On The Procedure For The Adoption And Entry Into Force Of The Amendments To The Constitution Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: О порядке принятия и вступления в силу поправок к Конституции Российской Федерации

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on the procedure for the adoption and entry into force of the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma on February 6, 1998 the year approved by the Federation Council February 18, 1998 onwards (as amended by the Federal law of 08.03.2015 N 23-FZ) Chapter i. General provisions article 1. Subject of this federal law 1. This federal law, shall, in conformity with articles 108, 134, 136 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation the procedure and conditions for making, acceptance, approval and entry into force of the amendments to chapters 3-8 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
2. procedure of amending and adopting the proposals for the revision of the provisions of chapters 1, 2, 9 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall be established in accordance with article 135 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, Federal Constitutional law on the Constitutional Assembly and the Federal Constitutional law on referendum of the Russian Federation.
Order amending article 65 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation establishes in article 137 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the present Federal law. Federal Constitutional law on adoption in the Russian Federation and the formation of a new subject of the Russian Federation to change the constitutional status of a subject of the Russian Federation should contain an indication of the inclusion of relevant changes or additions in article 65 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
Article 2. The form of the legal act on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation 1. Amendments to chapters 3-8 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the amendments (Amendment) to the Constitution of the Russian Federation) are accepted in the form of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
2. Under the amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation in the present Federal law refers to any change in the text of chapters 3-8 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation: deletion, addition, new edition of any of the provisions of those chapters of the Constitution of the Russian Federation. One law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation covered by related changes of the constitutional text.
3. The law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation receives a name that reflects the essence of the amendment.
CHAPTER II. PROCEDURE for MAKING proposals for the amendment of Article 3 of the CONSTITUTION of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION. Requirements for the proposal for amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation 1. Proposal of amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation entered into the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the State Duma) the subject of the right of initiative of such a proposal, stipulated in article 134 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, in the form of a draft law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, involving the deletion, addition, new edition of any of the provisions of chapters 3-8 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
2. A proposal for an amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation must contain either the text of the new article (part or paragraph of the article) of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, or the text of the new article (part or paragraph of the article) of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, or position on the deletion of the article (part or paragraph of the article) of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
3. If an amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation requires changes in other articles of chapters 3-8 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, a proposal for an amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation should also contain the text of the new edition or a proposal to change the text of articles (parts of paragraphs of articles) of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the need for changes or additions which derives from their intrinsic relationship.
4. If an amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation from the text of the Constitution of the Russian Federation excluded chapter, article, section, or paragraph of article deletions, shall be replaced by the words "Deleted (deleted) amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation" with the name of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation. While the numbers and names of excluded chapters, numbers of excepted articles or parts thereof or letters that designate the excluded items are stored.
5. Together with the draft law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation presented justification for the adoption of this amendment, as well as a list of laws of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, federal laws, revocation, modification, additions or the adoption of which will require the adoption of the amendment.
Article 4. Adoption of proposals for amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation for consideration by the State Duma 1. The State Duma received a proposal for an amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall be forwarded to the Committee of the State Duma, which have been attributed to the competence of constitutional law, to verify compliance with the requirements of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and of the Federal law on the conditions and the procedure for making proposals for the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.

