On The Public Chamber Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: Об Общественной палате Российской Федерации

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION federal law on the public Chamber of the Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma March 16, 2005 year approved by the Federation Council March 23, 2005 onwards (as amended by the federal laws from 27.12.2005 N 195-FZ;
from 30.06.2007 N 121-FZ; from 10.06.2008 N 78-F3;
on 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ; from 23.07.2010 g. N 177-FZ;
from 03/05/2011 N 89-FZ; from 06/12/N 411-FZ;
from 30.12.2012 N 326-FZ; from arrival N 235-FZ;
from 02.11.2013 N 294-FZ; from 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ;
from 20.04.2014 N 82-FZ; from 28.11.2015 N 352-FZ), Article 1. General provisions 1. Public Chamber of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the public Chamber) provides interaction of citizens of the Russian Federation, public associations, trade unions, employers ' associations, creative unions and their associations, professional associations, and other non-profit organizations established to represent and protect the interests of professional and social groups (hereinafter also-associations and other non-profit organizations), with federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government in order to take account of the needs and interests of citizens of the Russian Federation protect the rights and freedoms of citizens of the Russian Federation and of the rights of public associations and other non-profit organizations in the formulation and implementation of State policy in order to implement public control over the activity of federal bodies of executive power, bodies of executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government, as well as to facilitate the implementation of State policy in the field of human rights in places of detention. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ)
2. The public Chamber is based on the voluntary participation of citizens of the Russian Federation, public associations and other non-profit organizations. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ)
3. the name of the "public Chamber of the Russian Federation" cannot be used in names of federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government, as well as in the names of associations, organizations, institutions and enterprises. The name "public Chamber of the Russian Federation" shall not be subject to state registration.
4. the location of the Public Chamber of the city of Moscow.
Article 2. The goals and objectives of the public Chamber of the public Chamber is designed to ensure the consistency of the public interests of the citizens of the Russian Federation, public associations, other non-profit organizations, bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government to address the most important issues of economic and social development, national security, protection of the rights and freedoms of citizens of the Russian Federation, the constitutional system of the Russian Federation and the democratic principles of the development of civil society in the Russian Federation by : (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 1) engaging citizens, voluntary associations and other non-profit organizations; (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 2) Nominating and supporting civil initiatives of all meaning and aimed at the realization of constitutional rights, freedoms and lawful interests of citizens, the rights and interests of public associations and other non-profit organizations; (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 3) conducting public expertise (expertise) of projects of federal laws and draft laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as projects of normative legal acts of the executive authorities of the Russian Federation and the drafts of legal acts of local self-government bodies;
4) implementation in accordance with this federal law public control (control) over the activities of the Government of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of executive power, bodies of executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government, as well as for respect for freedom of expression in mass media; (As amended by the Federal law dated 26.12.2005 N 195-FZ) 5) making recommendations to the bodies of State power of the Russian Federation in setting priorities in the field of State support of NGOs and other associations, other non-profit organizations of citizens of the Russian Federation, which are aimed at the development of civil society in the Russian Federation; (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 6) provision of information, guidance and support for public wards established in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, public associations and other non-profit organizations whose activities are aimed at the development of civil society in the Russian Federation; (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ)

7) engaging citizens, voluntary associations, other non-profit organizations and media representatives to discuss issues relating to the observance of freedom of expression in the media, the realization of the right of citizens to information dissemination in a legitimate way, guarantee freedom of speech and freedom of the media, and to formulate recommendations on these issues; (Para supplemented by federal law from 27.12.2005 N 195-FZ) (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 8) implementation of international cooperation in accordance with the purposes and objectives of the present article, and participate in the work of international organizations, as well as in international conferences, meetings and other events. (Para supplemented by federal law from 30.06.2007 N 121-FZ), Article 3. The legal basis for the activities of the public Chamber of the public Chamber operates on the basis of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, this federal law and other federal laws and other regulatory legal acts.
Article 4. The rules of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation 1. Public Chamber approves the rules of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation.
