The Legislative Duma of Tomsk Oblast

The Legislative Duma of Tomsk Oblast

The Legislative Duma of Tomsk Oblast is a standing legislative (representative) body of the government of Tomsk Oblast. The Duma's mandate is to pass laws, make decisions, statements, as well as through its control activity. It is financed from the Oblast budget.

The Legislative Duma of Tomsk Oblast is a single-chamber body and consists of 42 deputies. A half of the Legislative Duma staff of Tomsk Oblast of the IV convocation was formed by proportional system (proportionally to the number of votes, given for the regional lists of candidates for deputies, nominated by the electoral associations); another half was formed by majority system (single member constituency). Deputies are elected by the Oblast population for 5 years. More...


  Speaker of the Tomsk Oblast Duma Oksana Kozlovskaya and the delegation of Tomsk people in Moscow congratulated Egor Ligachev on his 95th birthday. More...
  Today, in the St. George’s Hall of the Moscow Kremlin in front of more than 1000 people Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his 12th Annual Address to the Federal Assembly. More...
  On November 26, 2015 the 47th session of the Tomsk Oblast Legislative Duma of the 5th convocation was held. At the start of the session Speaker Oksana Kozlovskaya invited the audience to observe a moment of silence in tribute to the memory of the victims of the tragic events of the autumn 2015. More...

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Honourable Guests! Dear Friends!

 Oksana Kozlovskaya, Chairman of the Legislative Duma of Tomsk oblast

Russian parliamentarism has a century-old history. The democratic institutions are considered to have passed a test of time and have obtained their position in the state structure. Russia is among the countries which has recently come to democracy. In comparison with such countries as the USA, France and Great Britain Russian parliamentarism is young and that is why it experiences "disease of growth". Besides, it has an effect on the quality of lawmaking. I'm sure that the Russian deputies of all levels should work for passing required laws - required by most people, not only officials. It is possible to achieve a success only with the help of citizens. Otherwise, Russian parliamentarism would have died before being born in fact.

I'm convinced that great future based on social and economic growth and fortified positions in the world awaits Russia. It is necessary to realize that future depends on each of us. Tomsk deputies for their part do their best to make Russia worthy and constructive.

Special significance in the democratization of our state takes the interaction of parliament and people. The Legislative Duma of Tomsk Oblast carries out a policy of attraction people to the lawmaking process. And we use the recourses of the Internet as well.

The official website of the Legislative Duma of Tomsk Oblast is not only a source of information about the representative body but also a feedback channel. Within the bounds of the project Public Opinion as the 43rd Deputy we organize public opinion polls and discussions on different topics with the participation of experts.

There are a lot of useful data on our website: the Laws of Tomsk Oblast, information about deputies, anniversary projects Tomsk People in the History of Parliamentarism devoted to the centenary of Russian parliamentarism and the project worked up to the four-hundredth anniversary of Tomsk - Tomsk in the eyes of Tomsk people.

Welcome to the official website of the Legislative Duma of Tomsk Oblast!

Oksana Kozlovskaya,
of the Legislative Duma of Tomsk Oblast

Tomsk Oblast: history and modern times

Tomsk by the eyes of its citizens

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