Deputies have taken another step towards implementation of E-petitions

In the process of preparation for the second reading, the changes on which public experts insisted will be introduced to the bill on electronic petitions. This was announced by author of an alternative bill, deputy of the “Samopomich” Union faction Oleksandr Opanasenko.

“Differences in the bills touched upon several articles, in particular those relating to the period of collecting the necessary votes on a petition, pre-moderation and order of its consideration”, said the MP.

Oleksandr Opanasenko notes that parliamentarians are jointly responsible for the introduction of principal for the public regulations to the text of the bill in the process of its preparation for the second reading.

Thus, at the next plenary week, the deputies can adopt the bill on E-petitions, the text of which will meet the expectations of the public.

We shall recall that yesterday the Verkhovna Rada adopted the bill №2299 – 234 MPs voted for, while the minimum required are 226 votes.

According to the document, citizens can appeal to the President, the Parliament, the Cabinet of Ministers, and local authorities by means of electronic petitions on the official websites of the relevant authorities and public associations.

Oleksandr Opanasenko
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