2. The regulations of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation shall be established: 1) the modalities for the participation of members of the public Chamber in its activities;
2) timing and conduct of proceedings at plenary meetings of the public Chamber;
3) composition, powers and functioning of the Board of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the Board of the public Chamber);
4) powers and procedure of the Secretary of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the Secretary of the public Chamber) and Deputy Secretary of the public Chamber; (As amended by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ) 5) the procedure for the formation and activities of the commissions and working groups of the public Chamber, as well as the arrangements for the election and powers of their leaders;
6) procedure for termination and suspension of the term of Office of the members of the public Chamber in accordance with this federal law;
7) activities of the staff of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the public Chamber apparatus);
8) forms and decision-making of public Chamber;
9) the procedure for the involvement of the public Chamber of public associations, other non-profit organizations, whose representatives were not included in its composition, and their interaction with the public Chamber; (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 10) selection procedures for members of the Public in the House of representatives of the all-Russia public associations, other non-profit organizations, referred to in paragraphs 8 and 9 of article 8 of this federal law; (As amended by the federal laws of arrival N 235-FZ; 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 11) the procedure for the preparation and conduct of activities in the public Chamber;
12) preparation and publication of the annual report of the public Chamber on the State of civil society in the Russian Federation;
12-1) the modalities for the participation of the public Chamber in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation in the formation of a public advisory commissions, formed in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation to facilitate the realization of the State policy in the field of human rights in places of detention (hereinafter public Supervisory Commission), suspension and termination of activity of the whole public Supervisory Commission, empower and termination of the term of Office of members of the public Supervisory Commission; (Para supplemented by federal law from 10.06.2008 N 78-FZ) 13) other matters of internal organization and order of activities of the public Chamber in accordance with this federal law.
Article 5. Code of ethics for members of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation, the Council of the public Chamber develops and submits for approval of the public Chamber of the code of ethics for members of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the code of ethics). Compliance with the requirements provided for in the code of ethics is compulsory for members of the public Chamber.
Article 6. The composition of the public Chamber 1. The public Chamber is formed in accordance with this federal law of citizens of the Russian Federation, approved by the President of the Russian Federation, eighty five representatives of non-governmental Chambers of subjects of the Russian Federation and forty-three representatives of the all-Russia public associations, other non-profit organizations. (As amended by the federal laws of arrival N 235-FZ; from 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ; from 20.04.2014 N 82-FZ) 2. Not allowed to nominate candidates for membership of the public Chamber of the following associations and other non-profit organizations: (as amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 1), non-profit organizations, registered less than one year before the date of expiry of the term of Office of members of the public Chamber of the existing structure; (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 2) political parties;

3) non-profit organization, which, in accordance with the Federal law of July 25, 2002 N 114-FZ "on counteracting extremist activities" (hereinafter referred to as the Federal law "on counteracting extremist activities") issued a warning in writing about the inadmissibility of implementation of extremist activity, within one year from the date of issuing a warning, if it has not been recognized by the Court as illegal; (Para supplemented by federal law from 30.06.2007 N 121-FZ) (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 4) non-profit organization whose activities have been suspended in accordance with the Federal law "on counteracting extremist activities" If the decision to suspend was not considered lawful. (Para supplemented by federal law from 30.06.2007 N 121-FZ) (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) Article 7. Member of the public Chamber 1. A member of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation can be a citizen who has reached the age of eighteen years.
2. the members of the public Chamber may not be: 1), the President of the Russian Federation, the members of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation members, judges, other persons, replacement public office Russian Federation, persons, replacement posts of the federal public service, the public office of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the State civil service posts of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the post of municipal services, as well as persons , replacement elective positions in local self-government bodies;
2) persons recognized incapable by a court decision;
3 people with outstanding) or removed from the conviction;
4) persons whose membership in the public Chamber was previously terminated under paragraph 6 of part 1 of article 15 hereof. In this case, the ban on membership in the public Chamber refers only to the work of the public Chamber as follows;
5) persons having dual citizenship. (Para supplemented by federal law from day of arrival N 235-FZ) Article 8. The procedure for the formation of the public Chamber 1. The President of the Russian Federation in accordance with part 16 of this article based on the results of consultations with public associations, other non-profit organizations, Russian academies of Sciences defines nominations forty citizens of the Russian Federation, with special services to the State and society, and invites these citizens enter into the composition of the public Chamber. At least half of these nominations should represent trade unions, creative unions, employers ' organizations and their associations, professional associations, and other non-profit organizations established to represent and protect the interests of professional and social groups. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ)
2. Posting on the official website of the President of the Russian Federation, information about the direction of the proposals referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall be deemed to be the day of initiation of the procedure, the President of the Russian Federation, the new composition of the public Chamber.
