Committees and commissions of the St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly

Committees and commissions

Areas of activity

Committee on legislation

  • shall form a schedule draft of Assembly legislative work;
  • shall prepare laws returned by the Governor of Saint Petersburg without signing to reconsideration by Assembly;
  • shall prepare the agenda of the regular meetings of the Assembly;
  • shall organize consideration and legal expertise of bills of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on the matters of joint competence of St. Petersburg and the Russian Federation and other federal drafts of legal acts submitted to the Assembly:
  • shall organize consideration and legal expertise of draft legal acts;
  • shall coordinate the standard-setting activity of standing commissions;
  • shall prepare drafts of legal acts on state building and local self-government to consideration by the Assembly;
  • shall prepare proposals to the Assembly about adjustment of the legal acts of St. Petersburg to the Charter of St. Petersburg and the legislation of the Russian Federation;
  • shall prepare alterations and additions to the Charter of St. Petersburg to consideration by the Assembly;
  • shall create an Expert Board of the Committee on legislation and coordinate its activities;
  • shall organize the preparation of legislative initiatives of the Assembly to Federal State governmental authorities;
  • shall address the issues of the codification and development of the legal acts system of the Assembly;
  • shall cooperate with the relevant management committees, sub-committees and commissions of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

Budget and Finance Committee

  • shall direct for the expertise to the Legal Department of the Central Office of the Assembly and shall organize that the Assembly considers the draft budget of St. Petersburg, draft budget of the territorial compulsory medical insurance fund in St. Petersburg, draft annual report about budget performance of St. Petersburg, draft annual report about budget performance of the territorial compulsory medical insurance fund of St. Petersburg, draft state guarantees territorial programs for free medical care to citizens of the Russian Federation in St. Petersburg;
  • shall organize control over budget performance in St. Petersburg and the budget of the territorial compulsory medical insurance fund of St. Petersburg;
     
  • shall organize public hearings on the draft budget of St. Petersburg, the annual report draft of budget performance of St. Petersburg with participation of the structural units of the Assembly and the Central Office of the Assembly;
  • shall prepare for consideration by the Assembly, direct for expertise to the Legal Department of the Central Office of the Assembly and (or) organize that the Assembly considers: laws draft of St. Petersburg and other normative legal acts of St. Petersburg that govern tax, budgetary and/or financial relationships or establish expenditure obligations of St. Petersburg;
  • shall direct to the Legal Department of the Central Office of the Assembly and shall organize that the Assembly considers: protests (representations) of prosecutors against laws of Saint Petersburg that govern tax, budgetary and/or financial relationship, as well as the provisions of other laws of St. Petersburg concerning the expenditure obligations of St. Petersburg;
        
  • shall organize that the Assembly considers: drafts of federal laws submitted to the Assembly that govern tax, budgetary and/or financial legal relationships;
        
  • shall prepare for consideration by the Assembly, direct for expertise to the Legal Department of the Central Office of the Assembly and (or) organize that the Assembly considers: draft resolutions of the Assembly on the legislative initiative to pass federal laws that govern tax, budgetary and (or) financial relationship;
        
  • shall direct to the Legal Department of the Central Office of Assembly and organize reconsideration by the Assembly of laws of St. Petersburg returned by the Governor of Saint Petersburg without signing, governing tax, budgetary and (or) financial relationships or establishing expenditure commitments of St. Petersburg;
        
  • shall organize that the Assembly considers statements of performance of the Chamber of Control and Accounts of Saint Petersburg, shall generate and approve the current draft annual plan of the Chamber of Control and Accounts of Saint Petersburg, consider statements of performance of the Chamber of Control and Accounts of Saint Petersburg and resolutions of Chamber of Control and Accounts of Saint Petersburg in accordance with findings of control activity;
        
  • shall submit for consideration by the Assembly draft resolution of the Assembly on the election for the post of Chairman of the Chamber of Control and Accounts of Saint Petersburg, preliminary review the list of candidates for the post of Chairman of the Chamber of Control and Accounts of Saint Petersburg and documents submitted by them;
        
  • shall cooperate on the scope of its matters with committees, sub-committees and commissions of legislative (representative) bodies of administrative and territorial units of foreign entities, the Houses of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Northwest Interparliamentary Assembly of Russia, legislative (representative) state government bodies of subjects of the Russian Federation;
        
  • shall cooperate on the scope of its matters with state government bodies and local self-government bodies, the management body of the territorial compulsory medical insurance fund of St. Petersburg, and other bodies and organizations; shall exercise other powers and authority for established activity directions.

