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FEDERAL LAW OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

of June 18, 2001 No. 77-FZ

About the prevention of spread of tuberculosis in the Russian Federation

(as amended on 26-05-2021)

Accepted by the State Duma on May 24, 2001

Approved by the Federation Council on June 6, 2001

This Federal Law establishes the legal basis of implementation of state policy in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis in the Russian Federation for the purpose of protection of public health and ensuring sanitary and epidemiologic wellbeing of the population.

Chapter I. General provisions

Article 1. Basic concepts

For the purposes of this Federal Law the following basic concepts are used:

tuberculosis - the infectious disease caused by tuberculosis mikobakteriya;

active form of tuberculosis - tuberculosis which signs of activity of process are established as a result of carrying out clinical, laboratory, radiological trials;

infectious form of tuberculosis - active form of tuberculosis in case of which there is allocation of mikobakteriya of tuberculosis;

the TB patient - sick active form of tuberculosis;

person with suspicion of tuberculosis - person at whom in case of delivery of health care or performing medical examination, medical examination signs of possible disease of tuberculosis in the presence of which carrying out additional inspection of the specified person and (or) establishment of dispensary observation is required are revealed;

the face which is or being in contact with tuberculosis source - person who at the place of residence, the place of stay (stay), place of employment or studies, to the place of serving sentence or in the place of detention consists or consisted in contact with the TB patient or with suffering from tuberculosis farm animal;

antituberculous care - set of the social, medical, sanitary and hygienic and anti-epidemic actions directed to identification, inspection and treatment, including obligatory inspection and treatment, dispensary observation and medical rehabilitation of TB patients and held in case of the delivery of health care in out-patient or stationary conditions according to the procedure established by this Federal Law, other Federal Laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation, and also the laws and other regulatory legal acts of subjects of the Russian Federation;

prevention of tuberculosis - complex of the actions directed to the prevention of origin, spread of tuberculosis, and also its early identification;

the medical antitubercular organizations - the medical organizations giving antituberculous care and performing prevention of tuberculosis.

Article 2. Legal regulation in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis in the Russian Federation

1. The legislation in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis in the Russian Federation consists of this Federal Law, other Federal Laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation, and also the laws and other regulatory legal acts of subjects of the Russian Federation.

2. The Federal Laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation, and also the laws and other regulatory legal acts of subjects of the Russian Federation cannot limit the rights of citizens to protection against tuberculosis and guarantee of receipt of antituberculous care provided by this Federal Law.

Article 3. Application of this Federal Law

1. This Federal Law extends to citizens of the Russian Federation when rendering antituberculous care to them and is applied to the legal entities and physical persons giving antituberculous care in the territory of the Russian Federation.

2. Foreign citizens and persons without citizenship receive antituberculous care according to this Federal Law, other Federal Laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation.

Chapter II. Powers of public authorities of the Russian Federation, public authorities of subjects of the Russian Federation, local government bodies in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis in the Russian Federation

Article 4. Powers of public authorities of the Russian Federation in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis in the Russian Federation

In the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis in the Russian Federation (further the prevention of spread of tuberculosis) treat powers of public authorities of the Russian Federation:

carrying out in the Russian Federation state policy in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis;

development and acceptance of the regulatory legal acts directed to the prevention of spread of tuberculosis;

determination of procedure for rendering antituberculous care to citizens in the territory of the Russian Federation;

the paragraph the fifth ceased to be valid according to the Federal Law of the Russian Federation of 18.07.2011 No. 242-FZ

implementation of federal state sanitary and epidemiological surveillance in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis and organization of events according to the prevention of spread of tuberculosis;

organization of the state epidemiological monitoring of tuberculosis;

forming, approval and implementation of federal target programs in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis;

development of rules, standard rates, requirements and state standards in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis;

development and organization of system of rendering antituberculous care by federal specialized medical institutions;

ensuring the state supervision of production, storage and transportation of antitubercular vaccines and immunobiological medicines for early diagnosis of tuberculosis, their quality, efficiency and safety;

the organization of the state statistical observation in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis;

implementation of others stipulated by the legislation the Russian Federation in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis of powers.

Article 5. Powers of public authorities of subjects of the Russian Federation in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis

Public authorities of subjects of the Russian Federation will organize the prevention of spread of tuberculosis, including antituberculous care by the TB patient in antitubercular dispensaries, other specialized medical antitubercular organizations and other healthcare institutions of subjects of the Russian Federation.

Article 6. Powers of local government bodies in the field of the prevention of spread of tuberculosis

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