Bart STAES : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Groen (Belgium)

Member 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Budgetary Control

Substitute 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 10-05-2007 / 04-02-2009 : Temporary Committee on Climate Change

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 rapporteur 
Committees may draft an opinion to a report of the responsible committee covering the elements linked to their committee remit. Rapporteurs of such opinions are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs of the opinion. Rule 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION on Protection of the Communities' financial interests - Fight against fraud - Annual report 2007  
- REGI_AD(2008)414934 -  
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OPINION Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community programme to improve the operation of taxation systems in the internal market (Fiscalis 2013)  
- CONT_AD(2006)380801 -  
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CONT 
OPINION Draft opinion on the own initiative report on "The future of the European Union´s own resources"  
- CONT_AD(2006)380800 -  
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CONT 

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 devoting more attention to youth empowerment in EU policies  
- P6_DCL(2008)0033 - Adopted  
Marie PANAYOTOPOULOS-CASSIOTOU , Marie-Hélène DESCAMPS , Ramona Nicole MĂNESCU , Christa PRETS , Bart STAES  
Date opened : 21-04-2008
Lapse date : 24-07-2008
Adopted (date) : 02-09-2008
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P6_TA(2008)0390
Number of signatories : 433 - 10-07-2008
Written declaration on noise nuisance caused by night flights  
- P6_DCL(2004)0048 - Lapsed  
Bart STAES , Pierre JONCKHEER  
Date opened : 15-11-2004
Lapse date : 15-02-2005
Number of signatories : 32 - 15-02-2005

Attendance list 
This attendance record is an extract from the Minutes of plenary sittings of the 6th parliamentary term. The information therein is supplied for information purposes only and covers the Member's term of office in the European Parliament. It is raw data and does not include corrections for justified absence because of illness, maternal/paternal leave, authorised parliamentary delegation business etc.