The report provides the conclusions about the development of regulatory impact assessment (RIA )in Russia in the second half of 2013. It includes the overview of legislation determining the procedure of Impact Assessment and public consultations as integral part if RIA, in particular Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of December 17, 2012 No. 1318: that has seriously changed the system of IA in Russia. Moreover the article presents the analysis of changes in this field aimed at improving the quality of IA, which is based on data obtained from the single portal for disclosure information about preparation of draft regulations by federal executive bodies and results of public consultation regulation.gov.ru. (More statistical analysis of activities of the Federal Executive authorities you can find in the presentation). The authors identify the principal problems in the field of RIA and propose measures to eliminate them as well as measures to improve the mechanism of IA in Russia.