Josef WEIDENHOLZER : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-12-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 01-12-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (Austria)

Member 

  • 14-12-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 14-12-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Iran
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 28-03-2012 / 23-10-2013 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering
  • 21-11-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia

Substitute 

  • 02-02-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(11)

Reports - as rapporteur 
A rapporteur is appointed in the responsible parliamentary committee to draft a report on proposals of a legislative or budgetary nature, or other issues. In drafting their report, rapporteurs may consult with relevant experts and stakeholders. They are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs. Reports adopted at committee level are then examined and voted on in plenary. Rule 55

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the deployment of the eCall in-vehicle system and amending Directive 2007/46/EC  
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LIBE 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on collective management of copyright and related rights and multi-territorial licensing of rights in musical works for online uses in the internal market  
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IMCO 
OPINION on Unleashing the Potential of Cloud Computing in Europe  
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IMCO 

Motions for resolutions 
Members can table an individual motion on issues falling within the EU’s sphere of activity. This motion is forwarded to the responsible committee for consideration.Rule 143

Parliamentary questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members . The addressees are other EU institutions. The Conference of Presidents decides whether, and in what order, questions are placed on the final draft agenda for a Plenary sitting. Rule 128

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests