Legislators of Yakutia supported the bill on pension reform
MOSCOW, July 10. /TASS/. The state Assembly of Yakutia supported the adoption in first reading of the bill on pension reform, made earlier in the state Duma by the Russian government. This follows from the formal opinion of the Yakut legislators on the bill, the text of which is available on the TASS.
“The state Assembly (Il Tumen) of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) supported the bill in the first reading”, — stated in the opinion.
However, to the consideration of the second reading of the Yakut parliamentarians introduced a proposal “to preserve and consolidate the pension laws of the Russian Federation standards, providing legislative support for the policy of priority development of the Far East and Arctic zone of the Russian Federation”.
In the silt Tumen pay attention to the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin outlined the development of the Far East and the Arctic zone in the national priorities of the country. One of the main conditions of sustainable development of these territories Yakut deputies call “the recruitment and retention of human and labor resources” and believe that “the opportunity to receive early retirement” is currently one of the social guarantees “the preservation and involvement in the macro-region able-bodied population”.
The opinion of the state Assembly sent to the lower house of the Russian Parliament.
On 16 June, the Russian government submitted to the state Duma a package of bills on changes in the pension system. In particular, it provides a gradual increase in age of retirement to 65 years for men (by 2028) and up to 63 years for women (to 2034). The increase is proposed to carry out in stages from 2019. Currently the retirement age for men and women is 60 and 55 years respectively.