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P7_TA(2014)0411

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10 April 2014
PE 529.799v02-00 A7-0276/2014

on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 1/2014 of the European Union for the financial year 2014, Section III – Commission

(08219/2014 – C7-0146/2014 – 2014/2018(BUD))

Committee on Budgets

Rapporteur: Anne E. Jensen

MOTION FOR A EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESOLUTION
 RESULT OF FINAL VOTE IN COMMITTEE

MOTION FOR A EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESOLUTION

on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 1/2014 of the European Union for the financial year 2014, Section III – Commission

(08219/2014 – C7-0146/2014 – 2014/2018(BUD))

The European Parliament,

–       having regard to Article 314 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and Article 106a of the Euratom Treaty,

–       having regard to Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union and repealing Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002(1), and in particular Article 41 thereof,

–       having regard to the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2014, as definitively adopted on 20 November 2013(2),

–       having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management(3) (hereinafter referred to as "IIA"),

–       having regard to Council Regulation (UE, Euratom) No 1311/2013 of 2 December 2013 laying down the multiannual financial framework for years 2014-2020(4),

–       having regard to the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the participation of the European Union in the capital increase of the European Investment Fund(5),

–       having regard to the proposal for a Council Regulation establishing the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking(6),

–       having regard to Draft amending budget No 1/2014, which the Commission adopted on 11 February 2014 (COM(2014)0078),

–      having regard to the position on Draft amending budget No 1/2014 which the Council adopted on 9 April 2014 and forwarded to Parliament on 10 April 2014 (08219/2014 – C7-0146/2014),

–       having regard to Rules 75b and 75e of its Rules of Procedure,

–       having regard to the report of the Committee on Budgets (A7-0276/2014),

A.     whereas Draft amending budget No 1/2014 relates to a number of adjustments necessary for the implementation of budget 2014 in line with the adoption of the latest legislative acts, and in particular adjustments needed to implement the proposed European Investment Fund (EIF) capital increase, changes arising from the legal basis of Horizon 2020 adopted after the formal adoption of budget 2014, and adjustments linked to the creation of the budget structure for the proposal of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking;

B.     whereas the increase in the EIF's capital base will contribute to improving the access of small and medium-sized enterprises to financing through the COSME and Horizon 2020 programmes;

C.     whereas the changes to nomenclature of the Horizon 2020 programme are necessary to align it with the provisions of the legal basis adopted in December 2013;

D.     whereas the creation of the appropriate budgetary structure for the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is necessary and has already been done for other joint undertakings during the 2014 budgetary procedure;

E.     whereas the purpose of Draft amending budget No 1/2014 is to formally enter this budgetary adjustments into the 2014 budget;

F.     whereas the proposed changes are presented as budgetary neutral, with no change to the overall level of expenditure for 2014;

1.      Reminds that the work programme for the activity covered by budget line 08 02 04 01 "Science for and with society" indicates commitments of some EUR 53 million in 2014 while Draft amending budget No 1/2014 does not suggest any allocations to this line; reminds the Commission of the commitment made during the budgetary trilogue of 2 April 2014 to immediately proceed to an internal transfer to line 08 02 04 01 "Science for and with society" in order to ensure the smooth start of this activity according to the work programme and as foreseen in the legal base;

2.      Takes note of Draft amending budget No 1/2014, as submitted by the Commission and of the Council's position thereon;

3.      Approves the Council position on Draft amending budget No 1/2014;

4.      Instructs its President to declare that Amending budget No 1/2014 has been definitively adopted and arrange for its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union;

5.      Instructs its President to forward this resolution to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

(1)

OJ L 298, 26.10.2012, p. 1.

(2)

OJ L 51, 20.2.2014.

(3)

OJ C 373, 20.12.2013, p. 1.

(4)

OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 884.

(5)

COM(2014)0066.

(6)

COM(2013)0922.


RESULT OF FINAL VOTE IN COMMITTEE

Date adopted

10.4.2014

 

 

 

Result of final vote

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Members present for the final vote

Marta Andreasen, Richard Ashworth, Zuzana Brzobohatá, Isabelle Durant, José Manuel Fernandes, Věra Flasarová, Salvador Garriga Polledo, Jens Geier, Ingeborg Gräßle, Lucas Hartong, Jutta Haug, Monika Hohlmeier, Sidonia Elżbieta Jędrzejewska, Anne E. Jensen, Ivailo Kalfin, George Lyon, Jan Mulder, Dominique Riquet, Alda Sousa, László Surján, Oleg Valjalo, Derek Vaughan

Substitute(s) present for the final vote

Paul Rübig, Peter Šťastný, Georgios Stavrakakis

Substitute(s) under Rule 187(2) present for the final vote

Zdravka Bušić, Birgit Collin-Langen, Santiago Fisas Ayxela, Cristina Gutiérrez-Cortines, Petra Kammerevert, Annette Koewius, Norbert Neuser, Tadeusz Ross, Peter Simon, Rainer Wieland

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