The state Duma refused to leave amid pandemic coronavirus

the state Duma approved a draft resolution on the cancellation of the may holidays for members, supporting the proposal of the Chairman of the lower house of Parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin.

Earlier, the deputies went to a short leave on the eve of the may holidays. According to the approved document, the MPs since April 18 to may 11, will work with the voters, and may 12, will continue its work in plenary sessions, committees and commissions of the state Duma. In General, the parliamentarians will be in operating mode to 2 August. This will allow them to continue legislative support of measures on support of economy in the conditions of elimination of consequences of a pandemic coronavirus.

In turn, Volodin has offered colleagues “to be with our citizens and work in the regions, and as appropriate to gather and make decisions to support the economy and the citizens.” All parliamentary faction approved of the idea.

the state Duma has also adjusted the schedule of hours of government for the spring session, the Ministers will report on the situation in their industries on the background of the pandemic.

First to the deputies by the Minister of health of Michael Murashko – he will report on the health of citizens on may 13. Then on may 27 the Minister of economic development Maxim Reshetnikov will talk about support of small and medium-sized businesses. The Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov June 10, will report on the measures for the sustainable development of industries.

labor Minister Anton Kotkov June 24, will report on the measures of social support of citizens in terms of the spread of coronavirus. The Minister of science and higher education Valery Falkov July 8, tell on the preparedness of the higher education system of organization of educational process in new conditions.