Amendments to pension reform will be prepared in the beginning of next week
At the meeting of the Presidium of the General Council “United Russia” (CBC) decided to take on the basis stated yesterday, August 29, President Vladimir Putin proposals for pension reform.
We will remind, the bill on raising the retirement age for women from 55 to 63 years and for men from 60 to 65 years, were made by the government on 16 June in the state Duma and approved on July 19 in first reading. PGS instructed the faction “United Russia” in the Duma “promptly” to prepare amendments which, including, will set the age of retirement for women to 60 years.
Also, the working group in the state Duma should take the form of amendments to the second reading of the initiative, establishing early insurance old-age pension to persons having experience of not less than 42 and 37 years (accordingly men and women). In addition, the amendments should prescribe that for the indigenous peoples of the North will retain the existing terms of appointment pensions.
First Deputy head of the faction “United Russia” in the state Duma Andrey Isaev said that tomorrow, August 31, the state Duma will hold its first meeting of the working group on revising the draft law on pension reform. The decision on its establishment was adopted at the parliamentary hearings on August 21. Mr. Isaev said that the group can be divided into six subgroups, each of which will work on one of the six President’s proposal. According to the MP, the amendments may be ready “early next week”. Earlier the state Duma has decided that the amendments for the second reading will be accepted until September 24.