 Commission for municipal facilities, urban planning and land issues

  • municipal policy in urban planning;
    • use of land, land tenure and land regulations;
    • construction planning and integrated urban territories development;
    • matters of use of city residential properties;
    • heat-and-power engineering, power generation, water supply and sewerage;
    • landscaping and greening in urban areas;
    • maintenance and development of the urban transport and street and road networks;
    • urban public passenger transport;
    • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant Commission of the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Region and the Northwest Interparliamentary Assembly Committees;
    • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant bodies of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Government of the Russian Federation, Administration of St. Petersburg;
    • interregional and international relations in established areas of activity.

 Commissions for law and order issues

  • • human rights;
  • • issues of combating organized crime;
  • • work of law enforcement authorities, the bar and notaries;
  • • cooperation with the judiciary, administration of Justice, the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation, customs protection, territorial entities of the Russian Federation armed forces, other troops and military formations;
  • • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant authorities of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Government of the Russian Federation, Administration of St. Petersburg;
  • • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant Commission of the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Region and committees of the Northwest Interparliamentary Assembly;
  • • interregional and international relations in established areas of activity.

Commission for the public authority structure, local self-government and administrative and territorial  structure

  • system of public authorities;
  • • framework of local self-government;
  • • issues of administrative and territorial division;
  • • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant bodies of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Government of the Russian Federation, Administration of St. Petersburg;
  • • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant Commission of the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Region and Northwest Interparliamentary Assembly;
  • • interregional and international relations in established areas of activity.

Commission for industry, economy and property

  • • support of city industry, agro-industrial complex, anti-monopoly activities and issues of bankruptcy;
    • regional problems of economic reform, including fiscal, investment, securities market;
    • trade;
    • customs policy;
    • medium and small business;
    • tourist industry;
    • protection of the subjects of the domestic market;
    • transport complex;
    • property issues;
    • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant bodies of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Government of the Russian Federation, Administration of St. Petersburg;
    • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant Commission of the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Region and Northwest Interparliamentary Assembly;
  • interregional and international relations in established areas of activity.

Commission for education, culture and science

  • culture and art;
    • protection of cultural heritage;
    • education;
    . physical education and sport;
    • mass media;
    • religion and interfaith relations;
    • toponymy and heraldry;
    • higher education institutions;
    • issues of science;
    • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant bodies of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Government of the Russian Federation, Administration of St. Petersburg;
  • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant Commission of the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Region and Northwest Interparliamentary Assembly;
    • interregional and international relations in established areas of activity.

 

Commission for social policy and health care

  • protection of the rights of the family, motherhood, childhood, and youth;
        
  • problems of economically disadvantaged families, pensioners, disabled persons, veterans, survivors of siege, refugees and displaced persons, militaries;
        
  • housing policy;
        
  • labor and employment issues;
        
  • health issues;
        
  • pharmacy;
        
  • sanitation;
        
  • sanitary protection of people;
        
  • veterinary medicine;
        
  • issues of sanatorium-resort complex;
        
  • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant bodies of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Government of the Russian Federation, Administration of St. Petersburg;
  • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant Commission of the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Region and Northwest Interparliamentary Assembly;
  • interregional and international relations in established areas of activity.

Commission for ecology and natural resource management

  • protection of environment;
  • environmental protection of population;
  • protection from natural and man-caused emergencies;
  • production and consumer waste management, medical and biological waste management;
  • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant bodies of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Government of the Russian Federation, Administration of St. Petersburg;
  • cooperation on the scope of its matters with the relevant Commission of the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Region and Northwest Interparliamentary Assembly;
  • interregional and international relations in established areas of activity.