2. As a result of the audit, the Committee of the State Duma introduced a proposal for consideration by the State Duma of the Russian Federation's draft law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation or the proposal to return it to the initiator in case of non-compliance with the requirements of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and of the Federal law on the conditions and the procedure for making proposals for the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
CHAPTER III. The PROCEDURE for the ADOPTION of the LAW of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION on the amendment of Article 5 of the CONSTITUTION of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION. Consideration by the State Duma of the Russian Federation's draft law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation 1. Consideration by the State Duma of the Russian Federation's draft law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall be carried out in three readings.
2. the draft law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall be regarded as accepted if the State Duma for approval not less than two thirds of total number of deputies of the State Duma.
3. Approved by the State Duma of the Russian Federation, a draft law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation within five days from the date the approval is sent to the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the Council of the Federation).
Article 6. Consideration of the draft law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council 1. Approved by the State Duma of the Russian Federation, a draft law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall be subject to mandatory review by the Federation Council.
2. The law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall be deemed adopted unless approved by not less than three-fourths of the total number of members of the Federation Council.
3. In case of rejection by the Federation Council of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Council of the Federation may make a proposal to the State Duma on the establishment of a Conciliation Commission.
Article 7. Publication to the public law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation not later than five days from the date of adoption of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation publishes for public notification, which includes the text of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, together with the dates of approval by the State Duma and the Federation Council.
Article 8. The direction of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation in the legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation Russian Federation Law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation not later than five days from the date of its adoption, shall be sent to the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in the legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation for consideration.
CHAPTER IV. The PROCEDURE for the APPROVAL of the LAW of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION on the amendment of the CONSTITUTION of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION LEGISLATIVE (representative) BODIES of CONSTITUENT ENTITIES of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, article 9. Consideration of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation Legislative (representative) body of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation in accordance with the procedure set out by this body alone, is obliged to consider the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation not later than one year from the date of its adoption.
Article 10. Direction of the Decree on the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation to the Council of Federation of the legislative (representative) body of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation within fourteen days from the date of adoption of the regulation on the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall send the order to the Federation Council.
Chapter v: entry into force of the LAW of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION on the amendment of the CONSTITUTION of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 11. Establishing the outcome of legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation the Russian Federation Law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation 1. The Federation Council maintains records of data on consideration of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the day of its legislative direction (s) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
2. The Council of the Federation at its next meeting following the expiration day of the consideration of the legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation the Russian Federation Law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation establishes the results of that review.

3. determination of the outcome of the consideration of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be in accordance with the rules of the Federation Council.
4. The President of the Russian Federation, the legislative (representative) body of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation within seven days from the date of adoption of the Council regulation on the establishment of the results of consideration of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appeal against the ruling in the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, which shall consider such disputes in accordance with the law on administrative judicial procedure. (As amended by the Federal law of 08.03.2015 N 23-FZ), the complainant, filed a complaint in the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in accordance with this article shall immediately notify the Federation Council and the President of the Russian Federation.
If a complaint was the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation had not forwarded by the President of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation for signing and publication prior to the entry into force of the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.
5. In the event of the entry into force of the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, requiring revision of the regulation of the Council of the Federation to establish the outcome of legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation the Russian Federation Law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council at its regular session, again considering the issue in the manner provided by paragraph 3 of this article.
Article 12. The signing and promulgation by the President of the Russian Federation the Russian Federation Law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation 1. Approved by the legislative (representative) bodies of at least two thirds of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation Russian Federation Law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation within seven days from the date of establishment of the results of its consideration by the legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be sent to the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation for signing and publication.
2. The President of the Russian Federation not later than fourteen days from the date of receipt of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation signs it and carries out official publication.
3. When the official publication of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall indicate the name of the law, the date of its approval by the State Duma, the Federation Council, the legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the date of its signature by the President of the Russian Federation and the registration number.
Article 13. Date of entry into force of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation Russian Federation Law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall enter into force on the day of its official publication, if the law itself is not set a date of entry into force.
Article 14. Introduction of amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation in the text of the Constitution of the Russian Federation 1. The adopted amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation is subject to the President of the Russian Federation in the text of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
2. The President of the Russian Federation, within one month from the date of entry into force of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation carries out the official publication of the Russian Federation Constitution, as amended, as well as the date of entry into force of the relevant amendments.
CHAPTER VI. FINAL PROVISIONS Article 15. Again proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation if the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation will not get the approval of the legislative (representative) bodies of at least two thirds of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the State Duma of the reintroduction of the proposal about the amendment is allowed not earlier than one year from the date of establishment of the outcome of the consideration of the legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation the Russian Federation Law on the amendment of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
Article 16. The entry into force of this federal law this federal law shall enter into force on the expiry of ten days from the date of its official publication.
Russian President Boris Yeltsin in Moscow, the Kremlin March 4, 1998 N 33-FZ