Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
8th parliamentary term - July 2018
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COMPENDIUM OF THE MAIN LEGAL ACTS RELATED TO THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

TITLE II : LEGISLATIVE, BUDGETARY, DISCHARGE AND OTHER PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 2 : PROCEDURE IN COMMITTEE

Rule 49 : Legislative reports

1.   The Chair of the committee to which a proposal for a legally binding act is referred shall propose to the committee the procedure to be followed.

2.   After taking a decision on the procedure to be followed, and if the simplified procedure under Rule 50 does not apply, the committee shall appoint a rapporteur on the proposal for a legally binding act from among its members or permanent substitutes if it has not yet done so on the basis of Rule 47(3).

3.   The committee's report shall include:

(a)   amendments, if any, to the proposal, accompanied, if appropriate, by short justifications, which shall be the responsibility of the author and which shall not be put to the vote;

(b)   a draft legislative resolution, in accordance with Rule 59(5);

(c)   if appropriate, an explanatory statement including, where necessary, a financial statement which establishes the magnitude of the financial impact of the report, if any, and its compatibility with the multiannual financial framework;

(d)   if available, a reference to the Impact Assessment by Parliament.

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