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.
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DRAFT RECOMMENDATION FOR SECOND READING on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on package travel and linked travel arrangements, amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 and Directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directive 90/314/EEC
DRAFT REPORT on the Council position on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2016
José Manuel FERNANDES, Gérard DEPREZ
DRAFT RECOMMENDATION FOR SECOND READING on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down measures concerning the European single market for electronic communications and to achieve a Connected Continent, and amending Directives 2002/20/EC, 2002/21/EC, 2002/22/EC, and Regulations (EC) No 1211/2009 and (EU) No 531/2012
Pilar del CASTILLO VERA
DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a Council directive repealing Council Directive 2003/48/EC
Molly SCOTT CATO
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.