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Statute
of the
Interagency Commission on Economic Security
of the
Russian Federation Security Council

02 October 1997

I. General Provisions

1. The Interagency Commission on Economic Security of the Russian Federation Security Council (hereafter—the Commission) was formed in compliance with the Russian Federation Law "On Security" and the Statute of the Russian Federation Security Council, put into effect by Edict No. 1024 of the Russian Federation President of 10 July 1996 "Russian Federation Security Council Issues."

2. The Commission was created for the purpose of carrying out Russian Federation Security Council (hereafter -- Security Council) tasks in the area of ensuring the economic security of the Russian Federation.

3. The legal base of the Commission's activities is comprised of the Russian Federation Constitution, federal laws, the Russian Federation President's edicts and directives, the statute of the Russian Federation Security Council, and this Statute.

II. The Commission's Functions

4. The Commission is tasked with the following functions:

preparation of proposals for the Security Council in the area of drafting and implementing strategic lines in state policy in the area of ensuring the economic security of the Russian Federation;

evaluation and forecast of the socioeconomic development of the Russian Federation from the standpoint of ensuring the economic security of the state;

participation, in keeping with established procedures, in defining Russia's national interests in the economic area and in determining internal and external threats to these interests;

preparation of proposals for the Security Council with respect to coordination of the activities of federal bodies of state authority in dealing with current and long-range tasks in the area of the economic security of the Russian Federation, and with respect to implementation of the State Economic Security Strategy of the Russian Federation (Basic Provisions), approved by Edict No. 608 of the Russian Federation President of 29 April 1996;

participation in development of the strategy of ensuring the Russian Federation's security in the sphere of use of natural resources, regulation of foreign companies' access to exploitation of natural resources, as well as the strategy of ensuring the energy security of the Russian Federation;

preparation of proposals for the Security Council with respect to ensuring state security in the area of regulating the securities market, foreign investment, and movement of capital;

evaluation of the state monetary and credit policy and forecasting the development of the situation in the financial system from the standpoint of ensuring the economic security of the Russian Federation;

monitoring the Russian economy's competitiveness, evaluation of threats to the Russian Federation's interests in the foreign economic sphere, and drafting a strategy for ensuring the foreign economic security of the state;

evaluation of the current state and prospects for development of the scientific, technological, and technical level of production in economic sectors from the standpoint of ensuring the economic security of the Russian Federation;

participation in development of the main directions of state policy in the area of military-technical cooperation with foreign countries and development of the defense complex of the Russian Federation;

reviewing, in keeping with established procedures, the drafts of federal targeted programs aimed at ensuring the economic security of the Russian Federation, evaluating their effectiveness, and preparing relevant proposals;

preparation of analytical and forecast materials on the course of implementation of the Concept of National Security of the Russian Federation;

preparation of proposals for the Security Council on the subject of drafting prospective normative legal acts aimed at ensuring the economic security of the Russian Federation;

conducting, when so instructed by the Security Council, expert evaluation of draft decisions of federal bodies of state authority and bodies of state authority of Russian Federation components on matters of economic security of the state.

III. Procedures for Forming the Commission and Its Activities

5. The Commission shall be created, reorganized, and abolished by edict of the President of the Russian Federation Russian Federation. The statute on the Commission shall be approved by the Russian Federation President upon submission by the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation (hereafter -- Security Council Secretary).

The Commission shall be composed of heads of federal bodies of state authority and (or) their deputies (including as agreed). If necessary, other persons may be included.

6. The Commission chairman shall be appointed by the Russian Federation President. The Commission chairman has deputies (a deputy). The Commission chairman and other commission members carry out their activities on a volunteer basis.

7. To carry out its functions, the Commission has the right to:

request and receive in keeping with established procedures needed materials and information from federal bodies of state authority, from bodies of state authority of Russian Federation components, as well as from institutions, organizations, and officials;

use in keeping with established procedures databases of the Russian Federation President's staff and those of federal bodies of state authority;

in keeping with established procedures, bring in scientists and specialists to carry out specific tasks;

interact in keeping with established procedures with independent units of the Russian Federation President's staff, federal bodies of state authority, bodies of state authority of Russian Federation components, as well as from institutions, organizations, and officials on matters within its competence;

prepare proposals on signing, in keeping with established procedures, contracts with scientific-research organizations, institutions, and specialists to carry out work in the area of ensuring economic security of the state;

summarize and present to the Security Council information on matters within its competence;

determine the agenda for Commission meetings and compile lists of persons invited to attend.

