Giovanni LA VIA : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 21-05-2013 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member
  • 22-05-2013 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 15-12-2013 : Il Popolo della Libertà (Italy)
  • 16-12-2013 / 30-06-2014 : Nuovo Centrodestra (Italy)

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 04-05-2010 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
  • 05-05-2010 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Budgets
  • 17-06-2010 / 30-06-2011 : Special committee on the policy challenges and budgetary resources for a sustainable European Union after 2013
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Budgets
  • 13-06-2013 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community
  • 13-06-2013 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 04-05-2010 : Committee on Budgets
  • 16-09-2009 / 12-06-2013 : Delegation for relations with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo
  • 05-05-2010 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 28-03-2012 / 23-10-2013 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering
  • 13-06-2013 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States

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

Reports - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for each report in the responsible committee to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

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 the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down provisions for the management of expenditure relating to the food chain, animal health and animal welfare, and relating to plant health and plant reproductive material, amending Council Directives 98/56/EC, 2000/29/EC and 2008/90/EC, Regulations (EC) No 178/2002, (EC) No 882/2004 and (EC) No 396/2005, Directive 2009/128/EC and Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 and repealing Council Decisions 66/399/EEC, 76/894/EEC and 2009/470/EC  
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BUDG 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down certain transitional provisions on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and amending Regulation (EU) No [RD] as regards resources and their distribution in respect of the year 2014 and amending Council Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 and Regulations (EU) No [DP], (EU) No [HZ] and (EU) No [sCMO] as regards their application in the year 2014  
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BUDG 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on fixing an adjustment rate to direct payments provided for in Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 in respect of calendar year 2013  
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BUDG 

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 decision on the conclusion of the Protocol between the European Union and the Kingdom of Morocco setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement in force between the two Parties  
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BUDG 
OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision on conclusion of the Protocol between the European Union and the Gabonese Republic setting out fishing opportunities and the financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the two Parties currently in force  
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BUDG 
OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Protocol between the European Union and the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the two Parties currently in force  
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BUDG 

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