On Introducing Changes And Additions Into The Law Of The Russian Federation "on State Secrets"

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений и дополнений в Закон Российской Федерации "О государственной тайне"

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on amendments and additions to the law of the Russian Federation "on State secrets" passed by the State Duma September 19, 1997 year approved by the Federation Council September 24, 1997 year, Article 1. To the law of the Russian Federation "on State secrets" (rossiyskaya Gazeta, 1993, September 21) the following amendments and supplements: 1. In the text of the Act, the words "Ministry of security of the Russian Federation" shall be replaced with the words "federal security service of the Russian Federation" in appropriate cases.
2. In the preamble to the Act, after the word "their" add the words "or" classification.
3. In article 1 the word "representative" should be replaced by "legislative".
4. Article 2 paragraph nine be supplemented as follows: "the list of information constituting a State secret, the combination of categories of information, in accordance with which information applies to State secrets and sealed on the grounds and in accordance with the procedure established by federal law.".
5. Article 4: paragraph 1: in the first paragraph, the words "the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation" shall be replaced with the words "Chamber of the Federal Assembly";
in paragraph two, the word "shall" should be replaced by the word "exercise", the word "protection" should be deleted;
in the third paragraph, the word "endorses" should be replaced by the word "consider", the words "of the Republican budget of the Russian Federation" shall be replaced with the words "federal budget";
the fourth paragraph should be deleted;
the fifth paragraph shall be reworded as follows: "define the powers of the officers in the Chambers of the Federal Assembly to ensure the protection of State secrets in the Chambers of the Federal Assembly";
the sixth paragraph shall be excluded;
in paragraph 2: the sixth paragraph the word "apparatus" should be replaced by "Administration";
seventh paragraph should read: "within the scope of their powers, solves other questions arising in connection with the allocation of information State secrets, their classification or rassekrechivaniem and their protection.";
item 3 the eleventh paragraph be supplemented as follows: "within the scope of their powers, solves other questions arising in connection with the allocation of information State secrets, their classification or rassekrechivaniem and their protection.";
paragraph 4: in the first paragraph, the words "of the republics within the Russian Federation, the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St.-Petersburg" should be replaced by "State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation";
in the sixth paragraph, the word "higher" should be replaced by the word "Plenipotentiary".
6. The title of section II shall be amended as follows: section II. The list of information constituting a State secret ".
7. Article 5 shall be amended as follows: "s t a t b I 5. The list of information constituting a State secret state secrets are: 1) the information in the military field: on the content of the strategic and operational plans, combat control documents for the preparation and conduct of operations, strategic, operational and mobilizacionnomu the deployment of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, other troops, military formations and organs provided for in the Federal law "on defence" of their combat and mobilization readiness, on the establishment and the use of mobilization of resources;
on the construction plans of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, other troops of the Russian Federation on directions of development of armament and military equipment on the contents and results of the implementation of targeted programmes, scientific-research and experimental-designing works on creation and modernization of samples of armament and military equipment;
about design, technology, manufacturing, on the production, storage, disposal of nuclear munitions, their parts, fissile nuclear materials used in nuclear weapons, on the technical means and/or methods to protect against unauthorized use of nuclear weapons, as well as nuclear power and special physical defence installations;
on the tactical and technical characteristics and features of combat use of samples of armament and military equipment on the properties, formulations or production technologies new propellants or explosives for military purposes;
about location, appointment, preparedness, protection of sensitive and highly important objects, their design, construction and operation, as well as lands, subsoil and water for these objects;
dispositions of real names on the organizational structure, the weapons, the number of troops and their combat support, as well as the military, political and (or) the operational environment;
2) information in the fields of economy, science and technology: on the content of the training plans of the Russian Federation and its individual regions for possible military action, the mobilization of industry capacity for manufacturing and repair of armament and military equipment on the production, supply, holdings of strategic raw materials and materials, as well as, the actual size and the use of State material reserves;
about how to use the infrastructure of the Russian Federation with a view to ensuring the defence and security of the State;

