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A6-0187/2007

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PV 11/07/2007 - 7.8

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P6_TA(2007)0334

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PE 388.462v02-00 A6-0187/2007

on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2002/95/EC on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, as regards the implementing powers conferred to the Commission

(COM(2006)0915 – C6‑0021/2007 – 2006/0303(COD))

Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Rapporteur: Karl-Heinz Florenz

DRAFT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION
 EXPLANATORY STATEMENT
 PROCEDURE

DRAFT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2002/95/EC on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, as regards the implementing powers conferred to the Commission

(COM(2006)0915 – C6‑0021/2007 – 2006/0303(COD))

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2006)0915)(1),

–   having regard to Article 251(2) and Article 95 of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C6‑0021/2007),

–   having regard to Rule 51 of its Rules of Procedure,

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (A6‑0187/2007),

1.  Approves the Commission proposal as amended;

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend the proposal substantially or replace it with another text;

3.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and Commission.

Text proposed by the Commission  Amendments by Parliament

Amendment 1

ARTICLE 1, POINT (1) (B)

Article 5, paragraph 1, subparagraph 2 (Directive 2002/95/EC)

The measures referred to in the first subparagraph, designed to amend non-essential elements of this Directive, shall be adopted in accordance with the regulatory procedure with scrutiny referred to in Article 7(2).

The measures referred to in points (a) to (c), designed to amend non-essential elements of this Directive, shall be adopted in accordance with the regulatory procedure with scrutiny referred to in Article 7(2).

Justification

This amendment aims at clarifying the scope of the regulatory procedure with scrutiny in Article 5(1).

(1)

OJ C ... / Not yet published in OJ.


EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

The adjustment of the Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment to the revised Comitology Decision 1999/468/EEC shall take fully into account the newly introduced regulatory procedure with scrutiny. The references to this procedure should be clear and include the standard time limits.


PROCEDURE

Title

Hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (implementing powers conferred on the Commission)

References

COM(2006)0915 - C6-0021/2007 - 2006/0303(COD)

Date submitted to Parliament

22.12.2006

Committee responsible

       Date announced in plenary

ENVI

17.1.2007

Rapporteur(s)

       Date appointed

Karl-Heinz Florenz

27.2.2007

 

 

Discussed in committee

8.5.2007

 

 

 

Date adopted

8.5.2007

 

 

 

Result of final vote

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35

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0

Members present for the final vote

Adamos Adamou, Georgs Andrejevs, Margrete Auken, Johannes Blokland, John Bowis, Frieda Brepoels, Hiltrud Breyer, Chris Davies, Avril Doyle, Satu Hassi, Jens Holm, Caroline Jackson, Dan Jørgensen, Christa Klaß, Urszula Krupa, Marie-Noëlle Lienemann, Marios Matsakis, Linda McAvan, Riitta Myller, Miroslav Ouzký, Daciana Octavia Sârbu, Karin Scheele, Carl Schlyter, Bogusław Sonik, María Sornosa Martínez, Antonios Trakatellis, Evangelia Tzampazi, Thomas Ulmer

Substitute(s) present for the final vote

Giovanni Berlinguer, Christofer Fjellner, Genowefa Grabowska, Erna Hennicot-Schoepges, Kartika Tamara Liotard, Caroline Lucas, Andres Tarand

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