The state Duma has closed autumn session

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite in photobacteria Medvedev and Vyacheslav Volodin in the plenary hall of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. 22 Dec 2017The state Duma has closed autumn session© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite the image Bank

The state Duma has spent the last meeting of the autumn session, according to the tradition, the sounds of the Russian anthem the deputies had completed its work, the next week, «regional», during which MPs will work with voters.

To thank the deputies for their work and congratulate you on the upcoming holidays there will arrive the head of the government Dmitry Medvedev. As expected, the first «plenary» the spring session will be held on January 10.

Among the biggest initiatives taken in this session — the law that introduces the status of mass media-foreign agents, toughening of responsibility for telephone terrorism, and for cruel treatment of animals, as well as the presidential package of laws aimed at support of families with children and the extension program netcapital to the end of 2021.

In this session, members held six additional plenary sessions, actually worked a month of overtime.

As the speaker of the lower chamber Vyacheslav Volodin, GD throughout the year have saved about 500 million rubles, of which 40 million — at the expense of economy of Fund of payment.

First Vice-speaker of the state Duma Ivan Melnikov (CPRF) believes that the autumn session as a whole and the parliamentary 2017, was very effective.

«The state Duma has become clearer and more transparent for companies. It is obvious that decreased the number of «flashy» initiatives, frightening citizens. Increased order quality legislative work. Stronger was the relationship with the electorate by initiative groups. This happened due to a number of solutions that improve the discipline and responsibility, and due to the introduction of new interesting and useful forms of reliance on the opinion of the public,» he told reporters.

The MP also pointed to the fact that positively move the process of raking the so-called «debris».