3. Citizens of the Russian Federation, received an offer to join public Chamber, within thirty (30) days shall notify the President of the Russian Federation on its acceptance or refusal to join public Chamber.
4. The President of the Russian Federation within fifteen days from the date of receipt of the written consent of citizens of the Russian Federation to join public Chamber or on the expiry of a deadline set by part 3 of this article, by his Decree approves certain members of the public Chamber and offers them, along with members of the public Chamber, delegated from the public Chambers of subjects of the Russian Federation, to begin the formation of the whole of the public Chamber.
5. Not later than thirty days from the date of initiation of the procedure, the President of the Russian Federation, the new composition of the public Chamber of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation subjects elect from among its members by secret vote in one alternative possesses an impeccable reputation in the composition of the public Chamber at its meetings the majority of voices from the total number of members of the relevant public.
6. a member of the public Chamber may not simultaneously be the head of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation. In the case of election to the public Chamber of the head of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation he was obliged to resign his powers of the head of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation.
7. inclusion of representatives of non-governmental Chambers of subjects of the Russian Federation in the composition of the public Chamber is carried out on the basis of extracts from the minutes of meetings of the relevant public.

8. not later than fifty days from the date of initiation of the procedure, the President of the Russian Federation, the new composition of the public Chamber, members of the public Chamber of the existing and approved by the President of the Russian Federation, members of the public Chamber, together with members of the public Chamber from the public Chambers of subjects of the Russian Federation new membership form in accordance with the rules of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation working group for the Organization and conduct of the competition for the selection of forty-three members of the public Chamber of the Russian public associations and other non-profit organizations. The Working Group is composed of six members of the public Chamber of the current composition, three members of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation President of authorized public Chamber members and three members of the public Chamber from the public Chambers of subjects of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ)
9. Not later than sixty days from the date of initiation of the procedure, the President of the Russian Federation, the new composition of the public Chamber on the website of the public Chamber in the international computer network "Internet" Working Group announces a contest for selection of forty-three members of the public Chamber of the Russian public associations and other non-profit organizations in fourteen areas of public activity, certain of the working group. At least half of these areas must be defined with a view to ensuring the representation of trade unions, employers ' associations, creative unions and their associations, professional associations, and other non-profit organizations established to represent and protect the interests of professional and social groups. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 10. Not later than thirty days from the date of the announcement of the competition specified in subsection 9 of this article, all-Russia public associations, other non-profit organizations referred to the working group statements on nomination of their representatives to the public Chamber, decorated collegiate bodies of the relevant decisions of the governing of the all-Russian public associations and other non-profit organisations, with an indication of the direction of public activities on which nominated representatives. Each all-Russian public organization, every other nonprofit organization indicated in his statement, one representative who nominated them in the composition of the public Chamber. To nominate a representative in the composition of the public Chamber can all-Russian public organization and a non-profit organization with experience of work in the corresponding direction. The representatives made in the composition of the public Chamber of the Russian public association and a non-profit organization must have an impeccable reputation and experience of not less than three years in the corresponding direction. These statements should provide information on the activities of public associations and other non-profit organizations, as well as information about representatives, which can be assigned to the public Chamber, including evidence that the necessary experience of the all-Russian public associations, other non-profit organizations and their representatives in the corresponding direction. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 11. Not later than five days from the date of expiry of the established part of 10 of this article, the Working Group referred to in part 8 of this article, on the basis of the all-Russian public associations and other not-for-profit organizations applications and if there is any information presented on nationwide public associations, other non-profit organizations and their representatives about the composition of the public Chamber includes nominated representatives on the list of participants rating Internet voting. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 12. No later than ten days from the date of formation of the list drawn up in accordance with part 11 of this article starts rating poll using the Internet-resource "the public initiative" for a specified list, that lasts for thirty days. In rating Internet voting shall have the right to participate, citizens of the Russian Federation, possessing an active electoral right. Every citizen of the Russian Federation participating in rating Internet voting, is entitled to vote once for one representative of the all-Russian public association or any other non-profit organization. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ)

13. on the basis of the rating of Internet-voting working group specified in part 8 of this article not later than fifteen days from the date of expiry of the rating Internet voting under paragraph 12 of this article defines the composition of the public Chamber of the three representatives of the all-Russia public associations and other non-profit organizations in each area of public activities, obtaining the majority of votes (in descending order of number of votes), as well as one representative of the all-Russian public association or any other non-profit organization , who received the most votes among the Russian public associations and other non-profit organizations, took fourth place in its tracks. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 14. The first plenary session of the public Chamber in its new composition should be held not later than 1 July of the year in which the term expires members of the public Chamber of the current composition. The public Chamber is empowered, if its membership included more than three quarters established by this federal law, the number of members of the public Chamber.
