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06-05-2015 - 18:43
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 The next Committee Meetings will be held on Wednesday 6 May (09.00 - 12.30 and 14.00 - 17.30) and Thursday 7 May (09.00 - 12.30) in József Antall (4Q1).

The issue 59 of the IMCO newsletter is now available in the newsletter section! This issue addresses the items on the agenda of committee meetings on 6-7 May and 4 June 2015 and reports last committee meeting of 23 April 2015.

The voting list for the vote on 7 May is now online !

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Exchange of views with Commissioners on the Commission work programme and Digital Single Market strategy

30-04-2015 - 16:45
Presentation of the progress of the Commission Work programme by Commissioners Katainen, Bienkowska and Oettinger

On 6 May, IMCO will hold an exchange of views with J. Katainen, Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, and with E. Bieńkowska, Commissioner responsible for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. The purpose of the exchange of views is to discuss the progress of the Commission work programme and the upcoming initiatives. On 7 May, Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society G. Oettinger, will present the Commission strategy on Digital Single Market

Public Hearing: EEA-Switzerland

30-04-2015 - 16:45
EEA-Switzerland: obstacles with regard to the full implementation of the internal market

IMCO Committee will hold a public hearing with experts on obstacles with regard to the full implementation of the internal market in the context of EEA-Switzerland. The debates, which will also focus on the transposition of the internal market acquis in the EEA EFTA States and Switzerland, will feed into a non-legislative report that is being prepared by the Committee. The hearing will be held in Brussels on 07 May at 11.00

Vote in Plenary: Deployment of the eCall in-vehicle systems

29-04-2015 - 16:51
Deployment of the eCall in-vehicle systems

The legislative report on Deployment of the eCall in-vehicle system was voted on 28 April in Plenary. To help mitigate the consequences of serious road accidents, the EU has committed to putting in place an emergency call system. The eCall will dial 112 - the Europe's single emergency number and communicate the vehicle's location to emergency services, even if the driver is unconscious or unable to make a phone call. It could save up to 2500 lives a year. 

Study: EU Mapping: Overview of Internal Market and Consumer Protection Related Legislation

28-04-2015 - 11:04
Study on EU Mapping: Overview of Internal Market and Consumer Protection Related Legislation

This study, prepared by the Policy Department A (Economic and Scientific Policy) and the IMCO Secretariat provides a graphic overview on core legislation in the area of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. The presentation essentially covers the areas within the responsibility of the IMCO Committee, hence it starts with core IMCO areas but also displays neighbouring areas of other Committees' competences which are closely connected to and impacting on IMCO's work.

Votes on Personal protective equipment and appliances burning gaseous fuels

22-04-2015 - 17:08
Votes in IMCO Committee

On Appliances burning gaseous fuels, both the draft report and the mandate to enter to first reading negotiations were adopted by the committee on 23 April. Members voted on 229 amendments and 4 compromise amendments. On Personal Protective Equipment, Members adopted the draft report and the mandate to enter into first reading negotiations on Personal Protective Equipment. A total of 238 amendments were voted on and 7 compromise amendments.

The Rapporteurs will prepare the negotiations on issues that are specific to Gas Appliances and Personal Protective Equipment while additional joint trialogues will be set for issues that are common to the dossiers on Cableway Installations, Personal Protective Equipment and Gas Appliances..

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Digital single market – committee chairs welcome proposal

JURI IMCO ITRE 06-05-2015 - 14:53

The proposed Digital Single Market strategy is needed to build trust in the online world, boost growth and protect the rights of citizens, creators and companies. These were among the first reactions from the chairs of the three committees that will work intensively on today's Commission proposal. This afternoon and tomorrow morning, the Commissioners responsible will visit Parliament to discuss the proposal with MEPs. (Lees meer)

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Package holiday protection: MEPs strike a deal with Council

IMCO 05-05-2015 - 16:26

Travellers putting together their own package holidays online will get the same protection as those buying from traditional travel agents under a provisional deal struck by MEPs and Council negotiators on Tuesday. The deal also strengthens holidaymakers’ rights, by enabling them to cancel a package deal contract if its price rises by more than 8%, get help if they encounter difficulties or get transport home if a tour operator goes bust. (Lees meer)

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Gas ovens need EU safety rules, but oven gloves do not, say MEPs

IMCO 23-04-2015 - 13:36

Carbon monoxide can kill, so gas ovens should be professionally installed and maintained. But oven gloves need not be subject to EU safety rules unless they are labelled “protective”, said Internal Market Committee MEPs voting on draft EU rules on Thursday. (Lees meer)

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23-04-2015 - 15:06
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23-04-2015 - 09:08
IMCO Vergadering

Welkomstwoord

Vicky Ford

De IMCO-commissie is belast met het toezicht op de EU-wet en -regelgeving op het gebied van het vrije verkeer van goederen en diensten, het vrije verkeer van beroepsuitoefenaars, het douanebeleid, standaardisering en de economische belangen van consumenten. De leden van de commissie zetten zich in voor het elimineren van handelsobstakels en het vereenvoudigen van de wetgeving ter vergroting van het concurrentievermogen in de interne markt, en zien tegelijkertijd toe op het beschermen van de consumentenbelangen in een groot aantal sectoren.

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