On Amendments And Additions To The Federal Law On Basic Guarantees Of Electoral Rights And The Right To Participate In The Referendum Of Citizens Of The Russian Federation "

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений и дополнений в Федеральный закон "Об основных гарантиях избирательных прав и права на участие в референдуме граждан Российской Федерации"

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Expired-the Federal law dated 12.06.2002 N 67-FZ of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on amendments and additions to the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to vote of citizens of the Russian Federation "adopted by the State Duma March 5, 1999 the year approved by the Federation Council March 17, 1999 year Article 1. To amend the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to participate in the referendum of citizens of the Russian Federation "(collection of laws of the Russian Federation, 1997, no. 38, item 4339) the following amendments and supplements: 1. In article 2: the eleventh paragraph worded as follows:" the selective Association-political association (political party, a political organization, political movement), which established and registered in accordance with the federal laws laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation at the level of the elections or at a higher level. Political association or changes and additions to the Charter of the public association to give him a political status must be filed no later than one year prior to election day, and in the appointment of the elections of the legislative (representative) or executive body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local self-administration bodies in the event of early termination of the powers of the organ concerned, this period is reduced to six months. These terms do not apply to other changes and additions made to the political Charter of the public association ";
in the paragraph, the words "twenty-fourth electoral candidate, election, electoral bloc, public association, which must be created and registered at the level of the referendum" were replaced by the words "registered as a candidate in elections, electoral, electoral bloc, public association, which must be created and registered at the level of the elections".
2. Article 3 shall be amended with paragraph 8 to read as follows: "8. foreign citizens, except in the case specified in paragraph 8 of article 4 of this federal law, persons without citizenship, foreign legal persons may not carry out activities to promote or prevent nomination of candidates (lists of candidates), the election of registered candidates.
3. Article 4 shall be amended with paragraph 8 to read as follows: "8. In accordance with the international treaties of the Russian Federation and federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation foreign citizens permanently resident in the territory of the municipality have the right to elect and be elected to local self-government bodies under the same conditions as citizens of the Russian Federation."
4. In article 10, paragraph 1 complement the proposals as follows: "in case of early termination of the powers of the body or deputies, referred to in paragraph 1 of article 8 of this federal law, the election must be made no later than 14 days from the date of such termination. The vote must be held no later than 180 days and not earlier than 70 days from the date of adoption of the decision on the appointment of the elections. The decision to appoint the election must be made no later than 65 days prior to the expiration of the term for which were elected by the relevant authority or the relevant part of the deputies of the collegial body. This decision shall be subject to official publication in the mass media not later than 5 days from the day of its adoption. ";
paragraph 3 shall be amended as follows: "3. If the authority or the authorized officer shall appoint the elections as scheduled or not appoint elections in accordance with the established procedure when termination of the authority or the deputies referred to in paragraph 1 of article 8 of this federal law, the execution of its powers, or if there is no authorized body or official elections shall be held by the corresponding Election Commission : in the first or second Sunday of the month following the expiration of the term of the authority or deputies. While the Election Commission's decision on the conduct of the election shall be published no later than 7 days from the date of expiration of the prescribed period, paragraph 1 of this article, the publication of the decision on the appointment of the elections;
not later than 180 days from the date of early termination of the powers of the body or deputies. While the Election Commission's decision on the conduct of the election shall be published no later than 7 days from the date of expiration of the prescribed period, paragraph 1 of this article, the publication of the decision on the appointment of the elections. "
5. paragraph 1 of article 12 be supplemented by the following sentence: "the decision on conducting a referendum shall be subject to official publication in the mass media not later than 5 days from the date of its adoption.
6. paragraph 4 of article 13 shall be amended as follows:

"4. subject to a referendum of the Russian Federation may not be questions, administered by the Russian Federation. Subject to a referendum of the Russian Federation may not be issues also made jointly by the Russian Federation and constituent entities of the Russian Federation, except in cases where the matter is not settled by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federal law. The local referendum may not be questions that are not administered by the relevant municipal education. ".
7. In article 16: Supplement with a new paragraph 4 to read as follows: "4. the organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation or local self-government body authorized in accordance with the Constitution, the Charter, the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education) decide on conducting a referendum, shall have the right to refuse to appoint a referendum only in the event of irregularities in the nomination of the initiative on the holding of a referendum of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the present Federal law, federal constitutional laws other federal laws, the Constitution, the Charter, the laws of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education). ";
items 4-6 take it 5-7 points respectively.
8. In article 18, paragraph 13, the words "General information" were replaced by the words "familiarizing voters, voters".
9. Article 19 paragraph 1: after the words "list of" add the words "administrative-territorial units, or municipalities, or";
the words "(streets, buildings)" should be deleted;
After the words "in each constituency" add the words "(if the constituency includes part of the territory of the administrative territorial unit or municipality or locality should be marked on the diagram the borders of this part of the territory of the administrative territorial unit or municipality or locality)";
in paragraph 3: the second paragraph shall be reworded as follows: "the approximate equality one-member electoral districts according to the number of voters with a permissible deviation from the average representation of voters by not more than 10 per cent, and in inaccessible and remote areas-not more than 15 per cent. When the multi-member constituencies observed an approximate equal numbers of voters to the parliamentary mandate. The deviation of the number of voters in multi-member constituency from the average voter representation, multiplied by the number of Deputy mandates in this area, may not exceed 10 per cent, and in inaccessible and remote locations-15 per cent of the average voter representation. These requirements may not apply for the elections in the Federal State authorities and other federal authorities in case federal law establishes the mandatory education of at least one electoral district on the territory of each constituent entity of the Russian Federation. List of inaccessible and remote areas shall be determined by the law of the Russian Federation, which entered into force before the day of official publication of the decision on the appointment of an election; ".
10. Article 21: add new paragraphs 4 and 5 to read as follows: "4. The Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission shall, within the limits of their competence to consider received to them during the election campaign, or the preparation and holding of referendum appeals on violation of this federal law, federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, statutes of municipalities in part, governing the preparation and conduct of elections the referendum, to carry out checks on these appeals and giving individuals have filed appeals, the written replies within five days, but no later than the day preceding the day of the vote, and on polling day or on the day following the day of the vote, immediately. If the facts contained in an unsolicited, require additional validation, they are accepted not later than within ten days. The Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission shall have the right to request submission for appropriate checks and punish violations of this federal law, federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, statutes of municipalities in part, governing the preparation and holding of elections, referendum, the law enforcement organs, which are obliged within five days, but no later than the day preceding the day of the vote, and on polling day or on the day of following the vote, immediately take measures to stop these violations. If the facts contained in the appeal, require additional validation, these measures are accepted not later than within ten days.

