Elisabeth KÖSTINGER : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 10-07-2012 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member
  • 11-07-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Österreichische Volkspartei (Austria)

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 05-04-2011 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on International Trade
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on International Trade

Activities 

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 directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 98/70/EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources  
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INTA 
OPINION on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on accounting rules and action plans on greenhouse gas emissions and removals resulting from activities related to land use, land use change and forestry  
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AGRI 

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