The working group on improving legislative activities of the state Duma proposes MPs to discuss their initiatives with the parliamentary factions before making them to the. On Tuesday, 21 February, reports TASS with reference to first Vice-speaker of the lower house of Ivan Melnikov.
“There are cases when a legislative initiative of deputies of the faction do not meet the programme or campaign platforms, with which the relevant party goes on elections to the state Duma”, — he explained.
Melnikov also said that the faction can help parliamentarians legally correct to one initiative or another.
In addition, he urged the leadership of the factions to audit all of the bills initiated by them, which have lost their relevance. “The representatives of the factions, the faction leaders themselves say that among the large number of bills, of course, there are those who have lost their social significance and do they need to withdraw, if the regulations allow, or offer to consider on a simplified procedure”, — quotes its RIA Novosti.
On 13 February, the Deputy of legislative Assembly of Leningrad region Vladimir Petrov said it plans to award the stars in the sky the authors of the most resonant bills.
According to the “Rating the legislators,” which presented the Fund’s ISSI and promotion Centre law (tssz) in January, in the seventh convocation of the state Duma declined the pace of the legislative process, however, has increased the quality of introduced initiatives. Only from 19 September to 21 December 2016 in the lower house of Parliament was brought 330 bills, of which 133 deputies have prepared yourself.