5. the Election Commission, the referendum provide voter education, voters on the timing and modalities of the implementation of the electoral action, action related to preparation and holding of the referendum during the election campaign, the preparation and conduct of the referendum, on candidates registered candidates. ";
paragraphs 4-12 take 6-14 points respectively;
supplement paragraph 15 to read as follows: "15. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation submits an annual report on spending of federal funds allocated to its activities and the holding of elections, in the manner and form established by federal laws. The Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation annually reports on the performance of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation budget allocated to its activities and the holding of elections, in the manner and form established by federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. ";
paragraph 13 as subclause 16. In the specified paragraph: in the first sentence, the word "media" should be replaced by the words "organizations engaged in television and/or radio broadcasts and editions of periodicals", after the words "should provide an opportunity for placing printed information of electoral commissions, commissions referendum" add the words ", as well as to provide the electoral commissions, commissions a referendum free airtime to inform voters, voters";
Supplement after the first sentence with the following sentence: "the cost to organizations engaged in television and/or radio broadcasts and editions of periodicals covered in the manner prescribed by article 40, paragraph 5, respectively, and paragraph 1 of article 41 hereof.";
the second proposal is considered to be the third. In this proposal the word "media" should be replaced by the words "organizations engaged in television and/or radio broadcasts and editions of periodicals".
11. In article 22: the second sentence of paragraph 2 shall be amended as follows: "the five members of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation shall be appointed by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation from among candidates proposed by the factions in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, other parliamentary associations, as well as deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. From one Deputy Association in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation may not be assigned to more than one representative. ";
to complement the new paragraph 8 to read as follows: "8. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation within the allocated funds from the federal budget to it determines the size and establishes the procedure of compensation of employees of the agencies and organizations established to ensure its activities.";
paragraphs 8-11 take 9-12 points respectively.
12. In article 23 paragraph 2: the word "elected body" replaced by "representative body (representative bodies)", the words "the elected local authority must"-the words "representative body (bodies) of local self-government must (must)", the words "and in the electoral body"-the words "and (or) in the representative body (representative bodies)";
complemented by a new paragraph 3 to read as follows: "3. The constituent entities of the Russian Federation, a system of Government which provides for the establishment of territorial bodies of State power of regions and other administrative-territorial units, the territorial Election Commission, at the appropriate level of the referendum formed representative and executive bodies of State authority in the manner provided for in paragraph 1 of this article.";
paragraph 3 as subclause 4;
supplement with a new paragraph 5 reading as follows: "5. If authorized by this federal law, bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government shall not appoint any part of composition the composition of the district, territorial, local election Commission, the referendum within the period prescribed by the Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education), or if the territory has no corresponding body of State authority or local government authority , appointment of either part of the composition of the Electoral Commission, the referendum is carried out by the higher Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission in compliance with the requirements established by this federal law, Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education). ";
paragraphs 4-12 take 6-14 points respectively.
13. Article 24: in paragraph 3, after the words "member of the Election Commission, the referendum" and after the words "the level of elections, referendum, the Electoral Commission, the referendum" add the words "with the right to vote";
in paragraph 7:

After the words "within a month" add the words "and during the relevant elections, referendum not later than ten days";
supplemented by the following sentence: "in the event of failure by the authorized body of the requirements of the new Member of the Election Commission, the Referendum Commission shall designate competent Electoral Commission, the referendum in accordance with the provisions of this Federal Act.";
in paragraph 11, the words "the federal body of executive power body of the Executive power of the Russian Federation" were replaced by the words "the federal body of executive power, the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation or in the body of the Executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation";
paragraph 12 be supplemented by the following sentence: "the size and the procedure for remuneration of the members of election commissions, the commissions of the referendum with a casting vote at the expense of funds allocated from the federal budget, are set by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.";
item 15 supplement with the following sentence: "Selective merge, electoral bloc, which nominated registered candidates, may also appoint an Election Commission, on which the Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation entrusted with leading the work of subordinate election commissions on the preparation and conduct of the election concerned, one member of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote.".
14. paragraph 1 of article 26: after the words "in all meetings of the corresponding Election Commission, the Referendum Commission" add the words ", as well as in the implementation of the relevant divisional, territorial Election Commission, the Referendum Commission work with lists of voters, voters with ballots, ballots for voting in a referendum to vote for identity absentee balloters have arrived elections, referendum, protocols on the outcome of the vote";
in the second, third and fourth sentences, after the word "meeting" in the respective cases shall be supplemented with the words "and work with the specified electoral documents, documents related to the preparation and holding of the referendum," in appropriate cases.
15. Article 27: to complement the new paragraph 7 reading as follows: "7. the Electoral Commission, a referendum upon the request of any member of the Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission, as well as any Member present at a meeting of the higher Election Commission, a referendum is required to vote on any matter within its competence and the Electoral Commission, Commission for the referendum at a meeting in accordance with the approved agenda shareholders.";
item 7 as subclause 8. In that paragraph, the words "paragraph 8 of article 21" should be replaced by the words "article 10", paragraph 21;
paragraphs 8-12 count respectively paragraphs 9-13.
16. In article 28, paragraph 2 shall be amended as follows:

"2. The nomination of candidate (list of candidates) is possible if the person (each of the nominated persons) a written declaration of consent to stand, indicating information identifiers (name, surname, date of birth, education, work or service (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation), position, information about nesnjatyh or outstanding convictions, together with an indication of the number (s) and names (names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation on the basis of which the candidate was convicted, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics, article (s) of the law of a foreign State if the applicant had been convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, citizenship, including the nationality of a foreign State with the date and grounds of its acquisition) and given the commitment if elected to cease activities incompatible with the status of Deputy or replacement another elective office. The statement together with the notification of the beginning of the signatures collection is sent to the corresponding Election Commission. If a candidate registered candidate uses in his creative activity or alias if among the candidates of the registered candidates are namesakes, the specified candidate, registered candidate may not later than 5 days after the last day of filing documents for registration in the register of the corresponding Election Commission his nickname, and in the presence of odnofamil'ca-any alias that he may at the same time with indication of the surname, name, patronymic of the use during the election campaign and which at the same time indicating the names of the , first name, middle name must be specified in all formal (including information) documents and other relevant materials produced by and subordinate election commissions. As the specified alias cannot be used surname or previously registered alias for a candidate nominated by or registered in the same constituency or electoral district, which has a common border with this region. ";
in the fourth subparagraph of paragraph 5, the words "to carry out activities conducive to the nomination and/or election" were replaced by the words "to collecting signatures and electoral propaganda".
17. In article 30, paragraph 3 supplemented by the following sentence: "Political Association, is the founder, a member of another political party or public association that acts on elections as an electoral Association or taking part in the formation of an electoral bloc, cannot speak at the same elections as an electoral Association, both independently nominating candidates (candidates), and participates in the formation of an electoral bloc.";
Add new paragraphs 4-7 as follows: "4. The designation of the electoral Union is the name specified in the registered a political Charter of the public association.
5. the name of an electoral bloc shall be determined at the Congress (Conference) representatives of electoral associations included in this block. In naming the bloc cannot be used the name of the public association, registered at this level or higher and not logged-in this electoral bloc as electoral associations, as well as the name of a previously registered electoral bloc. The use of the name and surname of the natural person in the name of an electoral bloc is possible only with the written consent of that individual.
6. In cases stipulated by the Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation, the selective Association, electoral bloc with the submission of lists of candidates shall have the right to submit to the corresponding Election Commission its emblem. While the selective Association has the right to submit only your logo registered in the order established by the legislation of the Russian Federation, the electoral bloc the right to represent the logo of any of the associations that are members of the electoral bloc, or any other logo, except for the registered emblems of other public associations, electoral blocs contesting candidates (lists of candidates) on the data or previous elections this or a higher level. The symbolism of electoral associations, electoral bloc shall not violate intellectual property, insult or defame the State symbols (flags, armorial bearings) of the Russian Federation, constituent entities of the Russian Federation, a State religious symbols and national feelings, violate generally accepted standards of morality.

7. Change the names and symbols of electoral associations and blocs during the election campaign is not allowed. ";
paragraph 4 as subclause 8. The first sentence of this paragraph shall be reworded as follows: "list of candidates nominated by the electoral Union electoral bloc, appears in the corresponding election, together with the Commission in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 28 of this federal law's consent to run for the candidates statements from this electoral associations constituency electoral bloc and (or) on the list of candidates.";
paragraph 9 as subclause 5. The specified item complemented with the following sentence: "in cases envisaged by the Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation, this rule does not apply in the conduct of elections in single-member constituencies;
supplement paragraph 10 to read as follows: "10. In multi-member electoral constituency Association, electoral bloc has the right to nominate a candidate for each deputy mandate, subject to the replacement in this county. "
18. In article 31, paragraph 8 should read: "8. the voter, party referendum puts a signature in the document, worksheet, where it indicates your surname, name, patronymic, year of birth (at the age of 18 years, an additional day and month of birth), residential address, series and number of passport or a document replacing it and the date of its issuance and the date of any signature. Data about voters, putting his signature in support of the candidate, a list of candidates may be in the sign-up sheet by the person collecting signatures in support of a candidate, the list of candidates. These data are entered as handwriting means. ";
supplement paragraphs 9 and 10 to read as follows: "9. In the case of candidate appeal or outstanding conviction in subscription sheet must indicate the application number (s) and name (the names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, based on which candidate was convicted, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics, article (s) of the law of a foreign State If the applicant has been convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. In the case of candidate nationality of a foreign State must indicate the name of the worksheet, document of the corresponding foreign State.
10. each electoral Association, electoral bloc, group of voters, voter, which nominated the same candidate and in writing having notified about his proposing the corresponding Election Commission, collects the required number of voters ' signatures in support of the nomination. No summation of voters ' signatures collected different initiators of the nomination of the candidate to support the same candidate. ".
19. In article 32, paragraph 1 shall be amended as follows: "1. candidates (candidates) in the presence of the required number of collected signatures in support of them are captured by the corresponding Election Commission if there are drawn up, in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 28 of this federal law, candidates ' applications of their agreement to run in this constituency. The Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation may provide that registration of candidates (lists of candidates) to the corresponding Election Commission should be submitted also information about income and property owned by the applicant (each candidate from the list of candidates) on the right of ownership. Information about the amount and sources of income are presented in the form of a copy of the Declaration of the income of the citizen who is a candidate for the year preceding the appointment of election (with a mark of tax authorities). If, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on taxes and dues citizen, the applicant, is not obliged to submit income declaration, it appears the total help magnitude of his income for the year preceding the appointment of election from the Organization at the place of receipt of income. Information about the property owned by the candidate on the right of ownership shall be submitted on the form set out in the annex to the present Federal law. ";
to complement the new paragraph 2 as follows: "2. the Electoral Commission may apply to the appropriate authorities with a proposal to validate the information submitted in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 28 of this federal law and paragraph 1 of this article.";
paragraph 2 take it paragraph 3 to read:

"3. The number of candidates presented for registration (list of candidates), voters ' signatures collected in support of the candidate (list of candidates) may exceed the number of signatures required for registration, but not more than 15 per cent. The Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation cannot be otherwise established a limit on the number of voters ' signatures submitted for registration of the candidate (list of candidates). ";
paragraph 3 as subclause 4. In the specified paragraph: in the first sentence, after the words "any part of these signatures," add the words "but not less than 20 per cent of the statutory required for registration of the number of signatures";
in the second sentence, after the words "limit value established by federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation," add the words "but may not be less than 10 and more than 20 per cent of the number of verified signatures";
supplement with a new paragraph 5 reading as follows: "5. The Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation may be provided that, at the discretion of the candidate, electoral associations, electoral bloc candidate registration (list of candidates) is performed by the corresponding Election Commission is not based on the submitted signatures of voters, but on the basis of the proposal submitted by the candidate to the Election Commission, the electoral Union, electoral bloc, which have put forward their list of candidates, electoral pledge. The fact of collecting, presenting voters ' signatures for registration to the Election Commission, candidate, election, electoral bloc in support of this candidate, the corresponding list of candidates may not be grounds for refusal of registration in the case of a candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc election pledge. Selective bail means of election fund. If a registered candidate is not elected by vote and less established by federal law, the law of the Russian Federation the number of voters who took part in voting, electoral Association, electoral bloc did not participate in the allocation of Deputy mandates and scored the results of voting less than established by federal law, the law of the Russian Federation the number of voters who participated in voting, the election pledge, made as a candidate, electoral Association , electoral bloc, is credited to the income of the relevant budget. Specified number of votes may not be more than 5 per cent of voters who took part in the vote in the relevant electoral district for registered candidates and 3 percent for electoral associations and blocs. The installed size of federal law, the law of the Russian Federation electoral pledge cannot be more than 15 per cent of the installed this Act spending limit of the election fund of the candidate respectively, electoral associations, electoral bloc. How to open and maintain a special account for making and storing electoral pledge by the corresponding Election Commission is established by federal law, the law of the Russian Federation. ";
paragraphs 4-5 take it 6-7 points respectively;
item 6 as subclause 8. In the second sentence of this paragraph shall be reworded as follows: "the candidate nominated by voters, has the right to declare their affiliation to no more than one public association, registered no later than a year before polling day in accordance with the law, and their status in this public association";
item 7 as subclause 9 to read as follows: "9. in case of refusal to register a candidate (list of candidates), the corresponding Election Commission within 24 hours from the moment of adoption of the decision on refusal to issue to the applicant or authorized representative electoral associations, electoral bloc, a group of voters, voter, author of the candidate a copy of the decision of the Electoral Commission, outlining the grounds for refusal. Grounds for refusal might be: a significant violation of the established federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation order of collection of signatures;
insufficient number of reliable voters ' signatures in support of the candidate (list of candidates) or exceeding the statutory limit of percentage of invalid signatures among the signatures, audited if a candidate, electoral, electoral bloc was not introduced by the deposit;
inaccuracy of information provided by the candidate in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 28 of this federal law and paragraph 1 of this article if the inaccuracy of this information is significant;
How to create a material breach of the election fund and spending its funds;
other grounds stipulated by this federal law. ";

to complement the new paragraph 10 to read as follows: "10. If the inaccuracy of information provided by the candidate in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 28 of this federal law and paragraph 1 of this article, installed after the registration of the candidate (list of candidates) and the unreliability of this information is significant, Election Commission no later than 16 days before the ballot day shall have the right to decide to cancel the registration of a candidate (exclude a candidate from a list of candidates), and for 15-1 day before polling day, apply to the Court for the unregistering of view this candidate (delisting candidates). ";
in paragraph 12, the words "in paragraph 11" wherever they appear replace the words "in paragraph 14";
paragraphs 8-10, respectively, paragraphs 11-count 13;
paragraph 11 as subclause 14. In that paragraph the word "four" should be replaced by the word "six";
paragraph 12 as subclause 15;
supplement paragraph 16 to read as follows: "16. When conducting repeated and by-elections for the vacant the mandate of the current legislative (representative) body of State power, local self-government body cannot be registered candidate who is a Deputy (member of) this body. ".
20. In article 33, paragraph 2 shall be amended as follows: "2. the referendum initiative group appealed to the Election Commission, at the appropriate level, which acts as a referendum Commission, requesting registration of the group. If a Permanent Electoral Commission of municipal formation is absent, the functions of the local referendum Commission prior to its formation fulfils a representative body of local self-government, in the absence of representative body of local self-government, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation. ";
paragraph 6 shall be amended as follows: "6. the authority referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, within 15 days from the date of receipt of the petition for the referendum initiative group is obliged to consider the specified application and the documents attached to it and make a decision: If these motions and documents with the requirements of this federal law, the Constitution, the Charter, the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education)-about the direction of the organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation or in local authority authorized in accordance with the Constitution, the Charter, the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education) decide on conducting a referendum;
otherwise, the refusal in registration of an initiative group. ";
paragraphs 7-9 to replace paragraphs 7-14 to read as follows: "7. Organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation or local self-government body authorized in accordance with the Constitution, the Charter, the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education) decide on conducting a referendum, is obliged to verify the conformity of the question proposed for the referendum of the Russian Federation, local referendum, the requirements of article 13 hereof in the manner and at times prescribed by the law of the Russian Federation , the Charter of municipal formation(education). When this validation period may not exceed 20 days from the date of receipt of the corresponding body in the manner provided for in paragraph 6 of this article, a petition initiative group for holding a referendum and the enclosed documents.
8. Organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, authorized in accordance with the Constitution, the Charter, the law of the Russian Federation to decide on conducting a referendum of the Russian Federation, not later than 5 days from the date of receipt in the body in the manner provided for in paragraph 6 of this article, a petition initiative group for holding a referendum of the Russian Federation and the enclosed documents is obliged to notify about this initiative of the President of the Russian Federation The Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation and the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
9. In the case of recognition of a body referred to in paragraph 7 of this article, the question for the referendum, meets the requirements of article 13 hereof, the authority referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, registers an initiative group for the referendum, gives her a registration certificate, as well as reports about it in the media. Decision on registration of the initiative group for the referendum of the Russian Federation was adopted in a fifteen period at the expiration of 45 days after receipt of the authority referred to in paragraph 7 of this article, a petition initiative group for holding a referendum of the Russian Federation and the documents enclosed.

10. in the event of a dispute about competence, in connection with the initiative of holding a referendum of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation shall have the right to offer to the authority, had issue, referendum, meets the requirements of article 13 hereof, to create a Conciliation Commission. In the work of the Conciliation Commission shall have the right to participate the representatives of the initiative group for the referendum of the Russian Federation. At the time of the Conciliation Commission within the time limit specified in paragraph 9 of this article shall be suspended.
11. In the case of recognition of a body referred to in paragraph 7 of this article, the question for the referendum that is meets the requirements of article 13 hereof, the authority referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, shall refuse to register an initiative group for the referendum.
12. in case of refusal to register an initiative group for the referendum issued decision of the relevant authority, stating the grounds for refusal.
13. the grounds of refusal of registration of the initiative group for the referendum can only be a violation of the initiative group of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the Constitution, the Charter, the laws of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education). Refusal to register may be appealed in court.
14. In the absence of Electoral Commission (referendum Commission) the appropriate level of authority to register the initiative group for the referendum within 14 days from the date of registration of the initiative group of forms (Forms) of the appropriate Commission of the referendum in the manner prescribed by article 23 of the present Federal law. ";
paragraphs 10-16 count respectively paragraphs 15-21;
item 17 as subclause 22. In that paragraph the words "in paragraph 15" were replaced by the words "in paragraph 20", the words "the State authority or local government body empowered to take a decision on conducting a referendum"-the words "organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation or in local authority, authorized in accordance with the Constitution, the Charter, the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education) decide on conducting a referendum";
supplement paragraph 23 read as follows: "23. In the event of a dispute about competence in connection with the appointment of a referendum of the Russian Federation, the dispute shall be settled at the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation. In this case, the preparation of the referendum shall be suspended pending the decision of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation. "
21. Article 36: in paragraph 4, the words "(holidays, weekends and public holidays and other holidays)" should be deleted;
in paragraphs 4 and 5, the word "broadcasters" were replaced by the words "in both cases, organizations engaged in television and/or radio broadcasts".
22. paragraph 5 of article 37 shall be supplemented with the words "or taking advantage of official or service position".
23. In article 38, paragraph 2, the word "broadcasters" were replaced by the words "the organizations involved in television and/or radio broadcasts".
24. In article 39, paragraph 1 shall be amended as follows: "1. Organizations engaged in television and/or radio broadcasts and editions of periodicals (periodicals), founders (co-founders) which are State or municipal authorities, organizations, institutions, and (or) which are not less than 15 per cent of the budget of the organization concerned, performing body-and (or) radio Edition of the periodical printed publising for the year before the day of official publication of the decision on the appointment of the elections at the expense of funds allocated to federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government, are obliged to ensure that the registered candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs equal conditions of electioneering. ";
paragraph 2: in the first sentence, the word "media" should be replaced by the words "organizations engaged in television and/or radio broadcasts and editions of periodicals";
the second sentence should read as follows: "payment registered candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc airtime and print space and equal provision of air time on organizations engaged in television and/or radio broadcasts, should be implemented on equal terms, the payment must be made in full before providing airtime and print area exclusively through relevant election funds.
25. Article 40: the word "broadcaster" in appropriate cases and numbers, replace the words "the governing body-and (or) radio broadcasting," in appropriate cases and numbers;

in paragraph 5, after the words "the work of the action teams for the referendum" add the words "electoral commissions, commissions are referendum";
supplement paragraph 6 to read as follows: "6. In information blocks organizations engaged in television and/or radio, it is not allowed to give preference to any candidate, a registered candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc, including on-time coverage of their campaign activities."
26. In article 41: in paragraph 1 the word "periodicals" in appropriate cases be replaced by the words "editorial printed periodicals" in appropriate cases, the words "with the exception of publications"-the words "except for editions of periodicals (periodicals)";
paragraph 2 shall be amended as follows: "2. The requirement to provide equal conditions printed area does not apply to editorial printed periodicals if revision of the periodical printed publising and (or) a periodical publication established a registered candidate (candidates), the electoral Union, electoral bloc, the initiative group for the referendum, as well as inbound (incoming) in the electoral bloc electoral (electoral groupings) and are not subject to the provisions of paragraph 1 of article 39 of the present Federal law.";
supplemented by paragraph 3 to read as follows: "3. all materials placed in periodicals and paid from the funds of the election fund of the candidate, registered association, candidate, electoral bloc, should be placed on how information from the election fund of any candidate, candidate, registered electoral associations, the bloc has been paid the corresponding publication. If publication of materials was carried out free of charge in accordance with the rules set out in paragraph 1 of this article, and (or) other rules of printed area on a rent-free basis for publishing the registered candidates and electoral associations and blocs, the publication should be placed reference to the fact that this publication free of charge, as well as indication of any registered candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc was given the opportunity of placing relevant publications. ".
27. Article 43: in paragraph 1, the second sentence should be deleted;
in paragraph 2 the words "places of residence address" should be replaced by the words "place of residence";
the second sentence should be deleted;
Add new paragraphs 3 and 4 as follows: "3. copies of printed campaign materials or their copies before its dissemination should be submitted to the Electoral Commission, the relevant candidate zaregistrirovavshuju (list of candidates), the Referendum Commission zaregistrirovavshuju initiative group for the referendum, or inferior Election Commission, the Referendum Commission in cases stipulated by the Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation. Together with these materials to the Electoral Commission, the referendum must be submitted also information about location (residence address) organizations (persons), prepared and ordered these materials. Production and distribution of printed campaign materials without the consent in writing of the relevant registered candidates and electoral associations and blocs, the referendum initiative groups are not allowed.
4. dissemination of printed campaign materials in compliance with the requirements laid down in paragraphs 2 and 3 of this article shall be prohibited. ";
items 3-5 take it 5-7 points respectively.
28. In article 45: in paragraph 2, after the word "national" to supplement the word "religious";
in paragraph 3: after "Candidates," add the words "registered applicants";
the words "(duty at polling stations, stations of the referendum signature collection and other propaganda work), substitute (duty at polling stations, stations, collecting signatures, referendum propaganda work), make the reward voters engaged in specified organizational work, depending on the outcome of the vote," the word "candidates"-the words "Registered applicants", the words "otherwise than provided by law"-the words "otherwise than on the basis of the measures taken in accordance with the federal laws the subjects of the Russian Federation, laws and other regulatory legal acts of the decisions of the organs of State power and bodies of local self-government ";
paragraphs 4, 5 and 6, replace paragraphs 4-9 as follows:

"4. the candidates who registered candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs which nominated or have registered lists of candidates and (or) individual candidates or forming part of electoral blocs that have the appropriate extension or registration, trustees and authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs, the Trustees of the registered candidates, members and delegates of the referendum initiative groups, as well as the organizations founders, owners, holders, and (or) members of the governing bodies of which are the individuals and organizations as well as other physical and legal persons acting at the request of or on behalf of listed individuals and entities, during the election campaign, when the holding of a referendum may not engage in charitable activities. Designated individuals and entities are prohibited from access by other individuals and legal entities, with proposals on the provision of material and financial assistance or services to voters, parties and organizations located in the territory of the constituency, the territory of the referendum. Natural and legal persons are prohibited to carry out charitable activities on behalf of or in support of candidates, registered candidates and electoral associations and blocs, the action teams on the referendum, their delegates and Trustees.
5. advertising of commercial and other activities of the candidates of the registered candidates and electoral associations and blocs, trustees and authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs, the Trustees of the registered candidates, members and delegates of the action teams for the referendum, as well as organizations, founders, owners, holders, and (or) members of the governing bodies of which are the persons and organizations during the election campaign, when a referendum is carried out on the basis of under paragraph 2 of article 39 and paragraph 3 of article 41 hereof. On polling day and the day preceding the day of the vote, such advertising is not allowed.
6. Television and radio news programmes on organizations engaged in television and/or radio, referred to in paragraph 1 of article 39 of this federal law, and edition of printed periodicals referred to in paragraph 1 of article 39 of this federal law, participating in election campaigns, may not tolerate the promulgation (publication) information that could harm the honour, dignity or business reputation of the registered candidates, if these television and radio news programmes and periodicals may not provide the registered candidate an opportunity to promulgate (publish) a refutation or other explanation in defence of his honour , dignity or business reputation before the end of the election campaign. The failure of the registered candidate ability to promulgate (post) before the end of campaigning refutation or other explanation in defence of his honour, dignity or business reputation in tv and radio programs on channels organizations engaged in television and/or radio, referred to in paragraph 1 of article 39 of this federal law, and in periodicals referred to in paragraph 1 of article 39 of this federal law, which issued a (published) capable of harming the honour, dignity or business reputation of a registered candidate, may be a reason to involve those organizations involved in television and/or radio broadcasts and editions of periodicals and their officials the responsibility envisaged by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
7. in case of violation of a registered candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc of paragraph 2 of this article, the Electoral Commission is obliged, and other authorities, organizations and citizens referred to in paragraph 4 of article 63 of this federal law, may apply to the Court with a view to abolish registration of the candidate (list of candidates). In case of infringement of a registered candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc, the initiative group for the referendum established under articles 37-45 of this federal law, other rules for the conduct of the pre-election campaign, canvassing on the referendum, the Electoral Commission, the referendum makes its decision, warning of the registered candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc, the initiative group for the referendum or to appropriate law-enforcement and other bodies with a view to the Suppression of illegal campaign activities , while the Election Commission has the right to cancel the decision on registration of the candidate (list of candidates). The relevant decision of the Election Commission is passed to the media.

8. law enforcement authorities are obliged to take measures to curb illegal campaign activities, the prevention of fraudulent and illegal manufacturing of printed, audiovisual and other propaganda materials and their removal, set the manufacturer specified materials and their source of payment, as well as inform the corresponding Election Commission, the referendum on the facts and on the measures taken.
9. In case of breach by performing body-and (or) broadcasting, edited the periodical printed publising stipulated by this federal law, Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation rules of corresponding election canvassing Commission, the referendum may apply to law enforcement, the courts, the executive authorities, carrying out the State policy in the field of the media, with representation on the Suppression of illegal campaign activities and engaging organization exercising the body-and (or) radio Edition of the periodical printed publising the responsibility envisaged by the legislation of the Russian Federation. "
29. In article 46, paragraph 4 supplemented by the following sentence: "the Government of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation, authorized local authority shall, within ten days from the date of the corresponding Election Commission, the referendum to give her State or municipal guarantee of performance of the obligation of returning the credit funds, including accrued interest on them.";
paragraph 5 shall be amended as follows: "5. the return received credit funds and payment of interest accrued for the use of specified credit funds are carried out depending on the level of elections, referendum out of the federal budget, the subject of the Russian Federation, local budgets respectively. Money to repay the debt obligations approved by the law or other normative legal act of the relevant budget for the next financial year purpose. ";
item 6 supplemented by the following sentence: "the Chairmen of election commissions, commissions a referendum administer the funds allocated for the preparation and conduct of elections, referendum, and are responsible for compliance with the financial instruments the decisions of electoral commissions, commissions a referendum on finance and financial reporting on the expenditure of such funds in the manner and within the time limits established federal constitutional laws, federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, statutes of municipalities.";
supplement paragraph 7 to read as follows: "7. at holding of elections to the Federal State authorities, the referendum of the Russian Federation, the procedure for opening and maintenance of accounts, accounting, reporting and remittance of funds allocated by the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, other electoral commissions, commissions of the referendum shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation by agreement with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. Elections to bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, referendums in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as local elections and local referendums, the opening and maintenance of accounts, accounting, reporting and remittance of funds allocated to the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, other electoral commissions, commissions a referendum set by the Election Commission of the Russian Federation on agreement with the Directorate (National Bank) is the Central Bank of the Russian Federation in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The bank fee for opening accounts of electoral commissions, commissions and referendum operations on accounts not charged. For using money means on these accounts, interest is paid by the Bank.
30. In article 47, paragraph 4 shall be amended as follows: "4. it is prohibited to make donations to the election funds of candidates registered candidates and electoral associations and blocs: and) to foreign States and foreign legal entities;
b) foreign citizens, except as provided in paragraph 8 of article 4 of this federal law;
b) stateless persons;
g) citizens of the Russian Federation, under the age of 18 years;
d) Russian legal entities with foreign participation, if the foreign share in authorized capital (aggregate) is greater than 30 per cent on the day of official publication of the decision on the appointment of the elections;
e) international organizations and international social movements;
f) bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government;
w) State and municipal agencies and organizations;

and) legal persons with public or municipal share in the authorized capital (aggregate) in excess of 30 per cent on the day of official publication of the decision on the appointment of the elections;
to) military units, military agencies and organizations, law enforcement agencies;
l) charities and religious groups and established their organizations;
m) anonymous donors (for citizen-without specifying any of the following information: full name, address and place of residence and date of birth; for a legal person-without specifying any of the following information: tax identification number, name, date of registration, bank account details, mark about absence of State or municipal share in the authorized capital (aggregate) or of the availability of such share, together with an indication of its size, the lack of foreign participation in the authorized capital (aggregate) or about the existence of such participation, together with an indication of the percentage of participation);
n) legal persons, registered less than one year before the day of voting. ";
paragraph 10 should read: "10. Means of election funds can be used to: (a)) financial provision of organizational and technical measures aimed at collecting voters ' signatures in support of the nomination of the candidate (list of candidates), including the remuneration of persons engaged for collecting voters ' signatures;
b) campaign, as well as works (services) information and advisory nature;
in) other works (services), executed (rendered) by legal persons or citizens of the Russian Federation, as well as other expenses directly related to the conduct of the electoral campaign;
d) making election pledge. ";
paragraph 11, after the first sentence, supplemented by the following sentence: "it is prohibited to perform paid work, sales of goods, rendering of paid services, directly or indirectly related to the election, without the consent in writing of the candidate of the registered candidates, persons authorized by him, the electoral bloc Association, performing such works, sale of goods, provision of services and the payment of the corresponding election fund.";
item 13 shall be amended as follows: "13. Bank-account holder of the election fund of the candidate, registered association, candidate, electoral bloc on demand of the corresponding Election Commission must periodically provide information on receipt and expenditure of funds in the election this candidate account registered candidate, electoral associations, electoral bloc. ";
to complement the new paragraph 16 to read as follows: "16. The Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation could be established that a registered candidate, is not elected by the results of the vote, with voting less than established by this federal law, the law of the Russian Federation the number of voters who took part in voting, electoral Association election bloc registered list of candidates took part in distribution of Deputy mandates and collected by voting less established by this federal law the law of the Russian Federation the number of voters who took part in the vote are obliged to refund the corresponding Election Commission funds transferred from the federal budget, the subject of the Russian Federation, local budgets in election fund of a registered candidate, electoral associations, electoral bloc, as well as other funds received by a registered candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc from the corresponding budget in accordance with the Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation. The Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation could also be envisaged that the above selective merge, electoral bloc shall indemnify organizations involved in television and/or radio, newspapers periodicals expenses incurred by these organizations engaged in television and/or radio, editors of periodicals in connection with electoral rights associations, electoral bloc on canvassing using free airtime and print space. Specified number of votes cannot be more than 3 per cent of voters who took part in the vote in the relevant electoral district for registered candidates and more than 2 percent for voter associations, electoral blocs. ";
in paragraph 18, after the words "candidates," add the words "registered candidates,";
paragraphs 16-19 take respectively paragraphs 17-20.
31. Article 48 supplement suggestions after the first sentence to read as follows:

"The bodies and agencies upon request of the corresponding Election Commission not later than one month from the day of official publication of the decision to appoint election are required to send specialists at its disposal for the term established federal constitutional laws, federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. During this period, experts carry out their duties with a temporary exemption from the basic work, they will keep any salaries and payments on the main place of work. "
32. in paragraph 3 of article 49: the word "fit" in the first sentence, replace the word "places," and in the third sentence, the words "the Commission places";
complement the proposals after the first sentence to read as follows: "in the event that a registered candidate, including from a list of candidates or outstanding conviction appeal information products must indicate the application number (s) and name (the names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, based on which candidate was convicted, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics Article (s), the law of a foreign State if the applicant had been convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. In the event that a registered candidate, including the list of candidates, the nationality of a foreign State in information material shall indicate the name of the corresponding foreign State. ".
33. Article 50: the words "for 15 days before polling day and" should be deleted;
the words "of the local election Commission, the referendum, the electoral referendum" were replaced by the words "of the corresponding Election Commission, the referendum".
34. Article 51: in paragraph 2, after the word "determined" add the words "as prescribed";
item 4 shall be amended as follows: "4. In the event of a vote for candidates ballot contains alphabetical surname, name, patronymic, year of birth, place of residence, the name of the candidate elected position occupied in the public authority or the local self-government body (if available), place of work or service (in case of absence of the principal place of business or employment service) each registered candidate , the name of each registered candidate occupied posts information about who nominated this candidate. In case a candidate in accordance with article 28 of this federal law was registered by an alias, the alias is also indicated on the ballot paper. Affiliation of the candidate to the registered in the established order not later than one year before the day of voting to the public association and its status it displays on the ballot paper at the request of the candidate himself. If the candidate runs also in the composition of the list of candidates, then this information is placed in the bulletin. ";
to complement the new paragraph 6, reading as follows: ' 6. In the event that a registered candidate, whose details are indicated on the ballot paper, appeal or outstanding conviction should be indicated on the ballot paper number (s) and name (the names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, based on which candidate was convicted, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics Article (s), the law of a foreign State if the applicant had been convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. In the event that a registered candidate, whose details are indicated on the ballot paper, the nationality of a foreign State shall be indicated on the ballot papers the name of the corresponding foreign State. ";
paragraphs 6-16 count 7-17 points respectively.
35. In article 52, paragraph 9 supplemented by the following sentence: "in this case, a voter referendum party orally notify the Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission of its intention to take help to fill in the ballot, the ballot paper at the referendum. Meanwhile, in the appropriate (relevant) box(es) of the voters list, the voter shall indicate the surname, name, patronymic, passport number or alternate document of the person assisting a voter, party referendum. ";
supplement paragraph 12 to read as follows:

"12. The registered candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs, trustees and authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs, the Trustees of the registered candidates, members and delegates of the action teams for the referendum, as well as organizations, founders, owners, holders, and (or) members of the governing bodies which are listed individuals and entities, other natural and legal persons acting at the request of or on behalf of listed individuals and entities It is prohibited to undertake any action aimed at ensuring the delivery of voters, voters to vote. ".
36. Article 53: in paragraph 1, the first sentence should read as follows: "If Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation not to cast their vote on the identities provided for voting at elections, referendum, as well as in other cases stipulated by the Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation, the voter, party referendum on election day for a good reason (vacation , business trip, mode of work and training activities, implementation of State and public health responsibilities) will not be present at the place of their residence and will not be able to come to the precinct Electoral Commission, referendum polling station, site of the referendum, in which he included in the poll, voters should be given the opportunity to vote early by filling out a ballot at a referendum ballot paper in the relevant territorial premises (district) (15-4 days before the day of voting) or precinct (not earlier than 3 days before polling day) the Electoral Commission, the referendum. ";
complement the proposals after the first sentence to read as follows: "a voter referendum early voter party, delivers to the corresponding Election Commission, the Referendum Commission statement which indicates the reason for early voting. This statement is attached to the list of voter turnout, voters. ";
in paragraph 5, in the third sentence, the words "and financial" should be deleted;
Supplement after the second sentence with the following sentence: "If the number of early voters in the premises of the territorial (district) and the local election Commission, voter referendum, voters will be more than one per cent of the electorate, voters on the list of electors, voters at the polling station, site of the referendum (but not less than 10 voters, voters) on the reverse side of the ballot papers, ballots on referendum learned from the envelopes of voters turnout of voters, the stamp of the local election Commission. "
37. The first sentence of paragraph 2 of article 54 shall be amended as follows: "voting outside the premise for voting, except as provided by paragraph 6 of article 53 hereof, only on polling day and only on the basis of a written or oral statement (including passed with the help of other persons) voter party referendum on granting him the opportunity to vote outside the premises for voting.
38. In article 55 paragraph 2: the first paragraph shall be reworded as follows: "the Protocol of the local election Commission, the referendum must be written on a single sheet. In exceptional cases, the Protocol can be drawn on more than one sheet, with each sheet must be signed by all present members of the local election Commission, the referendum with a casting vote. Protocol of the local election Commission, the referendum on the outcome of a vote must contain: ";
subparagraph "b" shall be amended as follows: "b) title of the elections, referendum, date to vote";
in subparagraph (e): the first paragraph shall be reworded as follows: "d string) Protocol in the following sequence:";
in paragraph 11, the words "paragraph 12" were replaced by the words "paragraph 14";
complement the seventeenth paragraph reading: "line 13 g: number of cancelled at a polling station, site of the referendum voting absentee ballots on elections, referendum;";
item 3 supplement with the following sentence: "the line numbering Protocol, the local election Commission, the Referendum Commission is established federal constitutional laws, federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation."
39. In article 56:

