The bill proposes to restrict the rights of citizens declared by the court bankrupt because of their inability to pay the mandatory payments, to occupy state and municipal positions.
MOSCOW, 4 Jan. In the Federation Council expect that the law on early termination of powers of deputies of the bankrupt will be adopted by Parliament during the spring session, the Duma has already won the support of the relevant Committee.
“The bill is supported by the state Duma Committee on Federal structure and local government and recommended to the first reading. We expect that it will be adopted by Parliament during the spring session,” — said the author of the document, Senator Vladimir Poletaev.
The bill, which proposes to restrict the rights of citizens recognized by court by insolvent (bankrupt) due to the inability to pay obligatory payments, to occupy state and municipal positions. According to the Senator, when recognized bankrupt, the Deputy of the Federal or municipal level will have to early terminate their powers.
Poletaev recalled that from October 2015 came into force the Federal law “On insolvency (bankruptcy)”. “The Institute of bankruptcy of individuals in Russia only earned. Today, according to various estimates the Federal bailiff service and the Federal taxation service in our country about 500 thousand debtors, the number of applications for bankruptcy petition does not exceed a few thousand so far”, — he noted.
The Senator noted that in November the bankrupt was first recognized as a state Duma Deputy, the party member “Fair Russia” Oleg Mikheev, its debt totaled more than 175 million rubles.
“This is the first time bankrupt admits the MP, but, I am sure, not the last” — said Poletaev.
Citizens are bankrupt with Deputy mandates, “seriously undermine” the credibility of public power, he said, this may impede effective implementation of its authorities, functions and powers.
Poletaev noted that the implementation of the law will not require budget financing, “the benefit from its introduction is obvious — the law will not only promote the discipline of civil servants, but also the budget of the Russian Federation”.