Next committee meeting on 16 March 2015 in Brussels.
Following its constitutive meeting of 26.02.15, the Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect will hold a debate regarding its mandate, working method and possible calendar. The Special Committee is to look into tax ruling practices as far back as 1991. It will review the way the Commission treats state aid in member states and the extent to which the latter are transparent about their tax rulings. The meeting will be held on 09.03.15 in Strasbourg.
The Development Committee's opinion regarding the legislative proposal on conflict minerals will be voted on during its meeting of 09.03.15 in Strasbourg. The proposal seeks to establish an EU system of due diligence self-certification for importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold originating in conflict-affected and high-risk areas.
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will vote on its interim report on setting up a European Public Prosecutor's Office, which is to be in charge of investigating and prosecuting criminal offences affecting the Union's financial interests. The negotiations on the proposals regarding the fight against fraud to the EU's financial interests and on procedural safeguards for children involved in criminal proceedings will be discussed during the same meeting of 09.03.15.
The Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety will meet First Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Frans Timmermans. The aim is to discuss issues related with his portfolio and falling under the responsibility of the Committee. The meeting will take place on 09.03.15 in Strasbourg.
The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy will discuss its opinion on the establishment of a European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) during its meeting of 09.03.15 in Strasbourg. The recently proposed regulation setting up the EFSI provides for a guarantee of 21 billion euro, together with the establishment of a European Investment Advisory Hub and a European Investment Project Pipeline.
Result(s) : 166
DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council providing macro-financial assistance to Ukraine
DRAFT INTERIM REPORT on the proposal for a Council regulation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office
DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council setting up a Union system for supply chain due diligence self-certification of responsible importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores, and gold originating in conflict-affected and high-risk areas
DRAFT REPORT on the implementation of the Common Security and Defence Policy (based on the Annual Report from the Council to the European Parliament on the Common Foreign and Security Policy)
DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts
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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.