15. the term of Office of members of the public Chamber will expire three years from the date of the first plenary session of the public Chamber.
16. Not later than one hundred and fifty days before the expiration of the term of Office of members of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation President initiates the procedure for the formation of the new composition of the public Chamber of the installed parts 1-13 of this article.
17. If the full composition of the public Chamber will not be generated in the manner prescribed by this article, or in the case of early termination of at least one member of the public Chamber in accordance with paragraphs 2-10 part 1 of article 15 of this federal law, the new members of the public Chamber is entered in its composition in the following order: 1), the President of the Russian Federation shall decide on the admission of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation citizens in order stipulated by parts 1, 3 and 4 of this article, with the time-frame for the implementation of these procedures is reduced by half;
2) public Chamber of the Russian Federation takes the decision on election of the composition of the public Chamber, a representative in the manner provided for in parts 5-7 of this article, with the time-frame for the implementation of these procedures is reduced by half;
3) public Chamber to fill the vacant seat of a member of the public Chamber, a representative of the all-Russian public association or any other non-profit organization enters in the composition of the public Chamber of the Russian representative of the public association or any other non-profit organization, who according to the results of rating Internet voting a majority of votes from the candidates on the relevant in public activity not previously part of the public Chamber. If these candidates are absent, the new competition is held in the manner provided for in parts 9-12 of this article. In the nomination of members of the public Chamber to participate in the competition do not participate nationwide associations and other non-profit organizations, whose representatives are members of the public Chamber. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 18. The procedures established in paragraphs 2 and 3 of part 17 of the present article shall be exercised within thirty days from the date of occurrence of circumstances stipulated in the first part of paragraph 17 of this article.
19. the cost of formation of the public Chamber, as provided for in this article, are financed from the funds provided for in the federal budget for the maintenance of the public Chamber.
(Article in the Editorial Office of arrival, Federal Law No. 235-FZ) Article 9. The public Chamber 1. Members of the public Chamber at the opening plenary meeting shall elect the Board of the public Chamber, Secretary of the public Chamber and Deputy Secretary of the public Chamber. The Board of the public Chamber is a permanent body of the public Chamber. (As amended by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ)
2. Public Chamber may form commissions and working groups of the public Chamber.
3. the composition of the commissions of the public Chamber is composed of the members of the public Chamber. In the composition of the working groups of the public Chamber can include members of the public Chamber, representatives of public associations, other non-profit organizations and other citizens involved in the work of the public Chamber. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ), Article 10. The involvement of non-governmental associations, other non-profit organizations and other associations of citizens of the Russian Federation in the work of the public Chamber

Public Chamber might involve public associations, other non-profit organizations and other associations of citizens of the Russian Federation, the representatives of which have not been included in its composition. The decision to participate in the work of the public Chamber of public associations, other non-profit organizations and other associations of citizens of the Russian Federation, the representatives of which have not been included in its composition shall be decided by the Board of the public Chamber. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ), Article 11. Limitations associated with membership in the public Chamber 1. Member of the public Chamber suspends its membership in a political party for the duration of their term of Office.
2. the integration of members of the public Chamber on the principle of national, religious, regional or party affiliation is not allowed.
Article 12. Participation of members of the public Chamber in its work 1. Members of the public Chamber take a personal part in the plenary meetings of the public Chamber, the Council of the public Chamber, commissions and working groups of the public Chamber.
2. the members of the public Chamber has the right to freely express their views on any matter of public Chamber's activities, the Board of the public Chamber, commissions and working groups of the public Chamber.
