Bart STAES : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Groen (Belgium)

Vice-Chair 

  • 20-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 29-09-2009 / 12-02-2012 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia
  • 23-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Budgetary Control

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 19-07-2009 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 16-09-2009 / 28-09-2009 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 19-01-2012 / 22-01-2012 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 28-03-2012 / 23-10-2013 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Development
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 16-09-2009 / 05-02-2012 : Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Development
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 13-02-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia

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 Fight against Tax Fraud, Tax Evasion and Tax Havens  
- CONT_AD(2013)504241 -  
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CONT 
OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of a Voluntary Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Central African Republic on forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber and derived products to the European Union (FLEGT)  
- DEVE_AD(2012)480771 -  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the European Investment Bank (EIB) – Annual Report 2010  
- DEVE_AD(2012)476006 -  
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DEVE 

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 Council regulation on the ECSEL Joint Undertaking  
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CONT 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Railways and repealing Regulation (EC) No 881/2004  
- CONT_AD(2013)514829 -  
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OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005 on the establishment of a FLEGT licensing scheme for imports of timber into the European Community  
- DEVE_AD(2013)519500 -  
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DEVE 

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

Proposal for a recommendation to the Council on humanitarian engagement of armed non-state actors in child protection  
- B7-0585/2013  

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 fighting prostate cancer in the European Union  
- P7_DCL(2014)0001 - Lapsed  
Pavel POC , Alojz PETERLE , Nessa CHILDERS , Seán KELLY , Heinz K. BECKER , Claudette ABELA BALDACCHINO , Minodora CLIVETI , Edit HERCZOG , Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN , Bart STAES , Susy DE MARTINI , Piotr BORYS , Fiona HALL , Marian HARKIN , Olga SEHNALOVÁ , Danuta JAZŁOWIECKA , Csaba SÓGOR  
Date opened : 13-01-2014
Lapse date : 13-04-2014
Number of signatories : 162 - 14-04-2014
Written declaration on protection of financial service consumers against usury practices  
- P7_DCL(2013)0017 - Lapsed  
Monika BEŇOVÁ , Vladimír MAŇKA , Richard FALBR , Libor ROUČEK , Claude MORAES , Thijs BERMAN , Eduard KUKAN , Zuzana ROITHOVÁ , Jiří MAŠTÁLKA , Sergej KOZLÍK , Bart STAES  
Date opened : 07-10-2013
Lapse date : 07-01-2014
Number of signatories : 78 - 08-01-2014
Written declaration on the Union's efforts in combating corruption  
- P7_DCL(2010)0002 - Adopted  
Monica MACOVEI , Simon BUSUTTIL , Luigi de MAGISTRIS , Ana GOMES , Bart STAES  
Date opened : 18-01-2010
Lapse date : 06-05-2010
Adopted (date) : 18-05-2010
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2010)0176
Number of signatories : 397 - 07-05-2010

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests