Ukrainians offer to release from debts in the communal apartment: the loud parts of the bill

Украинцев предлагают освободить от долгов по коммуналке: детали громкого законопроекта

The Verkhovna Rada introduced a draft law on the cancellation of the debt of the population for the supply of natural gas, centralized heating system and hot water supply, supply of electrical energy, which was formed as of January 1, 2020. The authors of the bill were deputies of the faction opsi.

This is stated in the message on the website of the Verkhovna Rada.

The document provides debt relief to consumers of public services (population), enterprises and organizations included in the register, suppliers of natural gas and/or heat and electrical energy to wholesale suppliers of natural gas, thermal and electric energy, as well as spending units of state and local budgets, bodies engaged in Treasury services of budget funds.

In the case of a law written off to sleep:

the population debt for natural gas to suppliers of natural gas for the needs of domestic consumers, which was formed as of 1 January 2020;

the debt of the population for Central heating and hot water supply services to the public entities that are implementing these services, as of January 1, 2020;

the debt of the population for the supply of electricity to each class of consumers to the relevant providers of services, which was formed as of January 1, 2020.

“The implementation of this bill will require additional expenditures from the State budget of Ukraine in the amount of UAH 5.4 billion. for coverage of debts for the consumed electric power. Increase 2020 expenditures under the debt of the population for the electric power offered by the savings realized in other budget programs, as well as the adjustment of certain budget programs with the purpose of contributing to overcoming the consequences of the pandemic COVID-19 “, – stated in the explanatory note to the draft law.

The Verkhovna Rada