Lousewies van der LAAN : 5th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-1999 / 12-09-1999 : Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party - Member
  • 13-09-1999 / 29-01-2003 : Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 20-07-1999 / 29-01-2003 : Democraten 66 (Netherlands)

Vice-Chair 

  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 21-01-2002 / 29-01-2003 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs

Member 

  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Women's Rights and Equal Opportunities
  • 29-09-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 17-01-2002 / 20-01-2002 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 17-01-2002 / 29-01-2003 : Committee on Women's Rights and Equal Opportunities
  • 07-02-2002 / 29-01-2003 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council

Substitute 

  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 29-09-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation to the EU-Slovak Republic Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 17-01-2002 / 29-01-2003 : Committee on Budgets

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 194 and 162(11)

Vote  
- P5_CRE(2002)11-07(4)  
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- P5_CRE(2002)11-07(4)  

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 52a

Report 1. concerning discharge to the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Dublin for the 1999 financial year (C5-0686/2000-2000/2166 (DEC)); 2. concerning discharge for the European Centre for Vocational Training, Thessaloniki for the 1999 financial year (C5-0687/2000-2000/2165(DEC)); 3. concerning discharge in respect of the implemention of the general budget of the European Union for the 1999 financial year, Section IV - Court of Justice, Section V - Cour of Auditors, Section VI - Part B- Committee of the Regions - (SEC(2000)0539-C5-0312/2000-C5-0617/2000-2000/2156(DEC); 4. on postponement of the decision concerning discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the 1999 financial year, Section VI - Part A - Economic and Social Committee (SEC(2000)0539-C5-0312/2000-C5-0617/2000-2000/2156(DEC)) - Committee on Budgetary Control  
- A5-0108/2001 -  
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Report on the Commission report on measures taken in the light of the observations of the European Parliament in its 1997 discharge resolution - Committee on Budgetary Control  
- A5-0397/2000 -  
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Report on giving discharge to the Commission in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Communities for the 1997 financial year (Section I - Parliament, II - Council, III - Commission, IV - Court of Justice and V - Court of Auditors) (SEC(1998) 520 - C4-0350/1998, SEC(1998) 522 - C4-0351/1998, SEC(1998) 519 - C4-0352/1998) - Committee on Budgetary Control  
- A5-0004/2000 -  
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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 133

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

Written declarations (up to 16 January 2017) 
**This instrument no longer exists since 16 January 2017**. A written declaration was an initiative on a matter falling within the EU’s competence. It could be co-signed by Members within a 3 month period.

Written declaration on a Statute for Members of the European Parliament  
- P5_DCL(2001)0009 - Lapsed  
Kathalijne Maria BUITENWEG , Christopher HEATON-HARRIS , Michiel van HULTEN , Lousewies van der LAAN , Helle THORNING-SCHMIDT  
Date opened : 02-07-2001
Lapse date : 02-10-2001
Number of signatories : 50 - 02-10-2001