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Procedure : 2015/0160(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0260/2015

Texts tabled :

A8-0260/2015

Debates :

PV 05/10/2015 - 10
CRE 05/10/2015 - 10

Votes :

PV 06/10/2015 - 7.8
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2015)0332

Texts adopted
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Tuesday, 6 October 2015 - Strasbourg Final edition
Common provisions on European Structural and Investment Funds: specific measures for Greece ***I
P8_TA(2015)0332A8-0260/2015
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 6 October 2015 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund as regards specific measures for Greece (COM(2015)0365 – C8-0192/2015 – 2015/0160(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2015)0365),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 177 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0192/2015),

–  having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  after consulting the European Economic and Social Committee,

–  after consulting the Committee of the Regions,

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee on Budgets on the proposal's financial compatibility,

–  having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 16 September 2015 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to the letter from the Committee on Fisheries,

–  having regard to Rules 59, 50(1) and 41 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Regional Development and the opinion of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (A8-0260/2015),

A.  Whereas the proposed amending Regulation is an exceptional measure, aimed at providing immediate support to Greece by enabling it to access and use before the end of 2015 Union funding for cohesion policy still available from the 2007-2013 programming period, and therefore its adoption is urgent;

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out;

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend its proposal substantially or replace it with another text;

3.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 6 October 2015 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2015/... of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 as regards specific measures for Greece
P8_TC1-COD(2015)0160

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2015/1839.)

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