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Procedure : 2015/0306(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0201/2016

Texts tabled :

A8-0201/2016

Debates :

PV 14/09/2016 - 15
CRE 14/09/2016 - 15

Votes :

PV 15/09/2016 - 11.5
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2016)0352

Texts adopted
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Thursday, 15 September 2016 - Strasbourg Final edition
Travel document for the return of illegally staying third-country nationals ***I
P8_TA(2016)0352A8-0201/2016
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 15 September 2016 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a European travel document for the return of illegally staying third-country nationals (COM(2015)0668 – C8-0405/2015 – 2015/0306(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2015)0668),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 79(2)(c) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0405/2015),

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

–  having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 30 June 2016 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rule 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A8-0201/2016),

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 15 September 2016 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2016/... of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a European travel document for the return of illegally staying third-country nationals, and repealing the Council Recommendation of 30 November 1994
P8_TC1-COD(2015)0306

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2016/1953.)

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