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Next committee meeting on 14 September 2015 in Brussels.

Tax rulings report: presentation and debate in committee

TAXE 04-09-2015 - 09:30
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The draft report that is being prepared by the Special Committee on Tax Rulings will be discussed on 07.09.15. The report addresses: tax rulings and other corporate tax avoidance practices in the Member States; legislation and measures to prevent or eliminate harmful tax practices within the internal market, including EU state aid investigations; and the international dimension, including no or low tax and secrecy jurisdictions and the impact of harmful practices on developing countries.

Paris international climate agreement, EU budget 2016: committee vote

ITRE 04-09-2015 - 09:14
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The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy will vote on its opinion regarding the EU budget 2016 with particular focus on Horizon 2020, on the Connecting Europe Facility and on contributing to smart, innovative, sustainable and inclusive growth and employment across the EU. The Committee will also vote on its opinion on the new international climate agreement of Paris (COP21), stressing the EU's leadership on climate change mitigation and adaptation. The meeting will be held on 07.09.15.

Agricultural crisis: committee meeting with Commissioner Hogan

AGRI 04-09-2015 - 09:15
Commissioner Phil Hogan

The current crisis in various agricultural markets in the EU will be discussed by the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development together with Commissioner Phil Hogan. Whilst agricultural markets were already weakened by the Russian ban on EU food products, large price falls have further affected a number of Member States in recent weeks, especially in the dairy and meat sectors. The meeting will take place on 08.09.15 in Strasbourg.

Trade in seal products, mutual assistance on customs and agriculture: plenary votes

IMCO 04-09-2015 - 09:12
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The European Parliament will discuss and vote on the legislative report on trade in seal products - implementing the WTO Dispute Settlement Body recommendations and rulings - during its plenary sitting in Strasbourg. It will also debate and vote on the legislative report on the mutual assistance between Member State's administrations and cooperation with the Commission to ensure the correct application of the law on customs and agricultural matters. The votes will be held on 08.09.15.

International protection for Italy and Greece, EU fundamental rights: plenary votes

LIBE 04-09-2015 - 09:39
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The non-legislative report on provisional measures of international protection for Italy and Greece will be discussed by the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs on 07.09.13, after which it will be debated during Parliament's plenary sitting of 08.09.15 ahead of a vote that is set to be held on 09.09.15.The non-legislative report on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU for the period 2013-2014 will be discussed by Parliament on 07.09.15 and then voted on the day after.

Texts to be put to the vote at committee meetings

Result(s) : 93

DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund, in accordance with point 11 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management (disasters in Bulgaria and Greece in 2015)

27-08-2015 BUDG_PR(2015)565142 PE 565.142v03-00


Deadline for tabling amendments : 07-09-2015

DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Directive 76/621/EEC relating to the fixing of the maximum level of erucic acid in oils and fats and Council Regulation (EC) No 320/2006 establishing a temporary scheme for the restructuring of the sugar industry

23-06-2015 AGRI_PR(2015)560619 PE 560.619v01-00


Deadline for tabling amendments : 23-07-2015

DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the zootechnical and genealogical conditions for trade in and imports into the Union of breeding animals and their germinal products

28-05-2015 AGRI_PR(2015)557277 PE 557.277v01-00


Deadline for tabling amendments : 25-06-2015

DRAFT OPINION on the General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2016 – all sections

09-07-2015 CULT_PA(2015)564954 PE 564.954v01-00

Bogdan Andrzej ZDROJEWSKI

Deadline for tabling amendments : 25-08-2015

DRAFT OPINION on General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2016 - all sections

09-07-2015 FEMM_PA(2015)564903 PE 564.903v01-00

Barbara MATERA

Deadline for tabling amendments : 24-08-2015

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Conciliations and codecision

Conciliation is the third and final phase of the Ordinary Legislative Procedure (OLP) (also known as ‘codecision’).


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