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Procedure : 2016/0031(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0305/2016

Texts tabled :

A8-0305/2016

Debates :

PV 01/03/2017 - 23
CRE 01/03/2017 - 23

Votes :

PV 02/03/2017 - 6.4

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2017)0059

Texts adopted
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Thursday, 2 March 2017 - Brussels Final edition
Information exchange mechanism with regard to intergovernmental agreements and non-binding instruments in the field of energy ***I
P8_TA(2017)0059A8-0305/2016
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 2 March 2017 on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing an information exchange mechanism with regard to intergovernmental agreements and non-binding instruments between Member States and third countries in the field of energy and repealing Decision No 994/2012/EU (COM(2016)0053 – C8-0034/2016 – 2016/0031(COD)) (Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2016)0053),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 194(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0034/2016),

–  having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to the reasoned opinions submitted, within the framework of Protocol No 2 on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, by the French Senate, the Maltese Parliament, the Austrian Federal Council and the Portuguese Parliament, asserting that the draft legislative act does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity,

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 21 September 2016(1) ,

–  having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 16 December 2016 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rule 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and the opinions of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on International Trade (A8-0305/2016),

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out;

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend its proposal substantially or replace it with another text;

3.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

(1) OJ C 487, 28.12.2016, p. 81.


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 2 March 2017 with a view to the adoption of Decision (EU) 2017/… of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing an information exchange mechanism with regard to intergovernmental agreements and non-binding instruments between Member States and third countries in the field of energy, and repealing Decision No 994/2012/EU
P8_TC1-COD(2016)0031
(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Decision (EU) 2017/684.)

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