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Procedure : 2016/0075(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0260/2016

Texts tabled :

A8-0260/2016

Debates :

PV 02/02/2017 - 3
CRE 02/02/2017 - 3

Votes :

PV 02/02/2017 - 7.5
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2017)0016

Texts adopted
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Thursday, 2 February 2017 - Brussels Final edition
Third countries whose nationals are subject to or exempt from a visa requirement: Georgia ***I
P8_TA(2017)0016A8-0260/2016
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 2 February 2017 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement (Georgia) (COM(2016)0142 – C8-0113/2016 – 2016/0075(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2016)0142),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 77(2)(a) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0113/2016),

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

–  having regard to Protocol No 1 on the role of national Parliaments in the European Union,

–  having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 20 December 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 and the opinion of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (A8-0260/2016),

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 2 February 2017 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2017/... of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement (Georgia)
P8_TC1-COD(2016)0075

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2017/372.)

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