On Order Of Coverage Of Public Authorities In Public Media

Original Language Title: О порядке освещения деятельности органов государственной власти в государственных средствах массовой информации

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on the procedure for communicating the activities of the public authorities in the State media adopted by the State Duma of the year December 15, 1994 (as amended by the federal laws from 16.10.2006 N 160-FZ;
from 12.05.2009 N 95-FZ; from 12.03.2014 N 29-FZ), Article 1. Subject of this Federal Act this federal law regulates relations arising in connection with the distribution of the State-owned media materials or communications on the activities of bodies of State power of the Russian Federation and constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 2. The legislation of the Russian Federation on the procedure for communicating the activities of the public authorities in the State media coverage of legislation on public authorities in public media is part of the legislation of the Russian Federation on the media.
Article 3. Basic concepts in the context of this federal law shall be understood to mean: under the federal bodies of State power, the President of the Russian Federation, the Federal Assembly (the Council of Federation and the State Duma), the Government of the Russian Federation, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation; (As amended by the Federal law of 12.03.2014 N 29-FZ), under the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation-legislative (representative) and executive bodies of Republics, krays, oblasts, cities of Federal significance, autonomous oblast and autonomous okrugs;
under State Federal mass media-the media, the founder of which is federal public authority;
under State regional means of media-the media, the founders of which federal authorities together with the bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation or only the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
under the information programmes-daily television and radio news, except for copyright information and analytical programs.
Article 4. Audio and video recording of the work of the federal bodies of State power of the press-service of the Federal State authorities conduct audio and video recording of all official events with the participation of the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council and the State Duma, the Government of the Russian Federation and its Bureau. For these records establishes indefinite storage mode. Entries closed activities shall be made and kept in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Media journalists have the right to consult the records and remove the copy from them, in addition to records of closed events.
If you use the records in the television and radio link to the appropriate Press Office is not required.
This article does not limit the right of the accredited journalists to produce their own audio and video sessions, meetings and other public official events.
Article 5. Mandatory television and radio programmes, public Federal audio-visual media are obliged to ensure the dissemination of the following television and radio programmes in full no less than one obshherossijskomu and one obshherossijskomu channel radio at a time convenient for viewers and listeners, but not later than twenty-four hours from the date of the respective events: appeals and statements of the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council and the State Duma , The Government of the Russian Federation, which provides for the respective Federal State authorities;
the inauguration ceremony of the President of the Russian Federation;
the opening of the first meeting of the Council of the Federation;
the opening of the first meeting of the State Duma;
the opening of the first meeting of the new Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 6. Information programs of public audiovisual media include information programmes on the day when the event was held, reports on decisions and actions: the President of the Russian Federation, paragraphs "a", "b", "d" of article 83, paragraphs "a", "b", "c", "e" of article 84, part 2 of article 87, article 88, part 2 of article 108, parts 3 and 4 of article 111 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation;
The Council of the Federation, provided for in article 93, paragraphs "a", "b", "c", "d", "d", "e" part 1 of article 102 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation;
The State Duma, paragraphs "a", "b", "e", "w" part 1 of article 103 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
Public Federal audio-visual media include information programmes on the day when the event was held, posts: the decisions and actions of the President of the Russian Federation, as provided in paragraphs "g", "e", "e-1", "g" of article 83 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation; (As amended by the Federal law of 12.03.2014 N 29-FZ)

about the decisions and actions of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation provided for in parts 2, 3, 4, and 7 of article 125 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation;
about the decisions and actions of the Council of the Federation, as provided in paragraphs "w", "w", "and" part 1 of article 102, part 4 of article 105 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation;
the decisions and actions of the State Duma, as provided in paragraphs "c", "d", "d" of part 1 of article 103, part 1, 5 of article 105 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation;
declarations and petitions to the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council and the State Duma, the Government of the Russian Federation;
of President of the Government of the Russian Federation at meetings of the Council of Federation and the State Duma;
the press conference of the President of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Federation Council, Chairman of the State Duma;
on other socially important facts activities of federal organs of State power.
Public Federal audio-visual media should ensure prompt informing viewers and listeners on official visits by foreign heads of State or Government in the Russian Federation, as well as on official visits abroad, the President of the Russian Federation to the delegations of the Federation Council and the State Duma, the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 7. (Repealed-the Federal law dated 12.05.2009 N 95-FZ) Article 8. Requirements for information and outreach programmes in information programs of public audiovisual media briefings on the work of the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council and the State Duma, the Government of the Russian Federation, the Bureau of the Government of the Russian Federation, as a rule, passed in a separate block.
Reports of meetings of the Council of Federation and the State Duma, the Government of the Russian Federation or its Bureau should be accompanied by a video of the meeting, when the video is technically ready for the broadcast.
Article 9. (Repealed-the Federal law dated 12.05.2009 N 95-FZ), Article 10. (Repealed-the Federal law dated 12.05.2009 N 95-FZ), Article 11. Other television and radio programmes about activities of federal bodies of State power of the Public audio-visual media in the formation of programme policies should include other nonfiction, informational and analytical programmes of all-round and objective informing viewers and listeners about the federal bodies of State power, on the fundamental principles of Government of the Russian Federation, the main directions of domestic and foreign policy of the State, the President of the Russian Federation, on the programme of activities of the Government of the Russian Federation the positions of Deputy associations in the State Duma, deputies of the Council of Federation and deputies of the State Duma, the settlement of cases and disputes in the courts.
Public authorities, their officials may initiate distribution of such programmes, in accordance with the law on broadcasting.
Article 12. Professional help speakers Public audio-visual media should provide a speaker on their channel in any programs to the President of the Russian Federation, Deputy of the Federation Council, State Duma Deputy, Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation or the Federal Minister of the necessary professional assistance, including predjefirnuju training and technical support.
Article 13. (Repealed-the Federal law from 16.10.2006 N 160-FZ) Article 14. Monitoring of compliance with legislation of the Russian Federation concerning the procedure for communicating the activities of the public authorities in the public media monitoring compliance with government authorities and the public audio-visual media requirements of legislation of the Russian Federation on order of coverage of public authorities in the State media is carried out by the Federal Broadcasting Commission in accordance with the federal laws.
The Federal Broadcasting Commission exercises supervisory authority over the public audio-visual media solely by analysing the recordings or radio after their broadcast.
Article 15. Appeal against actions violating the misconduct established by this federal law order publicize the work of the public authorities in the public media, may be appealed in court.
Article 16. Liability for violation of this federal law, violators of this federal law, bear administrative or other liability in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, Article 17. Resolution of disputes

Disputes arising from the violation of the established procedure for the coverage of the public authorities in the State media, are settled by the courts and other State organs in accordance with their competence and in accordance with the procedure established by law.
Article 18. The manner of entry into force of this federal law this federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
Article 19. On the proposal of the President of the Russian Federation and order the Government of the Russian Federation in connection with the adoption of this federal law, the President of the Russian Federation to bring its legal acts in compliance with this federal law.
To entrust the Government of the Russian Federation to bring its legal acts in compliance with this federal law.
The President of the Russian Federation, b. Yeltsin, Kremlin, Moscow, N 7 January 13, 1995-FZ