The state Duma approved the anti-corruption amendment of the President


RIA Novosti

The state Duma Committee on security and combating corruption was approved in the first reading the anti-corruption amendment, introduced by Vladimir Putin. The lower house is expected to consider them at its meeting on 27 January. The amendments allow to complete the formation of anti-corruption vertical, explain to the appropriate Committee.

According to the Committee, half of corruption crimes are committed at the municipal level. Now check the declarations of income and property, municipal officials and legislators will be the responsibility of heads of regions.

If, during the Governor’s review, it appears that incorrect information, the head of the entity has the right to sue. Or he will appeal to authority, which operates the erring official, a petition for the dismissal of the latter.

“It gives the opportunity to react more effectively to the violations in terms of corruption”, – said the head of the profile Committee Vasily Piskarev. According to his Deputy Anatoly Elected, the amendments will allow to complete the formation of vertically aimed at the prevention of corruption in all power structures.

Amendments in addition, remove restrictions on the management of civil servants of some types of non-profit organizations.

Another novelty: the Declaration will now have to serve the students of the universities in the system of state security bodies. This was a consequence of the scandal of travel around the capital in convoys of cars Gelandewagen graduates of the Academy of the Federal security service, who thus celebrated the completion of the study.