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It is planned to consider the following issues at the meeting:

1. On the draft federal law “On amendments to the Federal law” On the development of small and medium-sized businesses in the Russian Federation “”

In order to create conditions for the development of small and medium-sized businesses, increase the level of their readiness for the introduction of new technologies, modernization, reconstruction and technical re-equipment of production, the draft law provides for changes in the part of establishing the right of customers to implement programs for the development of small and medium-sized businesses with a view to their potential participation in the procurement of goods, works, services, providing for measures to provide financial, legal, methodological, informational and other support to small and medium-sized businesses – participants in development programs that can be implemented by customers with the participation of SME Corporation JSC, infrastructure organizations support for SMEs and other interested bodies (organizations).

2. On the draft federal law “On Amendments to Article 15 of the Law of the Russian Federation” On Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the Russian Federation “”

The draft law establishes the powers of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation to determine the chambers of commerce and industry, which have the right to testify to force majeure circumstances, to establish the procedure for the issuance of appropriate conclusions by such chambers of commerce and industry. The adoption of the bill will ensure the protection of business entities from improper performance by territorial chambers of commerce and industry of functions as evidence of force majeure circumstances arising in the execution of contracts concluded between Russian business entities.

3. On the draft federal law “On Amendments to the Water Code of the Russian Federation”

The bill is aimed at ensuring the implementation by the state of its powers in the study, use and protection of water bodies, as well as preventing the negative impact of water and eliminating its consequences; concretization of the composition of measures to prevent the negative impact of water, carried out in accordance with water legislation, as well as the provision of structures for engineering protection of territories in accordance with the legislation on urban planning.

4. On the draft federal law “On Amendments to the Federal Law” On Environmental Protection “and Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation”

The bill is aimed at ensuring that the owners of enterprises fulfill their obligations to prevent harm to the environment and eliminate the harm caused to the environment during the operation of the enterprise. The bill proposes to make a number of amendments to the federal laws “On ecological expertise”, “On production and consumption waste”, “On environmental protection”, “On insolvency (bankruptcy)”, “On state registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs” and “On state registration of real estate “; is aimed at introducing mechanisms to ensure that the owners of industrial facilities fulfill their obligations to eliminate the consequences of negative environmental impact; establishes provisions on the accumulation of funds from payments for negative impact on the environment, from fines for administrative offenses in the field of environmental protection, as well as from payments on claims for compensation for harm in order to “paint” them and send them for identification, assessment and (or) elimination of objects of accumulated harm to the environment and (or) for other environmental protection measures.

5. On amendments to the Regulation on the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation

The draft resolution proposes to make changes to provide the agency with the authority to approve the list of certain types of hunting resources, in relation to which requirements are established for the placement of a minimum amount of hunting resources within the boundaries of hunting grounds, depending on geographic and biological factors; requirements for the minimum area of ​​hunting grounds in respect of which hunting agreements may be concluded; an approximate form of a hunting agreement, as well as the procedure for concluding hunting agreements with a legal entity or individual entrepreneur for a new period and for maintaining a register of unscrupulous persons who have entered into hunting agreements and auction participants for the right to conclude a hunting agreement.

6. On the draft federal law “On the statement of the Russian Federation in connection with the implementation of the Convention on International Carriage by Rail (COTIF)”

The bill is aimed at extending the provisions of the Convention on International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) to new sections of the railway infrastructure in order to simplify the procedure for processing cargo transportation in international rail traffic, and to increase the volume of such traffic.

7. On the draft federal law “On Amendments to Article 22 of the Federal Law” On State Pension Provision in the Russian Federation “”

The draft provides for amending the Federal Law “On State Pension Provision in the Russian Federation” in terms of establishing the possibility of assigning a social old-age pension to citizens specified in subparagraph 4 of paragraph 1 of Article 11 of the said Federal Law, based on the information contained in the List of persons related to to the indigenous small-numbered peoples of the Russian Federation, formed by the federal executive body responsible for the development and implementation of state ethnic policy and legal regulation in the field of state ethnic policy. At the same time, the project establishes the right of a citizen, information about which is not contained in the specified list, when applying for a pension, to independently submit documents confirming belonging to the small peoples of the North.

