Verkhovna Rada adjourned language bill examination until autumn – said Volodymyr Yavorivskyi in his comments to Gazeta.ua
He said that on Monday at a meeting of conciliation board deputies did not even discussed the bill ‘On the basis of the language policy’ written by Serhiy Kivalov and Vadym Kolesnichenko, which was adopted in the first reading on June 5. ‘It is not in the agenda. Volodymyr Lytvyn gave a press conference and assured the journalists that the scandalous language law will not be considered this week. For two reasons: because they cannot complete its consideration at our committee and it causes the political opposition. But later on Alexander Efremov popped out. In the press wrote that he ‘threatens’ to consider the bill this week. According to my information this issue postponed until autumn – said the deputy.
Yavorivskyi believes that the speaker will not allow consider the language bill.
He also told that the committee on culture and spiritual issues, which is headed by him, received more than two thousand amendments to the document from deputies. He explained that the committee in the bill preparation for the second reading considered only nearly 300 of them.