The bill, introduced by a group of deputies headed by Anatoly Aksakov, chairman of the Duma Committee on the Financial Market, was preliminary approved by the leadership of the State Duma and was recommended for inclusion in the work program of the spring session of 2023 for January.
The Council has limited the deadline for submitting any amendments, feedback, comments and proposals to the financial market committee on 20 January. Accordingly, the first reading of the bill by the Duma should take place on January 23-27, 30 or 31.
The authors of the bill propose to amend the current legislative acts that give the Central Bank of the Russian Federation the powers of the main and only operator of the digital ruble, determine the rules for transactions with the state digital currency and the functioning of the wallet for the Russian CBDC.
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