8. On amending the Regulations on the Federal Service for Labor and Employment and invalidating certain provisions of certain acts of the Government of the Russian Federation

The draft resolution provides for updating the powers of Rostrud in terms of the names of types of federal state control (supervision) and state services in the field of settlement of collective labor disputes; generalization of the practice of application, analysis of the causes of violations of legislation in the established areas of activity, as well as preparation of relevant proposals for its improvement; organization and implementation of activities aimed at preventing violations of mandatory requirements; consolidating the functions of the operator of the Unified Digital Platform in the field of employment and labor relations “Work in Russia”.

9. On the allocation of budgetary allocations from the reserve fund of the Government of the Russian Federation for the implementation in 2021 of a one-time payment to persons awarded the medal “For the Defense of Leningrad” or the badge “Resident of blockade Leningrad”, in connection with the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Road of Life

The draft order is aimed at financial support of the costs associated with the implementation of a one-time payment to persons awarded the medal “For the Defense of Leningrad” or the badge “Resident of besieged Leningrad”, and is dictated by the need to provide support to citizens who survived the siege of Leningrad, taking into account the special historical significance of the defense of Leningrad.

10. On amendments to the order of the Government of the Russian Federation of July 24, 2021 No. 2051-r (in terms of allocating additional budgetary allocations to the Ministry of Labor of Russia from the reserve fund of the Government of the Russian Federation for the provision of subsidies to the budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in 2021 in order to co-finance the expenditure obligations of the constituent entities Of the Russian Federation for financial support for the implementation of a monthly cash payment assigned in the event of the birth of a third child or subsequent children before the child reaches the age of three years)

The draft order is aimed at financial support for the implementation of a monthly cash payment assigned in the event of the birth of a third child or subsequent children before the child reaches the age of three years, provided for by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of May 7, 2012 No. 606 “On measures to implement the demographic policy of the Russian Federation.” The amount of funds for these purposes is calculated based on the projected need to provide this payment for at least 48.3 thousand third and subsequent children.

11. On the allocation of budgetary appropriations to the Ministry of Labor of Russia in 2021 from the reserve fund of the Government of the Russian Federation to provide subsidies to the budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in order to co-finance the expenditure obligations of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation to financially support the implementation of a monthly cash payment for a child aged three to seven years, inclusive, stipulated by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of March 20, 2020 No. 199 “On additional measures of state support for families with children”

The draft order is aimed at financial support for the implementation by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation of a monthly cash payment for children aged three to seven years inclusive in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation dated March 20, 2020 No. 199 “On additional measures of state support for families with children.”

12. On the draft federal law “On Amendments to the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation” (in terms of bringing certain articles of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation in line with the provisions of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea)

The bill provides for the introduction of amendments to the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation corresponding to the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea, signed in Aktau on August 12, 2018, and is aimed at creating legal conditions for counteracting crimes committed within the internal and territorial waters, the fishing zone of the Russian Federation in The Caspian Sea and the Russian sector in the Caspian Sea.

13. On the draft federal law “On Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation” (in terms of bringing certain articles of the Code of the Russian Federation on Administrative Offenses in line with the provisions of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea)

The bill provides for the introduction of amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation corresponding to the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea, signed in Aktau on August 12, 2018, and is aimed at creating legal conditions for counteracting offenses committed within the internal and territorial waters, the fishing zone of the Russian Federation. Federation in the Caspian Sea and the Russian sector in the Caspian Sea.

14. On the draft federal law “On Amendments to Article 398 of the Land Code of the Russian Federation”

The bill establishes that a lease agreement for a land plot in state or municipal ownership is concluded for the duration of a large-scale investment project, which will remove administrative barriers arising from the implementation of such projects.

15. On the draft amendments of the Government of the Russian Federation to the draft Federal Law No. 1143824-7 “On Amendments to Articles 37 and 51 of the Federal Law” On Concession Agreements “”

The bill defines the specifics of concluding concession agreements without holding a tender, the objects of which are property (heat supply facilities, centralized hot water supply systems, cold water supply and (or) sewerage systems, individual objects of such systems), transferred by the owner to the tenant in accordance with the agreement or lease agreements (hereinafter – transformation). The draft amendments clarify the procedure for calculating the investment obligations of the concessionaire when transforming a lease agreement into a concession agreement, and also stipulates that a statement of such intention must be submitted by January 1, 2023.

