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Expert councils under the leadership of the state Duma will have new authority

Expert advice when the Chairman of the state Duma and Vice-speakers of the state Duma will be authorized for training of expert evaluation of bills, this measure will improve the quality of legislation, said the speaker of the lower house of Parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin.

"We are talking about additional opportunities to get expert advice when the leadership of the State Duma under the Chairman of the State Duma, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma, which will be able not only to discuss but also to act upon the bill the decision in the case, if you see that the bill requires revision, and this will be an appropriate statement during the discussion of the bill along with the report of the relevant Committee", - said Volodin on the results of Duma Council.

According to him, this measure will help in the discussion of the project to hear all sides and will improve the quality of adopted legislative decisions.

This issue will be discussed at the plenary session of the state Duma on 23 June.

The head of the Duma Committee for the control and regulation Olga Savastianova said that now those bills that come to the State Duma will be in accordance with the distributed assignments between the Deputy Chairman of the state Duma also be sent to them.

"That is on stage to introduce bills every Deputy can already see within the committees the relevance of the issue and to give such assignment to the position expressed not only the Committee, not just the Committee-act, but and therefore the Advisory Council or expert advice. It may not be one, which the Deputy Chairman of the State Duma created," she explained.

Vice-speaker of the state Duma Alexey Gordeev, in his turn explained that the composition of expert councils will include representatives of the science, the business community, associations, trade unions, professional associations, and public organizations.

"Expert advice will improve coordination between the Duma committees. In addition, this design does not only improve the quality of lawmaking, but also facilitate the process of harmonization of controversial issues in the consideration of complex bills, where co-authors are the several committees," - said Gordeev reporters.