The Russian region supported the bill on QR codes

The People's Assembly of Ingushetia supported the bill on QR codes in public places places and transport. RBC reports this with reference to the regional parliament's press service.

The deputies approved the legislative initiative of the Russian government to submit a draft federal law to the State Duma. In particular, the introduction of some restrictive measures related to the prevention of coronavirus.

Earlier, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the process of adopting bills on QR codes technologically, socially and digitally difficult. Draft amendments on the use of QR codes in public places, which confirm the fact of vaccination against COVID-19 or a previous illness, were submitted to the State Duma on November 12.

The initiative does not regulate the operation of public transport, pharmacies, grocery stores and retail outlets with essential goods. From February 1, it is planned to issue QR codes only to those vaccinated, ill and those who have a medical withdrawal from vaccination.

The project will be sent for consideration to the Russian regions, the Public Chamber, the Accounts Chamber and the Federation Council until December 14 inclusive. The State Duma may consider bills at a plenary session on December 16.