16. On amendments to the Regulation on the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation

The draft resolution proposes to approve the new powers of the Ministry of Health of Russia according to the following:

– guidelines for post-shift rehabilitation of workers employed in jobs with hazardous and (or) harmful working conditions for the extraction (processing) of coal (oil shale), including indications for post-shift rehabilitation, its duration, a list of categories of workers subject to post-shift rehabilitation, recommended the procedure and conditions for carrying out post-shift rehabilitation;

– the procedure for conducting mandatory preliminary (upon admission to work) medical examinations and mandatory periodic (during employment) medical examinations of workers employed in work with hazardous and (or) harmful working conditions for the extraction (processing) of coal (oil shale);

– the procedure for conducting pre-shift medical examinations, intra-shift medical examinations (if necessary) and post-shift medical examinations (if necessary) of workers employed in underground work with hazardous and (or) harmful working conditions for the extraction (processing) of coal (oil shale), including including using technical means and medical devices that provide automated remote transmission of information about the health status of workers and remote monitoring of their health status, as well as the list of studies included in them;

– forms of medical opinion on the presence (absence) of tractor drivers, machinists and drivers of self-propelled vehicles (candidates for tractor drivers, machinists and drivers of self-propelled vehicles) of medical contraindications, medical indications or medical restrictions for driving self-propelled vehicles;

– the procedure for compulsory medical examination of persons who have received a certificate of consideration of an application for recognition as a refugee in essence, persons who have applied for temporary asylum on the territory of the Russian Federation, and members of their families who have arrived with these persons.

17. On amendments to the Regulation on the Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare

The project provides for empowering Roszdravnadzor to:

– issuance, in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation, of a permit for the import into the territory of the Russian Federation of unregistered medical devices for the provision of medical care for the vital indications of a particular patient;

– implementation of registration procedures for a medical device in accordance with the Rules for registration and examination of safety, quality and effectiveness of medical devices, approved by the decision of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission of February 12, 2016 No. 46;

– issuance of permits for conducting clinical trials (research) of medical devices in accordance with the Rules for conducting clinical and clinical and laboratory tests (research) of medical devices, approved by the decision of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission of February 12, 2016 No. 29, as well as organizing the assessment of the application for obtaining permission to conduct such a test (research);

– monitoring the safety, quality and effectiveness of medical devices in accordance with the Rules for monitoring the safety, quality and effectiveness of medical devices, approved by the decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission dated December 22, 2015 No. 174;

– submission to the information system in the field of circulation of medical devices, which is part of the integrated information system of the Eurasian Economic Union, information on adverse events (incidents) related to medical devices, and corrective actions for the safety of a medical device in accordance with the legislation of the Eurasian Economic Union;

– taking measures to suspend or prohibit the use of medical devices that pose a danger to the life and (or) health of people, substandard, counterfeit or falsified medical devices, as well as their withdrawal from circulation in the territory of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Eurasian Economic Union.

18.On amendments to the Regulation on the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

The draft decree introduces changes to provide the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia with the authority to develop and implement state policy and legal regulation in the field of technical condition and operation of self-propelled vehicles and other types of equipment.

Taking into account the empowerment of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia with the specified powers, the draft resolution also proposes to establish that the Ministry independently adopts the following regulatory legal acts:

– the procedure for issuing to organizations engaged in educational activities, certificates of compliance with the requirements of equipment and equipment of the educational process for the training of tractor drivers, machinists and drivers of self-propelled vehicles;

– standard vocational training programs for tractor drivers, machinists and drivers of self-propelled vehicles, in accordance with which the organization carrying out educational activities develops appropriate vocational training programs;

– samples of uniforms, insignia and distinctions of officials of the executive authority of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, exercising regional state control (supervision) in the field of technical condition and operation of self-propelled vehicles and other types of equipment, as well as the procedure for wearing uniforms by them.

19.On amendments to the Regulation on the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

The adoption of the resolution will make it possible to bring the Regulation of the Ministry of Culture of Russia in line with the legislation on state control (supervision) in the Russian Federation, to grant the ministry the right to establish prizes in the field of culture and art, as well as to approve the provisions on these prizes as part of an integrated approach to resolving the issue of establishing a single prize Government of the Russian Federation in the field of culture.

20. On the allocation of budgetary appropriations from the reserve fund of the Government of the Russian Federation in 2021 for the provision of subsidies to the joint-stock company “DOM.RF” for reimbursement of lost income and costs in connection with the implementation of measures of state support for families with children

The draft order was developed in order to create conditions for repayment of obligations on mortgage loans (loans) for at least 32 thousand families with children.

Moscow, October 13, 2021

The content of press releases of the Department of Press Service and References is a summary of materials submitted by federal executive bodies for discussion at a meeting of the Government of the Russian Federation.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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