3. the members of the public Chamber in the exercise of his powers is not bound by decisions of public associations and other non-profit organizations. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) Article 13. Guarantees of the activity of members of the public Chamber 1. Member of the public Chamber at the time of participation in the work of the plenary session of the public Chamber, the Council of the public Chamber, commissions and working groups of the public Chamber, as well as at the time of exercising the powers laid down in article 20 of this federal law, exempt the employer from fulfilling their duties on the main place of work with saving him the place of work (position).
2. A member of the public Chamber will be reimbursed costs associated with exercising the powers of a member of the public Chamber, as well as compensation in an amount determined by law or other regulatory legal act from the federal budget.
3. the withdrawal of a member of the public Chamber is not allowed.
Article 14. The identity of the Member of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation 1. Member of the public Chamber holds a certificate of a member of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the certificate), which is proof of his credentials. Member of the public Chamber uses identity during their term of Office.
2. Sample and description of identity shall be approved by the public Chamber.
Article 15. Termination and suspension of a member of the public Chamber 1. A member of the public Chamber is terminated in the manner prescribed by regulations of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation, in the case of: 1) the expiration of his term of Office;
2) of his statements on withdrawal from the public Chamber;
3) inability for health reasons to participate in the work of the public Chamber;
4) the entry into force of a conviction in respect of his conviction;
5) recognition of his work, missing or dead on the basis of a court decision, which entered into legal force;
6) gross violations of the code of ethics-by the decision of at least half of the members of the public Chamber, adopted at the plenary session of the public Chamber;
7) of his election to the post of President of the Russian Federation, Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the election (appointment) of a member of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Deputy of the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as for elected Office in local self-government body;
8) appointment to public office of the Russian Federation, a position the federal public service, the public office of the Russian Federation, the post of civil service of the Russian Federation or the position of the municipal service;
9) if upon the expiration of thirty days from the date of the first plenary session of the public Chamber member of public Chamber has not complied with the requirement of part 1 of article 11 hereof;
10) a member of the public Chamber.
2. A member of the public Chamber is suspended in the manner prescribed by regulations of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation, in the case of: 1) being in the manner prescribed by the criminal procedure legislation of the Russian Federation, accused of committing crimes;
2) assigning it administrative punishment in the form of administrative detention;
3) registration as a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation, candidate of legislative (representative) public authority, candidate for elected Office in local self-government body, trustee or authorised representative of the candidate (political party), as well as in case of occurrence of it as part of the initiative group for holding a referendum in the Russian Federation.

Article 16. The main form of public Chamber 1. The main forms of work the public Chamber are public Chamber plenary meeting of the Board of the public Chamber, commissions and working groups of the public Chamber.
2. the plenary meetings of the public Chamber are held at least twice a year. By a decision of the Board of the public Chamber can be held an extraordinary plenary session.
3. in order to implement the functions entrusted to the public Chamber by this federal law, the public Chamber has the right to: 1) to the civil forums, hearings and other events on socially important issues in the manner prescribed by regulations of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation; (As amended by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ) 2) give opinions on violations of the legislation of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of executive power, bodies of executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government, as well as on violations of freedom of expression in the media and direct these findings to the competent public authorities or officials; (As amended by the Federal law dated 26.12.2005 N 195-FZ) 3) examine draft laws of the Russian Federation on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, a draft federal constitutional laws and federal laws, draft regulations of the Government of the Russian Federation and federal bodies of executive power, draft laws of subjects of the Russian Federation and the normative legal acts of the bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, a draft legal acts of local self-government bodies;
4) invite heads of federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government in plenary session of the public Chamber;
5) to members of the public Chamber, the Council of Commissioners of the public Chamber, to participate in the work of the committees and commissions of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, as well as in the meetings of the boards of federal executive authorities in accordance with the procedure determined by the Government of the Russian Federation; (As amended by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ) 6) in accordance with article 24 of this federal law requests public Chamber. In the period between plenary meetings of the public Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the public requests are sent by a decision of the Board of the public Chamber; (As amended by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ) 7) to join international organizations, conclude cooperation agreements with them, to public Chamber members to participate in the work of international conferences, meetings and other events in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation; (Para supplemented by federal law from 30.06.2007 N 121-FZ) 8) to attend the public Chambers of subjects of the Russian Federation, as well as direct public Chamber members to participate in activities conducted by the all-Russian, interregional and regional associations, other non-profit organizations; (Para supplemented by federal law from 30.06.2007 N 121-FZ) (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ) 9) participate in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation in the formation of a public advisory commissions, suspension and termination of activity of the whole public Supervisory Commission, empower and termination of the term of Office of members of the public Commission, to assist the public supervisory commissions to ensure their teaching materials, documents and materials related to the activity of public observation commissions, as well as conduct training seminars in order to improve the public observation commissions; (Para supplemented by federal law from 10.06.2008 N 78-FZ) (As amended by the Federal law dated 06 N 411-FZ) 10) provide public chambers established in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, public associations and other non-profit organizations whose activities are aimed at the development of civil society in the Russian Federation, to facilitate their teaching materials, provide documents and materials available to the Public as well as to conduct seminars in order to improve the activities of these public Chambers , public associations and other non-profit organizations. (Para supplemented by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ) (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ)
