26 February 2020, 18:17

Vekhovna Rada holds IPTAC Coordination meeting

more
26 February 2020, 17:11

VRada’s speaker holds a seminal meeting with Estonian foreign minister U.Reinsalu, aiming to boost mutual cooperation on the global scene shortly

more
26 February 2020, 16:45

Dmytro Razumkov meets Estonian defence minister J. Luik

more
26 February 2020, 15:45

VRU Chairman meets his colleague from Estonia’s Riigikogu H. Polluaas

more
26 February 2020, 13:15

D.Razumkov at “e-Estonia” admin centre, sharing his vision of how to build e-Ukraine before long

more
25 February 2020, 20:01

Speaker D.Razumkov in a friendly meeting with Estonian President K.Kaljulaid

more
25 February 2020, 16:45

D.Razumkov’s visit to Estonia starts on February 25

more
25 February 2020, 15:00

VRU speaker D.Razumkov, Latvian President E. Levits exchanging views over deeper cooperation between two states

more
27 August 2019

Speaker briefs on Rada-3 touch key developments

more
11 July 2016

Verkhovna Rada Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government recommends Ukrainian Parliament adopt draft law "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine" (as to voluntary unification of territorial communities) as a basis

more
02 June 2016

"We return to Ukrainian right on truth". Speech of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

more
26 February 2020

Vekhovna Rada holds IPTAC Coordination meeting

more
25 February 2020

VRada’s speaker meets Latvian premier and invites him to visit Ukraine amidst talks on deeper mutual cooperation

more
24 February 2020

O.Kondratiuk, K.Szczerski (Poland) in talks over vital points of bilateral relations

more
24 February 2020

Ukraine-Poland PA meeting slated for late March in Warsaw

more
21 February 2020

Committees round-up: Daily

more
21 February 2020

Vice speaker O.Kondratiuk makes for Poland with her working visit

more
21 February 2020

VRU delegation partakes in 19th OSCE PA Winter Meeting, Vienna

more
21 February 2020

Friday’s morning session

more

News

19 December 2019, 20:00

Thursday’s evening session is over

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

The Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov opened the evening round of Thursday’s plenary meeting.

 

The evening section

 

Members of parliament proceeded with the business of the day.

 

  • Laws, bills and resolutions passed

 

On Chornomornaftogaz

--Draft bill No.2432

MPs have reviewed the bill No.2432 “On amendments to certain legislative acts regarding further measures for resumption of work of the Public Stock-company “Chornomornaftogaz”. By 294 ayes, the parliament passed the statute in whole.

 

On VRU temporary commissions

--Draft bill No.0979

By 337 ayes, the parliament carried the bill No.0979 “On temporary investigating commissions and temporary special commissions of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine”.

 

On new financial instruments

--Draft bill No.2284 (including the draft bill No.2284-1 as the alternate)

Parliamentarians have examined the bill “On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine regarding a simpler raising investments and introducing new financial instruments”.  By 244 assenting votes, the VRU passed the first reading of the bill.

 

On amber extraction

--Draft bill No.2240

MPs have reviewed the bill on amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine regarding normalization of amber extraction procedures. The second reading of the bill was backed by 279 parliamentarians.

 

On subsoil-use rental rates

--Draft bill No.2241

Lawgivers have considered the draft bill on amendments to Article 252 of the Tax Code of Ukraine regarding normalizing rental rates for subsoil use to extract amber. By 265 ayes, the bill was taken on the first reading.

 

On in-person voting by MPs

--Draft bill No.2148

By 261 votes in favour, the parliament backed the second reading (and in whole) of the bill No.2148 “On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine regarding ensuring in-person voting by Ukrainian parliamentarians”.

 

On Export-Credit Agency’s review board

--Resolutions Nos.2197, 2401 і 2421

 MPs have approved three resolutions “On assignment of a Verkhovna Rada’s envoy to the contest committee for defining membership of the Private Joint-Stock Company Export-Credit Agency’s review board”.

 

On military ranks

--Draft bill No.2247

Parliamentarians have seen into the first reading of the draft bill on amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine regarding servicemen’s military ranks. The bill was backed by 267 assenting votes.

 

On a unified register of sexual offenders

--Draft bill No.0887

The parliament has passed the second reading of the bill No.0887 “On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine (regarding the introduction of a unified register of persons convicted of committing crimes against sexual freedom and sexual integrity of minors and strengthening liability for crimes against sexual freedom and sexual integrity of minors).

 

On political corruption

--Draft bill No.2336

By 319 ayes, the parliament passed the bill “On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine on preventing and counteracting political corruption” in whole.

 

International ratifications

The Verkhovna Rada has ratified the following laws:

Bill No.0007 “On ratification of the Agreement (in the form of an exchange of notes) between Ukraine and the Kingdom of Netherlands regarding the extension until August 1, 2020 of the Agreement between Ukraine and the Kingdom of Netherlands on the International Mission for Protection of Investigation signed on July 28, 2014”.

Bill No.0011 “On ratification of the Guarantee Agreement (The Ukraine railway electrification project ‘Electrification of the Dolynska-Mykolaiv-Kolosivka railway line’) between Ukraine and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development”.

Bill No.0012 “On ratification of the Agreement (in the form of an exchange of notes) between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany on the establishment of local offices of the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (GIZ GmbH) and the Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KfW)”.

Bill No.0013 “On accession of Ukraine to the European Support Fund for the Co-Production and Distribution of Creative Cinematographic and Audiovisual Works (‘EURIMAGES’)”.

Bill No.0014 “On ratification of the Financial Agreement (The ‘Improvement of Ukraine Urban Road Safety’ Project) between Ukraine and the European Investment Bank”.

Bill No.0015 “On ratification of the Grant Agreement (The ‘Mykolaivvodokanal’ Project (On the modernization of the municipal utility for water distribution and water treatment of the City of Mykolaiv) pursuant to the E5P Programme between Ukraine and the European Investment Bank”.

 

The presiding officer closed the meeting.