in paragraph 3 the words "signatures of the members of the Commission and of the press followed by the Commission in the bulletin" replaced by "squares placed on the ballot to the right of the registered candidates, names of electoral associations and blocs and of the line" against all candidates "or" against all candidates "squares placed under the words" Yes "and" no ";
paragraph 4 replace paragraphs 4-6, reading as follows: ' 4. Before the counting of the votes of electors, voters, members of the local election Commission, the referendum with a casting vote made in each page the list of voters for the referendum the following summary data on this page: a) the number of voters, the voters list;
b) the number of ballot papers, ballots issued to voters in a referendum, referendum participants at a polling station, site of a referendum on polling day (set according to the number of voters ' signatures of voters in the poll, voters);
in) the number of ballot papers, ballots issued to voters in a referendum, referendum participants voted outside the premises for voting (installed on the relevant marks in the poll, voters);
g) number of voter turnout, voters;
d) number of absentee ballots to vote on elections, referendum, issued by the local election Commission, Commission for referendum voters referendum participants at a polling station, site of the referendum;
(e)), the number of voters, voters who voted in absentia identities for voting at elections, referendum at polling station, site of the referendum.
5. After making the set forth in paragraph 4 of this article, every page of the voters list, the voter must be signed by a member of the Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission, which sets these credentials, and then summarizes them, announce and notify the President, Vice-President or Secretary of the local election Commission, the referendum and the persons present at the counting of votes. The last sheet of the poll, voters Chairman, Vice-Chairman or the Secretary of the local election Commission, the referendum makes the resulting data, defined as the sum of the data established in accordance with paragraph 4 of this article, assured them, signed and stamped by the local election Commission, the referendum. Then with a list of voters, voters have the right to examine the persons referred to in paragraph 3 of article 26 of this federal law.
6. the Chairman, Vice-Chairman or the Secretary of the local election Commission, the Referendum Commission said, read and populates the rows 1 and 2 of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote and in its larger form: a) of the number of voters, the voters list;
b) the number of ballot papers, ballots in the referendum received the precinct Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission (bulletins, learned from envelopes early voting at the premises of the territorial (district) the Electoral Commission, voter referendum, voters in the specified number). ";
item 7 as subclause 5. In that paragraph: the words "and", the words "13B, 13B and 13 g";
supplemented by the fifth and sixth paragraphs to read: "the number of cancelled at a polling station, station referendum absentee ballots to vote on elections, referendum.
If Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation provided a second ballot, absentee ballots accounting establishes the Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation. ";
item 6 as subclause 8;
item 7 as subclause 9. In that paragraph, the words "paragraph 20" were replaced by the words "paragraph 24";
paragraphs 8-13 take respectively paragraphs 10-15;
paragraph 14 considered paragraph 16. In that paragraph the words "the" should be replaced by the words "when sorting";
Add new paragraphs 17 and 18 to read as follows: "17. If the Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation provided for voting for more than one candidate personally sort the ballots at elections in multi-member electoral districts shall be established by federal law, the law of the Russian Federation, and in cases where such procedure is established by law, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, depending on the level of election.

18. In case the number of early voting in the premises of the territorial (district) and the local election Commission, voter referendum, voters will be more than one per cent of the electorate, voters on the list of electors, voters at the polling station, site of the referendum (but not less than 10 voters, voters), the local election Commission, a referendum upon the request of any member of the Commission, observer is accordingly under an obligation to make a separate counting of ballots , ballots in the referendum, learned from envelopes, voter turnout for the referendum. Based on the results of the precinct Electoral Commission count is specified, the Referendum Commission shall be drawn, which is attached to the Protocol of the local election Commission, the referendum on the outcome of the vote. While the ballot papers, ballots in the referendum, extracted from envelopes, voter turnout for the referendum, are packed and sealed separately. ";
paragraphs 15-19 take 19-23 points respectively;
paragraph 20 as subclause 24. In the second sentence of the paragraph add the words ", including the additional counting of ballot papers, ballots on referendum";
paragraphs 21-31 take respectively paragraphs 25-35.
40. Article 58 shall be amended as follows: "article 58. Procedure to determine the results of elections, referendum 1. Based on the first copies of the protocols on the outcome of the vote received from directly subordinate electoral commissions, commissions of the referendum, by summing the data contained therein the results of elections, referendum determines the Electoral Commission, the referendum, with the right of federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education). Members of the Commission with the power to vote on elections, referendum results set personally. On the results of elections, referendum shall be drawn up in triplicate and protocol summary table, which shall be signed by all present members of the Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission with the right to vote.
2. elections are recognized by the corresponding Election Commission is not valid if: (a)) participated in fewer voters than is provided for in the relevant federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
b) the number of votes cast for the candidate who received the greatest number of votes in relation to another candidate (the other candidates), less than the number of votes cast against all candidates;
in) less than two lists of candidates in the vote for lists of candidates received under the Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation the right to participate in the allocation of Deputy mandates;
g) for lists of candidates, received under the relevant law of the right to participate in the distribution of seats, in the amount of 50 per cent or less of voters who took part in voting for lists of candidates.
3. at holding of elections in multi-member constituencies, the candidate shall be deemed not to have been elected if the number of votes cast for candidates, less than the number of votes cast against all candidates. In this case, the remaining deputy mandates unsubstituted appointed by-election.
4. The corresponding Election Commission cancels its decision to recognize the elected candidate, who received the required number of votes for election or a recognized elected by voting for the list of candidates, if it within the term established by federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation, but not later than within seven days from the day of official publication of the election results has not submitted to the corresponding Election Commission a copy of the order (orders) for exemption from responsibilities incompatible with the status of Deputies, elected official, or a copy of documents certifying the filing statement within the prescribed time-limit for exemption from these responsibilities.
5. The Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation may stipulate that, if a candidate without forcing to circumstances not stepped down, incompatible with the status of the Deputy, an elected official, resulting in repeated or appointed by-election, the candidate must reimburse the corresponding Election Commission fully or partially its expenses related to repeated or by-elections. The law should also contain a list of compelling circumstances under which the specified refund is not possible.

6. the referendum shall be recognized by the relevant Consultative Commission of the referendum is not held if attended fewer than half of voters entered in the lists of participants in the referendum in the territory of the referendum. The corresponding Commission decision not to recognize the referendum adopted by referendum if it receives less than half of the voters who participated in voting.
7. The corresponding Election Commission, recognizes the referendum voting results, the results of the elections, the referendum of the Russian Federation, local referendum invalid: a) if admitted during the vote or the outcome of the vote does not allow violations with certainty the results of expression of the will of the electors, voters;
b) if they are found to be invalid by not less than one quarter of the polling stations, stations of the referendum;
in) by a court decision.
8. Documentation of electoral commissions, commissions at all levels, including the referendum ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum and otkrepitel'nye identities for voting in elections, referendums, shall be stored within the time frames stipulated by this federal law, federal constitutional laws, other federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, statutes of municipalities. When the installed retention ballot papers, ballots in the referendum, absentee ballots to vote in the elections, referendums and voter lists, voters may not be less than one year from the date of publication of the results of voting and the results of elections, referendum, and protocols on the results of voting and summary tables of election commissions is less than one year from the date of the announcement of the date of the next election.
9. the procedure for the storage and transfer of the archive documents related to the preparation and conduct of elections, referendum, approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation in accordance with the relevant public archival authorities. ".
41. Article 59: the name of the article shall be amended as follows: "article 59. Repeated voting and repeated elections.
Additional election ";
in paragraph 4, the words "90 days" were replaced by the words "six months";
in paragraph 5 the words "four months" and "three months" in both cases, replace the words "six months";
supplement paragraphs 6-12 reading: "6. In case if the candidate (all candidates in multi-member constituencies) receiving (scored) the necessary number of votes for election, not folded (not folded), incompatible with the status of the Deputy, an elected official, the corresponding Election Commission designates in the order established by federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation, repeated elections in the constituency.
7. In the event of early termination of powers of deputies elected in single-mandate constituency, in the electoral district within one month from the date of such termination of the by-election shall be appointed in the manner provided for in federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation.
8. In the event of early termination of powers of deputies elected in multi-mandate constituency by-election shall be appointed in the manner provided by paragraph 7 of this article, if the district replaced less than two-thirds of the seats. Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation may stipulate other grounds for the multi-member constituency by-election to replace the retired deputies.
9. The Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation may stipulate that the repeated and (or) by-elections are not assigned and shall not be held if, as the result of these elections, members of Parliament may not be elected for more than one year.
10. Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation could be established that, if repeated and (or) additional elections within the deadlines established by federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation, were found to be not valid on grounds provided for by subparagraphs a and b of paragraph 2 of article 58 hereof, the following repeated and (or) a by-election may be deferred for a period not exceeding one year.

