Rus News Journal

Superiority amendments

In business of the statement by regions of amendments to the Constitution leaders have acted Moscow Region and Kabardino - Balkarija. Yesterday parliaments of these two regions have approved the offer on increase in a term of appointment of the president and the State Duma accordingly about six and five years and even had time to argue on the one who posesses a palm.
to consideration of the amendments brought by president Dmitry Medvedev to the Constitution which increase terms of appointment of the president and the State Duma and oblige the government annually to report to the parliament lower chamber, regions have started at once after on their Wednesday has approved Council federations (Council of Federation). The first it was made yesterday by deputies of Kabardino - Balkarii and Moscow areas.

the speaker of parliament Kabardino - Balkarii Iljas Bechelov on Tuesday has warned deputies that amendments will be considered at session on Thursday if by this time documents from Council of Federation arrive. Documents have come to Nalchik on Wednesday evening, therefore amendments have been quickly brought in the session agenda.

on consideration of the first law at parliament has left no more than ten minutes. Any questions from deputies has not followed, and the project of the first decision has been put on voting. For 70 persons, against - two have voted. one voice against is mine, I was mistaken and have pressed not that button - speaker Bechelov has declared and has asked to raise the question on repeated voting. However the second result has appeared same. anyway the decision is accepted. But someone I, probably, have provoked - the speaker has joked. But voting by amendments to the Constitution, concerning control powers of the State Duma concerning the government, was unanimous.

already after session mister Bechelov has declared that does not doubt that to an example of Kabardino - Balkarii will follow all other regions. And what doubts can be? Practically in all regions the majority in a power legislature is made by supporters an United Russia which, naturally, will not go against a party line - one of deputies has explained.

However, the speaker of Moscow regional Duma Valery Aksakov is assured that as the pioneer in business of editing of the Constitution Moscow Region and other regions has acted will follow to its example. He admitted that purposefully tried, that the Moscow regional Duma of the first has considered amendments to the Constitution. Moscow Region - the leader among subjects of federation, - has noticed mister Aksakov. - I have received last night the letter of the head of Council of federation that the Federal meeting has supported Constitution change, and already today we have considered amendments. After all the question was worked and clear: or to tell yes or to tell is not present .

the Amendments increasing terms of appointment of the president and the State Duma, Moscow regional Duma has accepted without any discussions by 41 voice for at one voted against and one refrained. As speaker Aksakov believes, against one of deputies from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation has voted, and all the others recognised that term in four years is very small for creation by the president of a command and development of the program for the decision socially - economic problems and also for acceptance of laws and their realisation . As Larissa Tolkacheva acting as the lecturer under these two laws, " has explained the deputy; all citizens participated in discussion this question, therefore in the Moscow regional Duma of discussion was not.

in Council of federation the account of decisions of regional parliaments under amendments to the Constitution will conduct profile committee on the constitutional legislation. As has informed yesterday Its head Alexey Aleksandrov, the account will be conducted in process of receipt in Council of Federation of official decisions of Legislative Assemblies, instead of telegrammes or notices. Most real date of leading by Council of federation of results of regional voting on to purely organizational reasons Alexander`s mister named on December, 30th.