Verkhovna Rada put on agenda draft law on financing snap poll

16:53, 23 October 2008
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The voting scheduled for Friday

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine put on its agenda the draft law “On Introducing Amendments into the Law of Ukraine “On the State Budget of Ukraine for the Year 2008” concerning financing the snap poll.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, 234 out of 256 MPs registered in the chamber voted for it.

The factions of the Party of Regions, Lytvyn’s Bloc, and 43 MPs of OU-PSD faction voted for this.

The draft law was proposed by OU-PSD lawmaker Ksenia Lyapina.

The draft law stipulates creating a stabilization fund, increasing the citizens deposits security fund, and allocates financing for the snap poll. The draft will be considered by the Verkhovna Rada at its morning session Friday.

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