about forces and civil defence assets, on the location, purpose and extent of protection of objects of administrative management, the degree of public safety, on the operation of transport and communications of the Russian Federation in order to ensure the security of the State;
amounts, on the plans (jobs) of the State Defense order, the release and transfers (in cash or in kind) of armament, military equipment and other defense products, and building capacity for their release, about the relationship of cooperation enterprises, about the developers or manufacturers of specified weapons, military equipment and other defence products;
on the achievements of science and technology, of research, of experimental design, the design works and technologies relating to defence or economic importance, affecting the security of the State.
about the amount of reserves, production, transmission and use of Platinum, platinum group metals, natural diamonds, as well as on the amount of other strategic minerals of the Russian Federation (the list determined by the Government of the Russian Federation);
3) information in the field of foreign policy and the economy: about foreign policy, foreign economic activity of the Russian Federation, the premature dissemination of which could harm the security of the State;
on financial policy in respect of foreign States (with the exception of summary indicators of external debt), as well as for financial or monetary activity, premature dissemination of which could harm the security of the State;
4) information in the field of intelligence, counter-intelligence and operatively-search activity: on tools on the sources, methods and results, plans, intelligence, counter-intelligence and operatively-search activity, as well as the financing of these activities, if these data reveal the listed information;
of persons cooperating or collaborating on a confidential basis with the bodies carrying out intelligence, counter-intelligence and operatively-search activity;
about the Organization, about the best means and methods to ensure the security of the facilities of the State guard, as well as the financing of these activities, if these data reveal the listed information;
on the system of presidential Government, encrypted, including coded and classified communications ciphers, on the design, manufacture and ensuring their ciphers, methods and means of cryptographic analysis funds and special protection of information and analytical systems for special purposes;
on the methods and means of protection of classified information;
about the Organization and about the actual state of the protection of State secrets;
on the protection of the State border of the Russian Federation, the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf of the Russian Federation;
Federal budget expenditure related to defense, State security and law enforcement in the Russian Federation;
on training, revealing the activities carried out in order to ensure the security of the State. ".
8. The title of section III shall be amended as follows: "section III. Classification of information State secrets and their classification ".
9. Article 6: the title of the article should read: "t s t b I 6. Principles for classifying State secrets information and classifying this information ";
in the text of the article the words "classification information and media", "disclosure of information" were replaced by the words "classification of information State secrets and their classification", in appropriate cases.
10. Article 7: title of the article should read: "t s t b I 7. Information that cannot be ascribed to the State secrets and classified ";
in the first subparagraph, the words "of the first part shall not be classified as secret information" were replaced by the words "shall not be liable to the State secrets and classified information".
11. Article 9: the first part shall be supplemented with the words "and in accordance with this law";
the third part of the first sentence to read: "classification of State secrets information is carried out in accordance with the list of information constituting a State secret, defined by the present law, the leaders of the organs of State power in accordance with the list of officers, empowered by attributing information to State secrets, approved by the President of the Russian Federation.";
part four, after the word "forms" add the words "on the proposals of the State authorities and in accordance with the list of information constituting a State secret,";
part the fifth, after the word "secret" add the words "in accordance with the list of information classified as State secrets."
12. Add the following to the Law article 21-1 as follows: "t s t b I 21-1. A special procedure for access to State secrets

Members of the Federation Council, deputies of the State Duma, judges at the period of execution of their powers, as well as lawyers involved in the defence in criminal proceedings related to the information constituting State secret, allowed for information constituting State secret, without carrying out verification activities referred to in article 21 of this law.
These persons are warned not to disclose State secrets, which has become known to them in connection with the performance of their duties, and bringing them to justice in case of its disclosure, as they have shown in the corresponding receipt.
The preservation of State secrets in such cases is guaranteed by imposing liability on those persons by the Federal law.
13. In the second paragraph of article 22, the words "particularly dangerous" should be deleted.
14. Article 26: to complement the new part 2 to read as follows: "the relevant State bodies and their officials rely on trained expertise in accordance with the established procedure of including illegally distributed information to the information constituting a State secret.";
part two considered part of the third.
15. Article 30 shall be amended as follows: "s t a t b I 30. Monitoring of the protection of a State secret monitoring of protecting State secrets is exercised by the President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation within the powers defined by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws and federal laws. ".
16. Part three of article 31 shall be amended as follows: "to monitor the protection of State secrets in the administration of the President of the Russian Federation, in the Chambers of the Federal Assembly, the Government of the Russian Federation, organized by their leaders."
Article 2. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
The President of the Russian Federation, b. Yeltsin, Kremlin, Moscow October 6, 1997 N 131-FZ