In the Federation Council commented on the situation with delegation, the Queen in the upper chamber

© Photo : press-service of administration of the Lipetsk oblastyah Queens. Archive photoIn the Federation Council commented on the situation with delegation, the Queen in the upper chamber© Photo : press-service of administration of Lipetsk region

The acting Governor of the Lipetsk region Igor Artamonov in accordance with the Constitution had no right to delegate a Senator in the Federation Council, the former head of the region Oleg Korolev, said a member of the Committee on rules Yuri Volkov.

The Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation Andrey Klishas and the head of the Federation Council Committee on rules Andrey Kutepov on 13 November in the state Duma introduced a bill to allow the acting Governor to appoint a Senator. Now the acting Governor deprived of such a possibility, in case of early resignation of the Governor and the appointment of the acting of former Senator takes office until the election of a new Governor.

«The candidacy of the Queen no questions. But the person who signed the submission to the Queen (on the direction a Senator in the Federation Council), themselves good substitutes. The Constitution does not grant him such powers,» — said the MP at the Committee meeting.

Thus, stated the wolves, Artamonov «usurped powers».

The acting Governor of the Lipetsk region Igor Artamonov delegated last week, the former head of the region Oleg Korolev in the Federation Council of the Lipetsk region.

Earlier, Korolev received the mandate of the Deputy of the Lipetsk regional Council, which allowed him to apply for the post of Senator. In the evening it became known that the head of the region’s delegates to the Queen in SF.

However, the head of the rules Committee Andrey Kutepov told reporters that violations of the law «On the procedure of forming the Federation Council» no.

«If on the day of early termination of powers of the Senator from region to region, no candidate from the relevant list of candidates for Senator, submitted by the Governor on elections, cannot be mandated, the Governor appoints a Senator of member of the legislative Assembly,» said Kutepov.

Head of the Lipetsk oblast 20 years Oleg Korolev, on October 2 appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin with a request to transfer him to another job. The head of state has appointed the acting head of the region Igor Artamonov — the native of Stavropol territory, until recently, held the post of Vice-President of Sberbank.

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