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The Standing Committees of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia

The Constitutional Standing Committee

Andrey Mazurovsky

Andrey Mazurovsky

Chairman: Mazurovsky Andrey Afanasyevich

The Committee's terms of reference cover the following matters:

  • adoption of amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Karelia
  • legislative regulation of the Constitutional Court activity
  • appointment of the Chairman and judges of the Constitutional Court
  • legislation on election of deputies to the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia
  • legislation on election of deputies to the representative bodies, heads of municipalities, members of self-government elective bodies.
  • legislation on referendums in the Republic of Karelia
  • appointment of one half of the Election Commission member-staff

The Legality and Law Enforcement Standing Committee

Nikolay Zaykov

Nikolay Zaykov

Chairman - Zaykov Nikolay Nikolayevich

The Committee's terms of reference cover the following matters:

  • legality, law enforcement and human safety
  • fire safety
  • administrative, judicial law
  • advocacy, notary services,
  • appointment of the Prosecutor of the Republic of Karelia
  • state awards and honorary titles of the Republic of Karelia
  • appointment of magistrates
  • observance of the Regulations of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia
  • observance of execution of the draft laws introduction procedure
  • observance of execution of order and time of the draft laws consideration and adoption
  • observance of execution of order of the draft federal laws passing
  • matters of ethics
  • use of electronic system of voting
  • the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia Diploma of honor rewarding

The Standing Committee for State Structure, Local Self-Government and National Policy

Nikolay Ershov

Nikolay Ershov

Chairman - Ershov Nikolay Petrovich

The Committee's terms of reference cover the following matters:

  • state structure, state authorities of the Republic of Karelia
  • local self-government of the Republic of Karelia
  • administrative territorial structure of the Republic of Karelia
  • national cooperation and national policy
  • approving appointment of the Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Karelia, deputy Prime Ministers, Minister of Finance, Minister of Economy;
  • vote of confidence\no confidence to the Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Minister of Economy;
  • appointment\dismissal of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Karelia
  • approval of the treaty on changing borders of the Republic of Karelia;
  • interaction with mass media of the Republic of Karelia

The Standing Committee for Economic Policy and Taxes

Valery Dubov

Valery Dubov

Chairman: Dubov Valery Vasilyevich

The Committee's terms of reference cover the following matters:

  • economic and financial policy
  • privatization and real estate management
  • investment policy
  • crediting and banking
  • securities
  • business support and development
  • tax system in the Republic of Karelia

The Standing Committee for Budget

Svetlana Tokareva

Svetlana Tokareva

Chairman: Tokareva Svetlana Evgenyevna

The Committee's terms of reference cover the following matters:

  • legislative support of the budgetary process and interbudgetary attitudes
  • reviewing the draft budget of the Republic of Karelia and budget of non-budgetary funds
  • financial control on approval and execution of the budget
  • definition of legal status of Karelian legislative body, controlling regional budget execution
  • reviewing reports on execution of regional budget and budgets of territorial state non-budgetary funds
  • reviewing financial specifications, used in calculation of interbudgetary transfers

The Standing Committee for Agro-Industrial Policy and Village Development

Chairman: Fedotov Aleksey Vladimirovich

The Committee's terms of reference cover the following matters:

  • economic policy in agriculture of the Republic of Karelia
  • support of agricultural enterprises of different forms of ownership
  • regional special programs for development of agriculture and process industry
  • social policy in villages
  • control over use of agricultural lands

Aleksey Fedotov

Aleksey Fedotov

The Standing Committee for natural Resources and Ecology

Chairman: Denisov Evgeny Ivanovich

The Committee's terms of reference cover the following matters:

  • natural resources protection and reproduction
  • use of natural resources
  • interaction of society and environment

Evgeny Denisov

Evgeny Denisov

The Standing Committee for Social Policy

Mikhail Mrykhin

Mikhail Mrykhin

Chairman: Mrykhin Mikhail Ivanovich

The Committee's terms of reference cover the following matters:

  • social welfare
  • protection of rights of family, women and children
  • health protection
  • medical ensurance
  • medicament ensuring
  • sanitary-epidemiological protection
  • matters of labor and employment of population

The Standing Committee for Education, Culture and Youth Affairs

Elena Voroshilo

Elena Voroshilo

Chairman: Voroshilo Elena Mikhailovna

The Committee's terms of reference cover the following matters:

  • education and science
  • physical culture and sport
  • youth policy, youth recreation
  • culture
  • regional special programs for education, culture and youth affairs.

The Control and Audit Committee

Chairman: Kochneva Ludmila Sergeevna

Ludmila Kochneva

Ludmila Kochneva

The Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia carries out external state financial control on effectiveness and legality of the use of regional budget and budgets of non-budgetary funds according to current and perspective purposes of social and economic development, works on perfection of the budgetary legislation, observes principles of objectivity and publicity.

The Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia one of the first established Control and Audit Committee in 1994, which became a constantly operating body for direct state financial control.

Activity of the Committee is based on the principles of legality, objectivity, independence and publicity. Reports on all control actions, analytical notes on the budget execution, conclusions on draft laws must de submitted for consideration of the Legislative Assembly. Resolutions adopted by the Legislative Assembly contain offers for the Head of the Republic of Karelia, heads of executive authority and local self-government on elimination of the revealed imperfections and infringements.

Since1998 the Cooperation Agreement has been realized between the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia and the Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation.

In 2000 the Control and Audit Committee became a member of the Control and Audit Bodies Association of the Russian Federation.

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