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Stefanchuk offers people’s deputies the status of “founding fathers of Ukraine”
Ruslan Stefanchuk registered a bill according to which the Rada deputies will be given a certificate and a badge.
Before the New Year, the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk registered a bill on deputies – “founders of the state independence of Ukraine.” About it testify data on the website of parliament on Friday, December 31st.
According to him, the project is associated with the 30th anniversary of the restoration of Ukraine’s independence in 2021.
“This practice is widespread in many countries of the world. Somewhere they are called founding parents, somewhere signers. And in Ukraine I propose to assign such people’s deputies a special status of the” Founder of the State Independence of Ukraine, “Stefanchuk said.
The draft law proposes to issue a certificate and a badge to the people’s deputies. The status of the founder will remain for them for life. It can also be appropriated posthumously.
In turn, the “founder” must comply with moral and ethical norms of behavior, join the development of the state. Among his privileges is obtaining a diplomatic passport for making official trips to foreign countries.
Deputies can also be awarded a lifetime salary (the amount of payments and the procedure for appropriation will be set by the government).
Finally, at the request of relatives and relatives, in the event of the death of the “founder”, the grave and tombstone will be equipped with symbols approved by the government.
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