11. In the case of disposal of several deputies in a period when holding by-elections in accordance with paragraph 9 of this article are not provided, and legislative (representative) body of State power, local self-government body stayed in the unauthorized structure, new major elections in accordance with the procedure and terms stipulated by the Federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
12. The Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation may stipulate that the sub-item "and" paragraph 2 of article 58 hereof shall not apply with the conducting of a repeated voting on nominees who collected the largest number of votes. ".
42. in paragraph 4 of article 60: the last sentence should be deleted;
complement the proposals as follows: "the Federal law, the law of the Russian Federation official publication listed the data contained in the records of the electoral commissions operating in the territory of the constituency can be assigned to the corresponding District Election Commission or the Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The official publication of comprehensive data on the results of the elections in the Federal State authorities, the referendum of the Russian Federation shall be carried out within three months from the date of the vote. The official publication of comprehensive data on the results of the elections to bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government, a referendum of the Russian Federation, local referendum shall be made within two months from the day of the vote.
43. Article 61 shall be amended with paragraph 8 to read as follows: "8. If after the holding of a referendum of the Russian Federation on the issue in the joint conduct of the Russian Federation and constituent entities of the Russian Federation, issued a federal law on this issue, the decision taken at the referendum and not in conformity with the Federal law does not apply.".
44. Article 63, paragraph 4 supplemented by the following sentence: "in the case referred to in the complaint (complaint) violations relate to a large number of persons or because of other circumstances, violation of has taken on particular social importance, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appeal to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, which is obliged to examine the complaint on the merits."
45. Article 64 paragraph 1: after the words "(cancelled)" add the words "not later than the day preceding the day of the vote,";
supplement the last paragraph as follows: "registration of the candidate may be cancelled (cancelled) also in case of substantial unreliability reported candidate data under paragraph 2 of article 28 and paragraph 1 of article 32 of this federal law, as well as the failure of the appeal or outstanding conviction, about the citizenship of a foreign State.";
paragraphs third-sixth paragraphs respectively considered the fourth-seventh;
supplement paragraph 8 to read as follows: "8. Cannot serve as a basis for cancellation of the decision on the results of elections violations of this federal law to facilitate the election of either to encourage or seeking voters to vote for is not elected by the results of voting for candidates, registered candidates, for aren't took part in distribution of Deputy mandates electoral associations, electoral blocks.
46. in paragraph 1 of article 65: complement the new fifth paragraph to read as follows: "or carrying out charity work, as well as producing and distributing commercial and other advertisements in violation of this federal law";
paragraphs fifth-eighth count respectively paragraphs sixth-ninth;
to complement the new tenth preambular paragraph read as follows: "either not created conditions for holding mass events, when such a duty vested in them by law";
paragraph ninth take paragraph eleventh;
to complement the new twelfth paragraph along the following lines: "or hidden remnants bulletins or additional bag, unaccounted circulation ballots, ballots in the referendum,";
paragraphs 10th-15th take respectively paragraphs 13th-18th;
paragraph sixteenth considered paragraph nineteenth. In a specified paragraph the words "vote for other persons" should be replaced by the words "vote for other persons or vote more than once on the same ballot, or giving (outstanding) citizens of the completed ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum";
paragraph 17th take it paragraph twentieth;
paragraph 18th count twenty-first paragraph to read: "and also:";
Add new paragraphs for the twenty-second and twenty-third reading as follows: "employers failing to grant statutory holidays to participate in elections, referendums,

public officials, did not have on presentation of electoral commissions, commissions referendum validation information about violations of this federal law, federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, statutes of municipalities and not adopting measures to counter them, ";
paragraph 19th considered paragraph twenty-fourth.
47. Article 66: in paragraph 2, the words "paragraph 3" should be replaced by the words "in paragraphs 3 and 4";
to complement the new paragraph 4 to read as follows: "4. in conducting additional and repeated elections of Deputies shall apply with the preparation and holding of elections of the deputies of the basic rules of this federal law, the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation governing the acquisition of active and passive suffrage, nomination and registration of candidates (lists of candidates), the establishment of electoral funds, determine the outcome of the election.";
paragraph 4 as subclause 5;
item 6 as subclause 5. In that paragraph, the words "paragraph 4" should be replaced by the words "paragraph 5";
supplement paragraph 7 to read as follows: "7. For the purpose of reconciling polling day for election of local self-government bodies with afternoon voting in elections of public authorities on the same subject of the Russian Federation, as well as combining day of voting on any of the election day voting in elections federal authorities allowed until May 1, 2001 year one-time and not more than nine months of an extension or shortening of powers of local self-government bodies and (or) organs of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. In these cases, the decision to change the term of Office of the public authority of the Russian Federation was adopted by the law of the Russian Federation, and the decision to change the term of Office of the local authority-a normative legal act of the municipality. Such reconciliation informed the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. While financing of elections is financed from the respective budgets. ".
48. to supplement the annex to read as follows: "Annex I information about the property, candidate (on post) 11, (name of the body or elective office) __________________________________________________________________ (surname, name, patronymic, date of birth) __________________________________________________________________ (principal place of business or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation) resident at ____________________________________________, (address) to announce information about the property owned by me on the property right (including the right of common ownership) :
1. Недвижимое имущество +-----------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦N ¦ Вид и наименование имущества ¦Площадь ¦Место нахождения¦ ¦п/п¦ ¦ 2 ¦ имущества ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ (м ) ¦ ¦ +---+-----------------------------------+--------+----------------¦ ¦1 ¦Земельные участки* ¦ ¦ ¦ +---+-----------------------------------+--------+----------------¦ ¦2 ¦Жилые дома ¦ ¦ ¦ +---+-----------------------------------+--------+----------------¦ ¦3 ¦Квартиры ¦ ¦ ¦ +---+-----------------------------------+--------+----------------¦ ¦4 ¦Дачи ¦ ¦ ¦ +---+-----------------------------------+--------+----------------¦ ¦5 ¦Гаражи и иные здания, ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ buildings, constructions ¦¦ ¦ +-----------------------------------------------------------------+ * area of land measured in hectares.
2. means of transport +-----------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ N ¦ View vehicle ¦ Number ¦ Mark ¦ ¦ p/n ¦ ¦ ¦ (mark) ¦ +-+-----------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ 1 ¦ cars ¦ ¦ ¦ +-+-----------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ 2 ¦ ¦ trucks ¦ ¦ +-+-----------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ 3 ¦ transport ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ funds ¦ ¦ ¦ +-----------------------------------------------------------------+ Correct information about the property listed, I affirm _ (signed) _ (date) ".
Article 2. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
This federal law is not applied in the preparation and conduct of elections and referendums, the vote which must be held before the expiry of three months from the day of official publication of this federal law.
Article 3. Void: the RSFSR Law on the election of the head of administration "(records of the RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1991, no. 45, p. 1491);
the Decree of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR on the procedure for the introduction of the Act of the RSFSR "on the election of the head of administration" (records of the RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1991, no. 45, art. 1492). The President of the Russian Federation, b. Yeltsin, Kremlin, Moscow, N 55 March 30, 1999-FZ