The governor

 Powers

The status of the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region is defined by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal legislation, chapter 3 of the Charter of the Ulyanovsk oblast, the law of the Ulyanovsk oblast from 3/30/2006 № 31-ЗО « About the Governor of the Ulyanovsk oblast » and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation and legislation of the Ulyanovsk oblast.

The governor of the Ulyanovsk oblast is the maximum official of the Ulyanovsk oblast, heads the Government of the Ulyanovsk oblast and provides the coordinated functioning and interaction of bodies of the government of the Ulyanovsk oblast.

A citizen of the Russian Federation who has reached 30 years can become the governor of the Ulyanovsk oblast. The citizen of the Russian Federation is vested with authority of the Governor of the Ulyanovsk oblast for 5 years by the Legislative Assembly of the Ulyanovsk oblast on representation of the President of the Russian Federation.

The governor of the Ulyanovsk oblast assumes the office on the tenth day from the date of official publication of the legal certificate confirming his investment by its powers. When assuming the office of the Governor of the Ulyanovsk oblast in solemn conditions at presence of deputies of Legislative Assembly of the Ulyanovsk oblast he swears the following oath:

«Assuming the office of the Governor of the Ulyanovsk oblast, I swear to carry out honesty the high duties of the Governor of the Ulyanovsk oblast assigned to me, to respect and protect the rights and freedom of the person and the citizen, to honor and protect the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the Charter of the Ulyanovsk oblast, to serve people fairly ».

 

The governor of the Ulyanovsk region:

 

  • provides the coordinated functioning and interaction of bodies of the government of the Ulyanovsk oblast;
  • defines the basic directions of policy of the Ulyanovsk oblast;
  • represents the Ulyanovsk oblast in relations with federal bodies of the government, bodies of the government of subjects of the Russian Federation, institutions of the local government and in foreign economic relations;
  • provides protection of the rights and freedom of the person and the citizen in territory of the Ulyanovsk oblast;
  • supervises the execution of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation, the Charter of the Ulyanovsk oblast and other normative legal acts of the Ulyanovsk oblast on the territory of the Ulyanovsk oblast by the Government of the Ulyanovsk oblast;
  • exercises the right of the legislative initiative in the Legislative Assembly of the Ulyanovsk oblast.

 

In the field of legislative power:

  • introduces draft bills of the Ulyanovsk area in the Legislative Assembly of the Ulyanovsk area;
  • promulgates bills of the Ulyanovsk area, confirming their promulgation by signing, or rejects the bills passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Ulyanovsk area;
  • promulgates the Charter of the Ulyanovsk area and amendments to the Charter of the Ulyanovsk area, certifying their promulgation by signing;
  • sends to the Legislative Assembly of the Ulyanovsk area the written conclusions on draft bills of the Ulyanovsk area about introduction or about a cancelling of taxes, tax remission, change in financial obligations of the Ulyanovsk area, other bills providing charges, covered by means of the regional budget of the Ulyanovsk area.

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Biography

Morozov Sergey Ivanovich, Governor of the Ulyanovsk region was born on September, 6th, 1959 in Ulyanovsk. After high school he worked as a machine operator at a furniture factory.

In 1977-1980 he served on the Pacific fleet. After army he worked as a mechanic at the Ulyanovsk motor-transportation enterprise, and then - as a driver.

Since 1981 - he served at the law-enforcement bodies. He graduated from the All-Soviet Union law institute on specialty "jurisprudence". He made carrier from an inspector of criminal investigation in the Regional Department of Internal Affairs up to the Head of drug control special division of the Department of Internal Affairs of the Ulyanovsk region.

He was awarded «Expert officer of militia» (1986) and «For excellent service in the Ministry of Internal Affairs» badges (1993), and a medal «For impeccable service» of the third degree (1989).

In 1995 he was appointed the Chief of the Department of Internal Affairs of Dimitrovgrad.

In December, 2000 he was elected the Mayor of Dimitrovgrad. Sergey Morozov was the initiator of participation of Dimitrovgrad in regional contests « Cultural capital of the Volga region » and «The Most well-arranged city of Russia». He participated in the development of the main city programs in the framework of these programms. In 2003 Dimitrovgrad won the federal contest and became the Cultural capital of the Volga region-2004. The city was twice awarded special governmental prizes for successful city development.

In December, 2004 Sergey Morozov was elected the Head of the Ulyanovsk region administration. He considers stability and steady development in all spheres of life in the region to be the priorities of his work.

On March, 20th, 2006 President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin introduced Sergey Morozov for consideration to the Deputies of the Regional Legislative Assembly of the Ulyanovsk region for designating him to the post of the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region. On March, 28th the deputies have approved the nominee of Sergey Morozov to the position of the Ulyanovsk region Governor.

He is married and has five children: two sons and three daughters.