23 June 2010, Wednesday, 14:42

Children-orphans will get social support in education sphere up to 23 years

author: Nikolay Ermolenko

At today's session of Committee of the State Assembly –Kurultay of Bashkortostan Republic on social policy and public health services deputies approved the draft concerning amendments to the Law RB «Concerning additional guarantees on social support of children-orphans and children who remained without care of parents».

«The draft law is directed on specifying the procedure and conditions of granting to children-orphans and children who remained without care of parents, measures of social support in connection with change of the federal legislation, — Albina Burangulova informed the chairman of the committee. – the Federal law from December 17, 2009 No.315-FZ brings into the Federal law «Concerning additional guarantees on social support of children-orphans and children who remained without care of parents» a number of amendments providing unification of guarantees and measures of social support in the education sphere as for children-orphans and children, who remained without care of parents (till 18 years), and for persons from among children-orphans and children who remained without care of parents (from 18 till 23 years).

Alignment of volume of rights is made for the purpose of distribution of guarantees of full state support for the whole period of studying in the state and municipal educational institutions».

At the same session the deputies approved also another republican draft law – about amendments to Law RB «Concerning the targeted social assistance in Bashkortostan Republic», directed to specifying the amount of powers of the Russian Federation in the field of rendering the state social assistance in the form of social services passed to authorities of subjects of the Russian Federation for realisation.

The structure and the name of powers passed to the regional level are specified in order to make the Law RB in conformity with the FZ «Concerning the state social assistance». The draft law also specifies powers of republican public authorities in the sphere of the targeted social assistance; new provisions on regional social additional payments to the pension are introduced.

In case of approval by the Presidium of the State Assembly RB both draft laws will be proposed to the July session of parliament of the republic for passing in the first reading.