The Federation Council approved the law on electronic subpoenas to the army and bans for “escapees”

The Federation Council at a meeting on April 12 approved a law that introduces electronic subpoenas to the military and restrictions for “escapees”. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

The amendments were supported by 163 senators, one voted against.

During the discussion of the law, he was criticized by Senator Lyudmila Narusova. She said the amendments seek to restrict rights and are inconsistent with existing laws and the Constitution. According to her, the punishment for not having received the summons is “inadequate”, and the law itself was passed in haste.

After that, Vyacheslav Timchenko, chairman of the Federation Council committee on the regulation and organization of parliamentary activities, proposed to deprive her of the right to vote, clarifies RBC.

On April 11, the amendments were immediately approved by the State Duma in the second and third readings. They involve the creation of a register of persons compelled to military service, in which they will collect information on the state of health and education, place of residence and work. The amendments also legalize electronic subpoenas, they will be sent to the personal accounts of state services. Those who receive the summons are prohibited from leaving Russia until they report to the military registration and enlistment office.

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