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REPORT     ***I
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9 July 2003
PE 332.556 A5-0255/2003
on the amended proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work (Sixth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Council Directive 89/391/EEC) (Codified version)
(COM(2003) 127 – C5‑0127/2003 – 99/0085(COD))
Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
Rapporteur: Giuseppe Gargani
(Simplified procedure – Rule 158(1) of the Rules of Procedure)
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 DRAFT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

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By letter of 8 April 1999 the Commission submitted to Parliament, pursuant to Article 251(2) and Article 137(2) of the EC Treaty, the proposal for a Council directive on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens at work (Sixth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Council Directive 89/391/EEC) – (codified version) (COM(1999) 152 – 99/0085(SYN)).

At the sitting of 23 July 1999 the President of Parliament announced that she had referred the proposal to the Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market as the committee responsible and the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs for its opinion (C5‑0053/1999).

By letter of 20 March 2003 the Commission submitted to Parliament, pursuant to Article 250(2) of the EC Treaty, the amended proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work (Sixth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Council Directive 89/391/EEC) (Codified version) (COM(2003) 127 – 99/0085(COD)).

At the sitting of 27 March 2003 the President of Parliament announced that he had referred the proposal to the Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market as the committee responsible (C5-0127/2003).

The Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market had appointed Manuel Medina Ortega rapporteur at its meeting of 19 February 2003.

At its meeting of 8 July 2003 the Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market decided, on a proposal from the chairman, to apply the simplified procedure under Rule 158(1), and the chairman was thus appointed rapporteur.

The following were present for the decision on the chairman’s proposal: Ioannis Koukiadis, vice-chairman; Ulla Maija Aaltonen, Paolo Bartolozzi, Ward Beysen, Michel J.M. Dary, Bert Doorn, Francesco Fiori (for Rainer Wieland pursuant to Rule 153(2)), Janelly Fourtou, Marie-Françoise Garaud, Evelyne Gebhardt, José María Gil-Robles Gil-Delgado, Malcolm Harbour, Hans Karlsson (for Maria Berger), Kurt Lechner, Klaus-Heiner Lehne, Sir Neil MacCormick, Toine Manders, Manuel Medina Ortega, Anne-Marie Schaffner, Astrid Thors (for Diana Wallis), and Marianne L.P. Thyssen.

The Committee on Employment and Social Affairs decided on 14 October 1999 not to deliver an opinion.

The report was tabled on 9 July 2003.


DRAFT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

on the amended proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work (Sixth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Council Directive 89/391/EEC) (Codified version) (COM(2003) 127 – C5‑0127/2003 – 99/0085(COD))

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament (COM(1999 152(1)) and the amended Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2003) 127(2)),

–   having regard to Article 251(2) and Article 137(2) of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C5‑0127/2003),

–   having regard to Rules 67 and 158(1) of its Rules of Procedure,

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market (A5‑0255/2003),

1.   Approves the Commission proposal;

2.   Asks the Commission to consult 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 and Commission.

(1)Not yet published in OJ.
(2)Not yet published in OJ.

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