the Bill, written by representatives of “United Russia” pursuant to the instructions of the President to consider the question of strengthening of responsibility of officials for abuse of citizens.
Administrative liability, according to the bill will face in connection with the exercise of their official powers (duties). The fines will be from 50 thousand to 100 thousand rubles, and possible disqualification for up to one year. For repeated violation the fine is established in the amount of 100-150 thousand rubles or disqualification for a term already up to two years.
it is Proposed to change the concept of abuse. Now it is the “humiliation of honor and dignity of another person, expressed in indecent form”. The authors of the bill propose to amend the phrase “and other demeaning, insulting public morals form.”
in addition, the bill increased the administrative fines for offending in General. Thus, the maximum amount of penalties will increase for citizens from 5 thousand to 10 thousand rubles, for officials – from 50 thousand to 100 thousand rubles, for legal entities – from 500 thousand to 700 thousand rubles.
Alexander Khinshtein sure that the officials, if the insult is committed in connection with the exercise of powers should be a separate punishment is not only large fines but also the suspension, that is, deprivation of the right to work. Earlier, announcing the bill, the Deputy recalled resonated the misconduct of the authorities. Hinstein then cited the act of the head of Chuvashia Mikhail Ignatyev, forcing rescuers to jump over a high raised keys to new company cars. Then Vladimir Putin in connection with loss of trust has deprived him from office. Previously, for the rudeness from the party “United Russia” were also excluded former Deputy head of Minpromtorga Dmitry Ovsyannikov. In social networks has published a video where the officer rudely talking with the staff of the airport in Izhevsk, refusing to pass the necessary inspection.
the MP also noted that the citizens want to see in the officials and deputies “not presumptuous new nobility, and their assistants, those who serve the people, not reveling in their own greatness.” This is the preparation of the bill.
In the recent increase in the facts of the offensive actions humiliating honor and dignity of citizens, committed by persons occupying public or municipal positions, – stated in the explanatory Memorandum. – Such actions cause a negative reaction of society, contribute to the diminution of authority of the bodies of power and administration.
the Opinion of the government as a whole is positive, however, the Cabinet insisted on the revision. There did not agree with the feasibility of changing the definition of “abuse”, considering it redundant. Secondlysecond, the Cabinet believes that the establishment of heightened responsibility of state and municipal employees as compared to the other officials does not correspond to the legal positions of the constitutional court of the Russian Federation.