The state Duma rejected the idea to punish deputies from the regions over poor performance


RIA Novosti

The state Duma Committee on Federal structure and local self-government recommended to reject the bill, allowing to deprive of mandates of regional members for the loss of communication with voters and absenteeism. It is reported Agency city news “Moscow” on Tuesday, April 18.

The document was submitted to the lower house of Parliament on 28 December last year. It was developed by the Council of people’s deputies of the Oryol region.

Oryol legislators propose to oblige the regional MPs to communicate with constituents, in particular, to meet with them at least every six months. In addition, the bill deals with the introduction of compulsory attendance of meetings of the Parliament and its committees. Pass is possible, either for cause, including the travel and disease, or by agreement with management.

Sachs also planned to give the right to early terminate the powers of violators. The authors stressed that such restrictions are already in force for the deputies of the state Duma.

In February deputies from LDPR Igor Lebedev and Sergey Ivanov introduced to the Duma a bill allowing to deprive the members of the Federation Council mandate for missed meetings, and loss of relationships with the inhabitants of the regions they represent. htt s:// roguli/ In the upper house of Parliament criticized the initiative. htt s://

A year ago the lower house of Parliament adopted a law allowing to deprive of deputies of authority for systematic absenteeism and loss of communication with voters. In the summer of 2016 on these grounds was dismissed from Ilya Ponomarev.