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News

17 April 2018, 17:06

Evening session's over

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

After the break, parliamentarians continued to address the issues of the ongoing agenda.

 

The output of the session

 

S e c o n d  reading bills taken

 

None.

 

F i r s t  reading bills taken

 

On Chornobyl NPP: Draft bill No.6624

Taken on the first reading was there the bill amending the state program for decommissioning the Chornobyl NPP and transforming the Chornobyl shelter facility into an environmentally safe system that had been approved and adopted in 2009.

The bill rectifies the decommissioning programme schedule of the object, protracting the closing date until the year 2020.

The programme provides for building dry storage facilities for spent nuclear fuel of the Chornobyl reactors as well as provision of fire safety throughout the Chornobyl NPP until fully decommissioned.

The bill also sets the programme budget at ca UAH 6.637 billion against the UAH 3.535 billion in force.

On novelties to Chornobyl victims law: Draft bill No.6656

Taken on the first reading was there the bill amending the law of Ukraine on the status and social protection of citizens suffered from the Chornobyl disaster, concerning social protection for the ‘liquidators’ of the consequences of the 1986 Chornobyl nuclear disaster.

The bill stipulates that the persons who were residing or full-time working or studying in the areas under an extra radio-ecological control (as of January 1, 2015) provided those persons to have done so by January 1, 1993 for four years at least, being also categorized to the Group 4 and qualified as Chornobyl-disabled, are to be given ‘I category’ certificates of a person who suffered from the Chornobyl disaster.

 

The presiding officer closed the meeting.