On The Subsistence Level In The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: О прожиточном минимуме в Российской Федерации

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on the subsistence level in the Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma October 10, 1997 year approved by the Federation Council of the year October 15, 1997 (as amended by the federal laws from 27.05.2000 N 75-FL;
from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 24.07.2009 N 213-FZ;
from 30/11/2011 N 363-FZ; from 03.12.2012 N 233-FZ) this federal law establishes the legal basis for determining the minimum subsistence level in the Russian Federation and take it into account when establishing the citizens of the Russian Federation State guarantees to obtain a minimum cash income and other measures of social protection of citizens of the Russian Federation.
Article 1. The basic concepts used in the present Federal law in this federal law uses the following concepts: consumer basket-necessary to preserve human health and ensure its vital functions of the minimum food basket, as well as non-food goods and services, the value of which is determined in proportion to the cost of a minimum food basket; (As amended by federal law from 03.12.2012 N 233-FZ) subsistence-valuation of basket, as well as mandatory fees and charges;
family-persons related by kinship and (or) property forming part of their households and leading together;
the main socio-demographic groups of the population-the working-age population, pensioners and children;
the average family income (lonely living citizen)-the total amount of income per family member (lonely living citizen), divided by the number of all family members. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 27.05.2000 N 75-FZ), Article 2. The appointment of the minimum subsistence level 1. Living subsistence for the Russian Federation as a whole is intended to: assess the level of life of the population of the Russian Federation in the development and implementation of social policies and federal social programs;
justification to be installed at the federal level, the minimum wage, as well as to determine the installed at the federal level, size of scholarships, grants and other social payments; (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) of formation of the federal budget;
other established federal law purposes. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 30/11/2011 N 363-FZ)
2. The minimum subsistence level in the Russian Federation intended to: assess the level of life of the population of the relevant constituent entity of the Russian Federation in the development and implementation of regional social programmes;
provide the necessary State social assistance to low-income citizens;
formation of budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
other established federal law purposes. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 30/11/2011 N 363-FZ), Article 3. The definition of the basket, the procedure for its establishment 1. The consumer basket for the principal socio-demographic groups of the population in the whole of the Russian Federation and the constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be determined at least once every five years. (As amended by federal law from 03.12.2012 N 233-FL) consumer basket for the principal socio-demographic groups for the Russian Federation as a whole is being developed with the participation of the Russian Tripartite Commission on regulation of socio-labour relations, in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, with the participation of the commissions on regulation of socio-labour relations of the subjects of the Russian Federation. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 03.12.2012 N 233-FZ)
2. (repealed-federal law 03.12.2012 N 233-FZ) 3. The consumer basket for the Russian Federation as a whole is established by federal law.
At the same time as the draft federal law on the consumer basket for the Russian Federation as a whole in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation paid method of determining consumption basket for the principal socio-demographic groups of the population in the whole of the Russian Federation, on the basis of which the market basket is being developed for the Russian Federation as a whole. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 03.12.2012 N 233-FZ)
4. In the Russian Federation market basket is set by the legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, taking into account climatic conditions, national traditions and local characteristics of consumption of foodstuffs, non-food goods and services the main socio-demographic groups of the population. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)
5. Methodological recommendations for determining the consumption basket for the principal socio-demographic groups in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation approved by the Government of the Russian Federation. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.12.2012 N 233-FZ), Article 4. The value of the subsistence minimum, the frequency of its calculation and the procedure for establishing

1. the amount of minimum subsistence level per capita and by major socio-demographic groups of the population in the whole of the Russian Federation and the constituent entities of the Russian Federation (except as provided in paragraphs 3 and 4 of this article) shall be determined quarterly on the basis of the basket and the data of the federal body of executive power on statistics on the level of consumer prices for food and consumer price indices for food , non-food goods and services and the costs of obligatory payments and fees. (As amended by the federal laws from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 24.07.2009 N 213-FZ; from 03.12.2012 N 233-FZ) method of calculation the minimum subsistence level per capita and by major socio-demographic groups of the population in the whole of the Russian Federation shall be determined by the Government of the Russian Federation. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 03.12.2012 N 233-FZ)
2. the amount of minimum subsistence level per capita and by major socio-demographic groups of the population in the whole of the Russian Federation (except as provided by paragraph 3 of this article) shall be established by the Government of the Russian Federation, constituent entities of the Russian Federation (except as provided by paragraph 4 of this article) in the manner prescribed by laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the federal laws from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 24.07.2009 N 213-FZ)
3. the amount of the subsistence level for the Russian Federation as a whole to determine the size of the federal social pensions supplements prescribed by the Federal law dated July 17, 1999 N 178-FZ "on State social assistance" (hereinafter referred to as the Federal law "on State social assistance"), is established on the basis of a basket of goods and data of the federal body of executive power on statistics on the level of consumer food prices annually by the Federal law on the federal budget for the financial year and for the plan period. (Para supplemented by federal law from 24.07.2009 N 213-FZ) (As amended by federal law from 03.12.2012 N 233-FZ)
4. the amount of the subsistence level in each subject of the Russian Federation in order to establish social pensions supplements prescribed by the Federal law "on State social assistance" for the relevant financial year shall be based on a basket of data and of a federal body of executive power on statistics on the level of consumer food prices annually by the law of the Russian Federation and brought by the authorized body of the Executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation to the attention of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation not later than 1 November of the year prior to the onset of the financial year in which it is installed. (Para supplemented by federal law from 24.07.2009 N 213-FZ) (As amended by federal law from 03.12.2012 N 233-FZ), Article 5. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), Article 6. Integrating the subsistence level in the provision of social support for citizens in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation (as amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ dated December 30, 2008) 1. Family (citizen living alone), average per capita income (revenue) below the subsistence level established by the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation, is considered poor (poor) and is entitled to receive social assistance. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)
2. The conditions and procedure for the provision of social support for poor families (citizens) are established in accordance with the legislation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)
3. The procedure for calculating per capita family income (lonely living citizen) is set by federal law. (Para supplemented by federal law from 27.05.2000 N 75-FZ) Article 7. Publication information on the amount of the subsistence level Information on the subsistence level per capita and by major socio-demographic groups of the population in the whole of the Russian Federation and the constituent entities of the Russian Federation are published quarterly in the official publications of the Government of the Russian Federation and the official publications of the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 8. The entry into force of this federal law this federal law shall enter into force on January 1, 1998 year.
The President of the Russian Federation, b. Yeltsin, Kremlin, Moscow, N 134 October 24, 1997-FZ