The state Duma introduces the monthly payments at the birth of the first child
The draft code establishes the right to receive payments on the birth or adoption of their first child until they reach eighteen months.
MOSCOW, December 13. /TASS/. The state Duma unanimously adopted on Wednesday in the first reading the presidential bill on the introduction of monthly payments at the birth of the first child.
The draft code establishes the right to receive monthly payments at the birth or adoption of their first child until they reach eighteen months. This possibility will be Russian citizens, permanently residing on the territory of the country if the child is born or adopted after 1 January 2018. The allowance will be calculated taking into account the family’s income — it should not exceed time and a half the subsistence minimum of the able-bodied population of the region.
The initiative also provides for the possibility of monthly payments in connection with the birth or adoption of a second child until they reach one and a half years — they will be at the expense of means of the parent capital.
Payment of benefits will commence from 1 January 2018 at the expense of the Federal budget, it will cover about 340 thousand people annually. The average size of the monthly payments in 2018 will amount to 10.5 million rubles, in 2019 — 10.8 thousand rubles in 2020 — 11,1 thousand roubles.
Thus, the Federal budget expenditures on the implementation of the monthly payments in connection with the birth of the first child will be in 2018, more than 21 billion rubles in 2019 — more than 55 billion rubles in 2020 — 68 billion.