Next committee meeting on 15 October 2015 in Brussels.
The legislative report on the prohibition of genetically modified organisms in Member States will be voted on by the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety on 13.10.15. The rapporteur suggests rejecting the Commission proposal since, amongst others: it was not preceded by an impact assessment; it has (possibly negative) consequences for the functioning of the Internal Market and the competitiveness of the EU's agricultural sector; and its implementation raises serious doubts.
The strategic report on achieving a Digital Single Market Act will be discussed during the joint meeting of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection on 13.10.15. The report is to provide Parliament's response to the Commission Communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy. The EMPL, CULT, JURI and LIBE committees are associated in drawing up this report. The ECON and TRAN committees are to deliver opinions on the topic.
The recently presented Future Trade Strategy report will be discussed by the Committee on International Trade together with Commissioner Malmström, with particular focus on a future Common Commercial Policy. The Committee will also look at its rapporteur's recommendations on the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) negotiations, which aim to ensure more reciprocity in market access, create a global level playing field and provide tangible benefits to consumers. The meeting will be held on 15.10.15
The motion for a resolution on the Council's reading of the Commission's 2016 Draft Budget of the EU will be voted on by the Committee on Budgets on 13.10.15. The text accompanies the budgetary amendments voted in late September aiming, as a priority, to restore cuts to the Horizon 2020 programme and Connecting Europe Facility, continue the Youth Employment Initiative and put more resources to tackle the migration crisis.
The Committee on Legal Affairs will vote on its opinion regarding the mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation during its meeting of 12.10.15. On the next day, it will vote on the report on the application by EU institutions and bodies of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality in the EU's legislative process for 2012-2013.
Result(s) : 55
DRAFT OPINION on the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic EU approach to migration
DRAFT REPORT on tax rulings and other measures similar in nature or effect
Elisa FERREIRA, Michael THEURER
DRAFT OPINION on preparing for the World Humanitarian Summit: Challenges and opportunities for humanitarian assistance
DRAFT OPINION on Implementation of the European Progress Microfinance Facility
Inés AYALA SENDER
DRAFT REPORT on Stocktaking and challenges of the EU Financial Services Regulation: Impact and the way forward towards a more efficient and effective EU framework for Financial Regulation and a Capital Markets Union
Conciliation is the third and final phase of the Ordinary Legislative Procedure (OLP) (also known as ‘codecision’).
The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.