The state Duma adopted the law on the limitation of “Golden parachutes” of governors

The state Duma adopted the law on the limitation of “Golden parachutes” of governors


Additional social guarantees in connection with the termination of the authority will be able to get only those officials who have either reached retirement age or unable to work during the work, said the author of the initiative.

MOSCOW, 22 Dec. The state Duma adopted in the second and third reading a bill that restricts “Golden parachutes” for regional officials, including governors.

The document was submitted to the state Duma on 1 April the representatives of the popular front, the state Duma deputies Mikhail Starshinov and Andrew Krasivym.

As explained by the head of the Committee on Federal structure and local government Viktor kidyaev, the point is to limit cases where the Supreme official of constituent subject of the Russian Federation and persons holding public office of a subject of the Russian Federation, can be established social guarantees in connection with the termination of powers, including early.

“The bill allowed the establishment of such guarantees only to those who, first, exercised the powers on professional permanent basis, and secondly, had either reached retirement age or lost capacity to work”, — said the Deputy.

In providing such guarantees would be denied to the persons whose powers were terminated due to failure to observe the prohibitions, restrictions and obligations provided for by legislation of the Russian Federation.

“Not to provide such guarantee of the highest officials is the right of a subject of the Federation. But we insisted that such payments are only available to leaders who honestly and responsibly performed their duties. If the authority were terminated in connection with violations of the law – no payment. Moreover, this requirement should be done on regional and municipal level,” said kidyaev.