma, noting that the Federal budget already includes funds to compensate the regions incentives for the repair.
“We have made an appropriate amendment to the second reading of the budget, was joined by representatives of all factions”, — said Neverov.
Earlier, the deputies of “Fair Russia” headed by the leader of fraction Sergey Mironov and the Chairman of the Committee on housing and communal services Galina Khovanskaya submitted to the state Duma a bill which proposes to enshrine the right of Russian regions to take a decision on exemption of owners of premises in apartment houses, which pensioners living alone over the age of 80 years, from the payment of contributions for capital repairs to maintain their standard of living. United Russia decided to accede to the bill.