In the state Duma introduced a law on expansion of powers of Regardie

A bill to expand the powers of Regardie registered in the State Duma. The author of the project was the Chairman of the Duma Committee for security and combating corruption Vasily Piskarev.

One of the points of the bill provides permission to employees of Regardie and the Ministry of interior to access medical information of the Russians, in particular, the presence of citizens of medical contraindications to management of the transportation or possession of firearms.

As stated in the explanatory note to the bill, information about medical contraindications or limitations of the citizens to control the vehicle, the possession of firearms and the implementation of security activities will allow Regardie effectively to perform its functions on control over arms trafficking.

In the explanatory note to the bill States that the employees of divisions of private security of Regardie do not have the authority for the bringing of offenders to law-enforcement agencies to compile a Protocol on administrative offense.

“In this regard, the bill proposes to amend paragraph 3 of part 1 of article 27.2 of the administrative code change providing for the appointment of staff of national guard troops of the Russian Federation at revealing of the administrative offences provided for by articles 19.3, 20.1 – 20.3, 20.5, 20.8, 20.13, 20.17 – 20.22 administrative code, powers for the conveyance of individuals to the premises of the Department of interior, office of territorial body of Regardie or premises of the local government of a rural settlement for the purposes of drawing up the Protocol on administrative offense”, — the document says.

In mid-November, the Deputy commander of Regardie Sergey Erygin told that the national guard will not buy tanks. He explained that to heavy weapons, the Agency does not plan to return, because “there is the internal environment that determined the equipment of the troops of the National guard of such samples.”

At the same time he noted that artillery weapons remained in the army of Regardie. “Just in case it should be”, he said and explained that the artillery is mostly located in the North Caucasian Federal district. According to Erigena, such weapons may be necessary to support special forces during operations in mountainous terrain.

In June 2016, the state Duma passing the law on Regardie second reading, expanded the powers of the superstructure in comparison with the presidential version of the law. President Vladimir Putin announced the creation of the National guard on the basis of the internal troops (VV) of the interior Ministry 5 April 2016.