this was stated on Saturday at a meeting of the working group on preparation of amendments to the Basic law its Chairman, the head of the Duma Committee on state construction and legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov.
“Life is so ordered that some of the amendments to the basic law, in fact, already started to work in connection with the situation. This social block, which the citizens always paid attention, he was in demand,” quotes his words TASS.
Krasheninnikov said that the amendments are of a social nature “in one form or another, contained either in the presidential Executive orders or Federal laws” adopted by the Parliament recently. Speaking about the tasks of the working group at this stage, the MP said that the main thing now – to continue information and education efforts.
Another co-Chairperson, Director of the Institute of legislation and comparative law under the government of the Russian Federation khabrieva Talia – reported that all this time she and her colleagues in the working group was actively engaged in the explanation of the amendments.
the Work being done by the authorities to support citizens, “goes the logic of the amendments” to the Constitution, said co-chair of the group, the head of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction Andrey Klishas. He noted that changes to the Constitution were intended to provide guarantees for citizens in the future, “but the text has become popular today.” “Nevertheless, the law on the amendment is a clear statement that the amendments will enter into force only provided that citizens in a nationwide vote would support changes in the Constitution. That is, the decision is up to the people, it is the position of the President”, – said Klishas.
He added that the voting procedure should be understandable to citizens and it should take place in a safe environment. “The Central election Commission worked very closely on this issue,” stated the Senator.
we will Remind, the law on amendments to the Basic law was passed by the Parliament in final reading on March 11. On the same day it was approved by the Federation Council, then the document was supported by the legislative assemblies of all subjects of the Russian Federation. A nationwide vote on the issue of approval of the amendments was scheduled for April 22, but due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus President Vladimir Putin decided to postpone it to a later date.