Tomorrow, February 7, after a two week break will be held the first plenary meeting of the regular session of the Verkhovna Rada. According to the schedule, which Parliament approved on January 17, it will last until July 21: 11 weeks MPs put to work in plenary mode, the seven — on work in committees and six for the activities in the districts.
The speaker of Parliament Andriy Parubiy said that during this session the deputies will focus on those issues that do not have time to consider previous. The laws relating to the environment and local government. Thus, in particular, at the last session of Parliament rejected the law on strategic environmental assessment, which experts have called one of European integration. For him, recall that the President vetoed in the fall — in his opinion, there was not clearly spelled out the mechanisms by which state agencies had to inspect businesses.
But, according to political analyst Vadim Karasev, the priority of the session will be economic problems. “It matters that relate to the Pension Fund, tax reforms and increased external debt. The sessions will seek to carry out the program of the International monetary Fund in order to get the next tranche, and also to remain solvent, to pay the debts on previous loans, and approximately $ 7 billion”, — he said.
We will remind, the fifth session lasted from September 6, 2016 January 20, 2017. As a result of activity of people’s deputies was taken 106 of the laws.