The state Duma Committee on civil society development issues, public and religious associations did not support the bill, intervening in the political parties from the age of 16. It is reported TASS on Wednesday, June 14.
“It is proposed to adopt a negative conclusion of the Committee in the light of the collected opinions and the practice relationship to this issue”, — said the first Deputy Chairman of the Committee Dmitry Vyatkin.
The bill was introduced by deputies from LDPR Vasily Vlasov and Boris Chernyshov on January 24. Legislators felt that the involvement of adolescents in political associations will help develop their sense of patriotism. In addition, it will have a positive impact on the turnout at the elections was also noted in the explanatory note to the document.
Under current law, to join the party only after the age of majority.
In early December last year it was reported that Vlasov and Chernyshov has submitted for consideration the lower chamber of Parliament a bill authorizing to vote for the Russians not with the 18 and 16 years.
Vlasov (21) and Blackburn (25) — one of the youngest MPs of the new convocation of the state Duma. Vlasov after the election told me that his main goal in the lower house of Parliament is to achieve the activity of peers.