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Procedure : 2010/0242(COD)
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Document selected : A7-0061/2011

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A7-0061/2011

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PV 07/07/2011 - 7.1
CRE 07/07/2011 - 7.1
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Texts adopted :

P7_TA(2011)0332

Texts adopted
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Thursday, 7 July 2011 - Strasbourg Final edition
European Year for Active Ageing (2012) ***I
P7_TA(2011)0332A7-0061/2011
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 7 July 2011 on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Year for Active Ageing (2012) (COM(2010)0462 – C7-0253/2010 – 2010/0242(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament ,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2010)0462),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 153(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C7-0253/2010),

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

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee on Budgets on the proposal's financial compatibility,

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 21 October 2010(1) ,

–  after consulting the Committee of the Regions,

–  having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 18 May 2011 to approve Parliament's position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rules 55 and 38 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs and the opinions of the Committee on Regional Development and the Committee on Culture and Education (A7-0061/2011),

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

2.  Approves the joint declaration by Parliament, the Council and the Commission annexed to this resolution;

3.  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;

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

(1) OJ C 51, 17.2.2011, p. 55.


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 7 July 2011 with a view to the adoption of Decision No.../2011/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations (2012)
P7_TC1-COD(2010)0242

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Decision No 940/2011/EU.)


ANNEX

Joint declaration of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission concerning the budget

As per Article 8, the financial envelope for the implementation of the European Year is at least EUR 5 000 000. EUR 2,3 million will be used from the budget 2011 without utilizing available margins to fund notably communication activities and EU conferences for the European Year, and at least EUR 2,7 million, which shall be reprioritised from existing resources without utilizing the existing margins, will be reserved and made visible in a budget line in the draft budget 2012.

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