The bill on amendments to the Constitution received amendments 65

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To the presidential bill on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation received 65 amendments. This was announced by the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.

“According to the Chairman of the relevant Committee, 65 amendments at the beginning of the meeting of the Council (Duma. – Approx. ed.) received. I note I will say that on the morning of the current day were 53 amendments”, – TASS quoted Volodin.

the Deputy said that we are talking about amendments that have been officially submitted to the Duma. The politician added that the amendments require a comprehensive examination, therefore, it was decided to give the special Committee additional time to study them.

January 15, Vladimir Putin during his address to the Federal Assembly announced the amendment of the Constitution. In particular, it is suggested to establish the basic document the status of the State Council, as well as give the Duma the right to approve the candidate for Prime Minister.

Later there was created a working group to prepare amendments to the Constitution. Co-chair, was appointed the head of the constitutional Committee of the Federation Council Andrey Klishas. It includes only 75 people from different fields, including writer Zakhar Prilepin, athlete Yelena Isinbayeva, pianist Denis Matsuev and others.

In late January, the working group on the Constitution has allocated to the thematic subgroup, which included the units of “Social issues, science, culture, International law, Federal bodies of legislative and Executive power”, “Judicial power and the Prosecutor’s office” and “single public authority, local self-government”.

the state Duma adopted in the first reading amendments to the Constitution

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