4. public reporting of Chamber of Commerce Approves code of ethics for members of the public advisory committees. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 06.12.2011 N 411-FZ) Article 17. The decision of the public Chamber and organs of the public Chamber (as amended by federal law from 10.06.2008 N 78-FZ)

1. decisions taken by the public Chamber in the form of opinions, suggestions and referrals, are advisory in nature. (As amended by the Federal law of 30.06.2007 N 121-FZ)
2. the public authorities and local self-government bodies or officials, which are intended for the treatment of the public Chamber, must inform public Chamber on the outcome of the consideration of the relevant treatment within thirty days from the date of its registration. In exceptional cases, the head of the public authority, the head of the local authority, official or authorized person shall have the right to extend the term of consideration of the treatment of not more than thirty days, notifying the public Chamber. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 30.06.2007 N 121-FZ)
3. the Board of the public Chamber and Secretary of the public Chamber shall take decisions on matters within their purview of this federal law, other federal laws, in the manner prescribed by regulations of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 10.06.2008 N 78-FZ), Article 18. Public examination 1. The public Chamber is entitled to a decision of the Board of the public Chamber to carry out examination of projects of normative legal acts of the Government of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of executive power, draft laws of subjects of the Russian Federation and the normative legal acts of the bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, a draft legal acts of local self-government bodies or in connection with the appeal by 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 to carry out the examination of projects of federal constitutional laws and federal laws, draft regulations of the Government of the Russian Federation and federal bodies of executive power, draft laws of subjects of the Russian Federation and the normative legal acts of the bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, a draft legal acts of local self-government bodies.
2. By a decision of the Board of the public Chamber of the public Chamber examines draft legislation of the Russian Federation on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, a draft federal constitutional laws and federal laws affecting issues: 1) State social policy and constitutional rights of citizens of the Russian Federation in the field of social security;
2) public security and law and order.
3. For the examination of the public Chamber creates a working group which has the right to: 1) involve experts;
2) encourage public Chamber to send in 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, federal bodies of executive power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local authorities a request for documents and materials needed for the examination;
3) to invite public Chamber to send members of the public Chamber to participate in the work of the committees and commissions of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation to the pending bills subject to examination;
4) offer public Chamber to send members of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation Government meetings, the boards of federal bodies of executive power to review projects of normative legal acts that are the subject of the examination.
4. drafts of laws of the Russian Federation on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the draft federal constitutional laws and federal laws after they have been submitted to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, together with all, accompanied by the documents and materials sent to the public Chamber in the manner prescribed by regulations of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Other projects referred to in paragraph 3 of part 3 of article 16 of the present Federal law acts, together with documents and materials necessary for the examination, passed the public Chamber by the Government of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of executive power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government, upon request of the public Chamber. (As amended by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ)

5. During the examination of draft legislation referred to in paragraph 2 of this article relating to the use by a State of restriction or deprivation of the liberty of citizens, seizure, forfeiture or confiscation of property in connection with offences or administrative offences, the public Chamber is entitled to send to the State bodies, public and other organizations, and (or) their officials in accordance with their jurisdiction request for it at the relevant draft law opinions based on the results of audits, studies and other data in the possession of these organs, organizations and (or) their officials. The specified conclusion shall be sent to the public Chamber no later than thirty days from the date of receipt of the request. Costs associated with preparing these opinions by State bodies and organizations, those bodies and organizations. Costs associated with preparing these opinions in other organizations shall be reimbursed from the federal budget provided for maintenance of the public Chamber. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ) Article 19. Conclusion based on the results of the public Chamber of public examination 1. The conclusion of the public Chamber by the results of the examination of draft laws of the Russian Federation on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, a draft federal constitutional laws and federal laws, draft regulations of the Government of the Russian Federation and federal bodies of executive power, draft laws of subjects of the Russian Federation and the normative legal acts of the bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, a draft legal acts of local self-government bodies are advisory in nature and are, respectively, the President of the Russian Federation in 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, federal bodies of executive power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government.
