RECOMMENDATION FOR SECOND READING on the common position established by the Council with a view to the adoption of a European Parliament and Council Directive amending Directive 89/686/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to personal protective equipment (PPE) (C4-0328/96 - 95/0279(COD))

2 July 1996

Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and Industrial Policy
Rapporteur: Mr Friedrich Wolf

At its sitting of 22 May 1996 Parliament delivered its opinion at first reading on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council Directive amending Directive 89/686/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to personal protective equipment (PPE).

At the sitting of 20 June 1996 the President of Parliament announced that the common position had been received and referred to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and Industrial Policy as the committee responsible and the Committee on Social Affairs and Employment and the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection for their opinions.

The committee had appointed Mr Wolf rapporteur at its meeting of 31 January 1996.

It considered the common position and the draft recommendation for second reading at its meeting of 26 June 1996.

At that meeting it adopted the draft decision, which was presented orally, unanimously and decided to follow the procedure without debate pursuant to Rule 99 of the Rules of Procedure.

The following took part in the vote: von Wogau, chairman; Katiforis, Metten and Theonas, vice-chairmen; Hautala (for Wolf, rapporteur); Areitio Toledo, Argyros (for Langen), Barton (for Billingham), Blot (for Mégret), Bowe (for Read), de Bremond d'Ars, Carlsson, Cassidy, Caudron, Christodoulou, Cox (for Larive), Donnelly, Ewing, Friedrich, Gallagher, GarciaMargallo, Gasoliba I Böhm, Harrison, Haug (for Glante), Hendrick, Herman, Hoppenstedt, Imaz San Miguel, Jarzembowski (for Spindelegger), Kestelijn-Sierens, Konrad, Lulling, Meier (for Rapkay), Miller, Murphy, Peijs, Pérez Royo, Peter (for Kuckelkorn), RandzioPlath, Rönnholm, de Rose, Schreiner, Secchi, Siso Cruellas (for Thyssen), Torres Marques, Väyrynen (for Lindquist) Watson and Wibe (for Ruffolo).

The recommendation for second reading was tabled on 2 July 1996.

The deadline for tabling amendments to the common position or proposals for declarations of intended rejection will be indicated in the draft agenda for the relevant part-session.

A DRAFT DECISION

Decision on the common position established by the Council with a view to the adoption of a European Parliament and Council Directive amending Directive 89/686/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to personal protective equipment (PPE) (C4-0328/96 - 95/0279(COD))

(Codecision procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament,

- having regard to the common position of the Council, C4-0328/96 - 95/0279(COD),

- having regard to its opinion at first reading[1] on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council, COM(95)0552[2]

- having regard to Article 189b(2) of the EC Treaty,

- having regard to Rule 68 of its Rules of Procedure,

- having regard to the recommendation for second reading of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and Industrial Policy (A4-0226/96),

1. Approves the common position;

5. Instructs its President to forward this decision to the Council and Commission.

  • [1]  OJ C ...
  • [2]  OJ C 23, 27.1.1996, p. 6.