D.Medvedev has introduced in the State Duma the bill of elections of governorsthe President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev on January, 16th has introduced the bill of returning of direct elections of governors of the Russian regions in the State Duma, informs a press - service of the Kremlin.
respective alterations should be introduced in the federal law “ About the general principles of the organisation legislative (representative) and executive powers of the government of subjects of the Russian Federation “.
the Document provides that “ the higher official of the subject of the Russian Federation (the head of the higher executive office of the government of the subject of the Russian Federation) is selected citizens of the Russian Federation on the basis of general equal and a direct suffrage at ballot “.
According to the bill, candidates on a post of governors can be put forward by political parties or to be self-promoted workers. However parties can put forward the candidates only after consultations of the president which order is defined by the head of the state.
if the federal law releasing parties from petition of voters will be passed to collect signatures in support of the candidates nominated by them to an office heads of region also it is not required. This “ the privilege “ it is offered to leave only to self-promoted workers.
the governor, according to the presidential bill, is selected for the term of no more than 5 years. In case of a recognition of elections not taken place or void repeated voting is taken. To the introduction into a post of the selected head of region of its duty executes the person appointed the president.
the document possibility of dismissal of the head of the subject of the Russian Federation in connection with loss of trust of the president remains. In resignation governors in which relation the facts of corruption or " are elicited can be sent; neuregulirovanie the conflict of interests “. Besides, the head of region can be withdrawn in case of infringement of the legislation of the Russian Federation or the subject of the Russian Federation, and also numerous default of duties without valid excuse.
it is interesting that procedure of a response of the governor is spent “ at the initiative of the population “. The people can suggest to dismiss the head of region not earlier than in a year after its introduction into a post. Voting by a response is appointed legislative or a representative body of the subject of the Russian Federation “ in the presence of the bases of a response and necessary quantity of signatures of voters “.
it will be allowed to Participants of voting to agitate for a response of the governor. To the head of region will allow to offer explanations concerning the circumstances which are put forward as the basis of a response. The response of the governor admits valid if for it than half of the citizens included in lists for voting by a response vote more.
All present governors, according to the bill, will keep the posts before the expiry of the term of their powers. However inhabitants of the Russian regions can already put forward the initiative on a response of heads of subjects of the Russian Federation in a year after their introduction into a post.