2. the conclusions of the public Chamber by the results of the examination of draft laws of the Russian Federation on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, a draft federal constitutional laws and federal laws are subject to mandatory consideration in the plenary Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
3. the conclusions of the public Chamber by results of examination of projects of normative legal acts of the Government of the Russian Federation and federal bodies of executive power are subject to mandatory consideration, respectively, at the meetings of the Government of the Russian Federation, the boards of the relevant federal bodies of executive power.
4. When considering the opinions of the public Chamber by the results of the examination of the relevant projects of normative legal acts in the plenary meetings of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, as well as to the meetings of the Government of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of executive power panels invited members of the public Chamber, authorized by the Board of the public Chamber. (As amended by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ)
5. the conclusions of the public Chamber by results of examination of projects of normative legal acts of the bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be subject to mandatory review by the relevant State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
6. the opinions of the public Chamber by the results of the examination of draft legal acts of local self-government bodies are subject to mandatory review by the relevant local authorities.
Article 20. Participation of members of the public Chamber in public councils of federal executive bodies 1. The public Chamber in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation participates in the formation of public councils in the Federal Executive branch. (As amended by federal law from day of arrival N 235-FZ)
2. The procedure for the formation of the public councils with federal bodies of executive power is determined by the Government of the Russian Federation. The order of formation of public councils at federal bodies of executive power to the President of the Russian Federation shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation.
3. Heads of federal bodies of executive power shall ensure the participation of members of the public Chamber of the public councils of federal bodies of executive power.
Article 21. Support the public Chamber civil initiatives 1. The public Chamber is collecting and processing information about initiatives of citizens of the Russian Federation, public associations and other non-profit organizations. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.12.2013 N 439-FZ)

2. Public Chamber conducts civil forums, hearings and other events on socially important issues in the manner prescribed by regulations of the public Chamber of the Russian Federation. (As amended by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ)
3. The public Chamber shall bring to the attention of the citizens of the Russian Federation on initiatives specified in part 1 of this article.
Article 22. Annual report of the public Chamber of the public Chamber annually prepares and publishes the periodical of the public Chamber, a report on the State of civil society in the Russian Federation.
Article 23. Ensuring the participation of members of the public Chamber in the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation and federal bodies of executive power 1. The Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation shall ensure the presence at its plenary meetings and at meetings of the committees and commissions of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, members of the public Chamber, the Council of Commissioners of the public Chamber.
2. the Government of the Russian Federation provides a presence at their meetings, members of the public Chamber, the Council of Commissioners of the public Chamber.
3. federal bodies of executive power to ensure attendance at meetings of the boards of the members of the public Chamber, the Council of Commissioners of the public Chamber.
4. Arrangements for the participation of members of the public Chamber in the meetings of the boards of federal bodies of executive power to the President of the Russian Federation shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation. Number of public Chamber representatives participating in the work of the Committee or Commission of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation or Committee or Commission of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, as well as in the meeting of the Board of the federal body of executive power shall not exceed five persons.
Article 24. Provision of information to the public Chamber 1. The public Chamber is entitled to submit to the federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government, State and municipal organizations, and in the case provided for in part 5 of article 18 of this federal law, other organizations requests concerning matters within the competence of these bodies and organizations. Requests of the public Chamber must meet its goals and objectives referred to in article 2 hereof.
2. federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government, State and municipal organizations, and in the case provided for in part 5 of article 18 of this federal law, other organizations are required to provide on request to the public Chamber needed for the performance of its powers, including information in the form of documents and materials, with the exception of information that make up the State and other secrets protected by the Federal law.
