In the state Duma supported the draft laws to revoke citizenship from terrorists

The state Duma Committee on state construction and legislation recommended for adoption in the first reading the package of bills allowing you to cancel the decision on granting of the Russian citizenship for terrorist activities. It is reported by TASS on Tuesday, may 16.

It is expected that the lower house of Parliament will consider in plenary meeting, on 19 may, the Agency said.

Under the bill, grounds for revocation of citizenship may be enacted conviction for crimes of an extremist orientation.

According to one of the authors of the documents, the Chairman of profile Committee on state building and legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov, the proposed amendments are designed to reduce the terrorist threat.

The first version of the draft law developed by the leaders of Duma factions, was submitted to the lower house of Parliament on 19 April, but was recalled two days later for revision. Criticism, in particular, caused a provision on deprivation of citizenship.

The second version of the amendments to the law “On citizenship of the Russian Federation” was submitted to the lower house of Parliament on April 21. Besides the faction leaders, it was signed by the speaker of the Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, his deputies, Ivan Melnikov and Irina Yarovaya. In addition to the developed document with the amendments to the Criminal procedure code of Russia. In particular, legislators propose to oblige the courts to send copies of the convictions in cases of terrorism, the authorities responsible for granting citizenship.