The Committee of the state Duma supported the amendments of the faction «United Russia» to the draft pension changes

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in photobacteria of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Archival photoThe Committee of the state Duma supported the amendments of the faction «United Russia» to the draft pension changes© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

The state Duma Committee on labour and social policy recommended the adoption of the amendment to the bill on pension changes submitted for the second reading of the draft of the faction «United Russia».

Part of the amendment deals with the question of pension, which the deputies offered to pay the current retirement age of 55 for women and 60 for men. «If this is envisaged as one-off payments for those with the size of the pension will be 5% or less of total pensions, and emergency payments, and there is a possibility to add the pension to the total pension. In addition, we are consolidating the right to continue to appoint the pension at the appropriate age,» — said at a meeting of the Committee, the Chairman of the faction Andrei Isayev.

According to him, one of the amendments deals with the issue of indexation of pensions to non-working pensioners, makes a technical clarification and is directed to people who stop working receive a full indexation of pensions during the past period. «There is also a correction for the reduction of the pensionable service on early retirement, for three years, respectively, for men 45 years and 42 years for women from 40 to 37 years,» — said Isayev.

In addition, it is proposed to give the opportunity to the Pension Fund to provide the necessary information to public authorities of subjects of Federation, Federal bodies and bodies of local self-government and for employers to receive benefits individuals approaching retirement age.

He also noted that one of the amendments is of a technical nature, because it makes a clarification that allows you to Chernobyl, the northerners, and civil servants to receive a retirement pension early taking into account their grounds. «The current revision involves an increase in time, but we believe it was a technical mistake», — he explained.

The state Duma in July passed in the first reading a government bill suggesting a gradual increase in age of retirement to 65 years for men and 63 years for women. However, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed several measures to mitigate the decision, announced in a televised address to the Russians. In particular, the President called for the age of retirement for women at age 60, early retirement for mothers of large families and the introduction of measures for the protection of persons close to retirement age, including raising unemployment benefits and the introduction of liability for employers for dismissal before retirement. Proposals to change the pension system was designed as amendments to the law submitted by the President for consideration in the state Duma on 6 September, the same day the «United Russia» also brought in GD the first set of amendments.

The Committee of the state Duma supported the amendments of the faction «United Russia» to the draft pension changes© Integrationalist retirement in different countries

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