3. the official to whom the request is directed of the public Chamber is obliged to give an answer not later than thirty days from the date of receipt of the request, and in exceptional cases determined by the public Chamber, not later than fourteen days. The answer should be signed by the official who sent the request, or by a person performing his duties.
(Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ), Article 25. Assist members of the public Chamber in the performance of their powers stipulated by this federal law Federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government, their officials and other State and municipal employees are obliged to assist members of the public Chamber in the performance of their powers stipulated by this federal law.
Article 26. Public Chamber apparatus 1. Organizational, legal, analytical, information, documentation, financial and logistical support activities of the public Chamber, Authorized the President of the Russian Federation on the rights of the child is carried out by the apparatus of the public Chamber. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.11.2015 N 352-FZ) 1-1. Organizational, legal, analytical, information, documentation support the activities of the Plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation for the protection of the rights of entrepreneurs is performed by the apparatus of the public Chamber. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 28.11.2015 N 352-FZ)
2. the staff of the public Chamber is a federal public institution, has a seal with the State emblem of the Russian Federation and its name. (As amended by the Federal law of 30.12.2012 N 326-FZ)

3. the Chief of staff of the public Chamber is appointed and dismissed by the Government of the Russian Federation on the nomination of the Board of the public Chamber.
4. At the request of the Board of the public Chamber of the General management of the public Chamber apparatus carries out the Secretary of the public Chamber.
Article 27. Information maintenance of activity of the public Chamber.
To inform the public about the activities of the public Chamber (as amended by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ dated December 30, 2008) 1. For information management system of the public Chamber, as well as to ensure the access of citizens and entities to information about its activity of apparatus of the public Chamber is built and maintained by the website of the public Chamber in the international computer network, the Internet, and it also supports other information resources at the disposal of the public Chamber. (As amended by federal law from 25.12.2008 N 283-FZ)
2. All-Russian State television and radio broadcasting organizations must downloads yanked on one of Russian tv channels and one radio channel of the all-Russian review advocacy and awareness-raising programmes on the Public plan approved by the House. The amount of airtime on each of these tv channels and radio channels may not be less than 60 minutes per month.
3. The public Chamber in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation establishes periodical.
Article 28. Financial support for the activities of the public Chamber 1. Costs related to the activities of the public Chamber, provides a separate line in the federal budget for the respective year.
2. the content of the apparatus of the public Chamber is carried out within the limits provided for in the federal budget for the maintenance of the public Chamber, Authorized the President of the Russian Federation on the rights of the child. (As amended by the federal laws of 30.12.2012. N 326-FZ; 28.11.2015 N 352-FZ), Article 29. The entry into force of this federal law this federal law shall enter into force from July 1, 2005 year.
Article 30. Transitional provisions 1. The President of the Russian Federation, within thirty days from the date of entry into force of this federal law, according to the results of consultation with the associations, associations, non-profit organizations, Russian academies of science and creative unions defines the candidacies of forty-two citizens of the Russian Federation, with special services to the State and society, and invites these citizens enter into the composition of the public Chamber of the first composition. The further procedure for the composition of the public Chamber is carried out in accordance with article 8 hereof with the characteristics established in parts 2 and 3 of this article.
2. the members of the public Chamber of the first membership approved in accordance with this federal law, the President of the Russian Federation, in accordance with the prescribed competitive selection procedure, they decide to become a member of the public Chamber of the forty-two representatives of the all-Russia public associations. Competitive selection procedure is communicated to the public through the mass media not later than ten days prior to its implementation.
3. the members of the public Chamber of the first membership approved by the President of the Russian Federation, together with the representatives of the all-Russia public associations adopted by members of the public Chamber, in accordance with the established procedure, they decide to become a member of the public Chamber of the forty-two representatives of the interregional and regional associations. The specified procedure is communicated to the public through the mass media not later than ten days prior to its implementation.
4. To nominate candidates to members of the public Chamber of the first composition cannot be admitted public associations registered in less than one year before the entry into force of this federal law.
5. Within two months from the date of the first plenary session of the public Chamber of the first composition of the apparatus of the public Chamber of the site should be created public Chamber on the international computer network Internet.
The President of the Russian Federation v. Putin Kremlin, Moscow April 4, 2005 N 32-FL

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