8. The Commission's work shall be carried out in accordance with plans approved by the Security Council Secretary.

9. Commission meetings are to be held at least once a month. If necessary, out-of-turn meetings may be held.

Commission members' presence at meetings is mandatory. They are not authorized to delegate their powers to others. In the event of a Commission member's absence from a meeting, he has the right to present his opinion on the issues under consideration in writing.

10. Commission members possess equal rights in the discussion of matters under consideration at the meeting. Commission decisions are to be adopted by a majority vote of Commission members present at the meeting and formalized by a protocol signed by the Commission chairman. In the event a Commission member disagrees with the decision, he has the right to present his opinion in writing, which must then be attached to the meeting protocol.

Commission decisions approved by the Security Council Secretary are mandatory for consideration by federal bodies of executive authority.

11. Information, material-technical, and other support for the Commission's activities shall be provided by the Security Council staff, as well as, when necessary, by federal bodies of state authority represented in the Commission membership.


List of Members of the
Interagency Commission on Economic Security of the
Russian Federation Security Council

Shokhin A.N. -- deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (Commission chairman, upon concurrence),

Kudrin A.L. -- first deputy minister of finance of the Russian Federation (Commission deputy chairman),

Petrov Yu.V. -- chairman of the State Investment Corporation (Commission deputy chairman),

Aushev M.I. -- deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on Security (upon concurrence),

Boyko M.V. -- deputy chairman of the Russian Federation Government, chairman of the State Committee for the Administration of State Property of Russia,

Borodin P.P. -- Russian Federation President's administrator of affairs,

Bezrukov V.B. -- director, Center for the Study of the Economic State of the Market under the Russian Federation Government,

Bushuyev V.V. -- deputy minister of fuel and power generation of the Russian Federation,

Vasilyev D.V. -- chairman of the Federal Securities and Exchange Commission of Russia,

Gazizullin F.P. -- first deputy chairman of the State Committee for the Administration of State Property of Russia,

Grekov Yu.N. -- deputy minister of foreign economic relations and trade of the Russian Federation,

Gridasov I.I. -- department chief, Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Russia,

Danilov-Danilyan A.V. -- chief of the Russian Federation President's economic department,

Ivanov I.S. -- first deputy minister of foreign affairs of the Russian Federation,

Ivanter V.V. -- director, National Economic Forecast Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences,

Katulskiy Ye.D. -- deputy minister of labor and social development of the Russian Federation,

Kolesnikov V.I. -- first deputy minister of internal affairs of the Russian Federation,

Kopeykin M.Yu. -- department chief, Russian Federation Government staff,

Korablev V.G. -- deputy chief of the State Tax Service of Russia,

Lvov D.S. -- deputy director, Central Economic-Mathematics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences,

Maslyukov Yu.D. -- chairman of the State Duma's Economic Policy Committee (upon concurrence),

Meshalkina R.Ye. -- deputy chief of staff of the Russian Federation Defense Council,

Meshcheryakov V.I. -- deputy chairman of the State Customs Committee of Russia,

Morozov O.V. -- head of the Russian Regions deputy group in the State Duma (upon concurrence),

Pavlenko S.Yu. -- director, Ad Hoc Center for Economic Reforms under the Russian Federation Government,

Pavlov O.I. -- head of the Federal Service on Currency and Export Control of Russia,

Pugin N.A. -- chairman of the board, Avtoselmash-Holding publicly held joint-stock company,

Putin V.V. -- deputy chief of staff of the Russian Federation President, chief of the Russian Federation President's Main Control Administration,

Pushkarenko A.L. -- directorate chief, Federal Security Service,

Sapiro Ye.S. -- chairman, Russian Federation Committee on Economic Policy Issues (upon concurrence),

Svinarenko A.G. -- first deputy minister of the economy of the Russian Federation,

Fonareva N.Ye. -- chairman, State Antimonopoly Committee of Russia,

Frank S.O. -- first deputy minister of transportation of the Russian Federation,

Khazin M.L. -- deputy chief, Russian Federation President's economic administration,

Khandruyev A.A. -- first deputy chairman, Bank of Russia,

Shcherbak V.N. -- first deputy minister of agriculture and food of the Russian Federation,

Shcherbakov A.A. -- first deputy director, Foreign Intelligence Service of Russia,

Yurkov Yu.A. -- chairman, State Committee for Statistics of Russia,

Yatskevich B.A. -- first deputy minister of natural resources of the Russian Federation.