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Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - Strasbourg Provisional edition
Failure in committee to secure a majority on a proposal for a legally binding act (interpretation of Rule 171(1), first subparagraph, point (b), of the Rules of Procedure)
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European Parliament decision of 13 March 2019 concerning the failure in committee to secure a majority on a proposal for a legally binding act (interpretation of Rule 171(1), first subparagraph, point (b), of the Rules of Procedure) (2019/2011(REG))

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the letter of 7 March 2019 from the Chair of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs,

–  having regard to Rule 226 of its Rules of Procedure,

1.  Decides to append the following interpretation to Rule 171(1), first subparagraph, point (b), of the Rules of Procedure:""If the proposal for a legally binding act, as amended or otherwise, does not secure a majority of the votes cast in committee, then the committee shall propose to Parliament that the act be rejected.”"

2.  Instructs its President to forward this decision to the Council and the Commission, for information.

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