The state Duma has reduced himself to the penalties for truancy meetings
The State Duma adopted amendments to the regulations of the lower house of the Russian Parliament, according to which the amount of the fine for absence one plenary session was reduced from one-sixth to one-ninth the salary of the parliamentarian. This was reported by “RIA Novosti”.
The reason for these changes was the increase in the number of plenary meetings of the state Duma from six to nine in a month. Now they are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 to 14:00. A resolution on the amendment was unanimous.
“Dear colleagues, it is extremely important that we had consensus on those decisions that affect all of us. In this case, we have taken a decision about registration, and about the deductions in case of missing meetings. Given that meetings have become more understand the need to adjust including these questions”, — said the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin in the voting.
Earlier in the State Duma were held two plenary meetings a week from 10:00 to 18:00 with two breaks. At the meeting, the Deputy may register with the electronic card or by filing of a Declaration addressed to the Chairman. In addition, the MP can establish your presence from the workplace in the hall during the meeting.
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