The Committee of the state Duma supported the amendment on the law of the ex-presidents to be senators for life

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the Committee of the state Duma supported the amendment to the Constitution about the right of former presidents to become members of the Federation Council for life. About it reports TASS.

According to the amendment, the Federation Council will be able to enter the presidency after the end of his term, and after the early resignation. While they retain the right to refuse the mandate of a member of the Federation Council. The amendments change, in the fifth Chapter of the Constitution.

Earlier this initiative was supported by the Chairman of the upper chamber of Parliament Valentina Matvienko. According to her, the consolidation of this position will allow you to pay tribute to people who have made great contributions to the country’s development.

on the Eve of state Duma Deputy and co-chair of the working group on preparation of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation Pavel Krasheninnikov said that the presidents of Russia after addition of the authority will be able to get lifetime status senators. The initiative brought representatives of the working group on the basis of examples of upper houses in different countries.

currently there are many initiatives concerning amendments to the Constitution. So, recently proposed in the Constitution of Russia to consolidate the motto of the state. In addition, the deputies of the State Duma has made the initiative of the appearance of the phrase “the Union of man and woman” as the definition of traditional marriage.

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