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Friday, 15 May 2020 - BrusselsProvisional edition
1.Opening of the sitting
 2.Council position at first reading
 3.First voting session
 4.Negotiations ahead of Parliament's first reading (Rule 71) (action taken)
 5.Resumption of the sitting
 6.Announcement of voting results
 7.Resumption of the sitting
 8.Second voting session
 9.Resumption of the sitting
 10.Composition of committees and delegations
 11.Announcement of voting results
 12.Explanations of vote
 13.Corrections to votes and voting intentions
 14.Documents received
 15.Decision to draw up own-initiative reports
 16.Modified referrals to committees (Rule 56)
 17.Associated committees (Rule 57)
 18.Decisions to apply the joint committee procedure (Rule 58)
 19.Approval of the minutes of the part-session and forwarding of texts adopted
 20.Dates of forthcoming sittings
 21.Closure of the sitting
 22.Adjournment of the session
 ATTENDANCE REGISTER


IN THE CHAIR: Rainer WIELAND
Vice-President

1. Opening of the sitting

The sitting opened at 9.32.


2. Council position at first reading

The President announced that, in accordance with Rule 63(1), the following position had been received from the Council, together with the reasons which had led to its adoption, and the Commission's position on:

- Position of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment, and amending Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 - Adopted by the Council on 15 April 2020 (05639/2/2020 - C9-0132/2020 - 2018/0178(COD)) - (02023/2020 - COM(2020)0155)
referred to committee responsible: ECON, ENVI

The three-month period available to Parliament to adopt its position would therefore begin the following day (16 May 2020).


3. First voting session

Parliament voted on:

— cosigned motion for a resolution: New MFF, own resources and Recovery plan (B9-0158/2020)

and on amendments to the following urgent procedure files:

—   Macro-financial assistance to enlargement and neighbourhood partners in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic crisis ***I [COM(2020)0163 - C9-0119/2020- 2020/0065(COD)];

—   Temporary measures concerning the operation of air services ***I [COM(2020)0178 - C9-0124/2020- 2020/0069(COD)]

—   Temporary measures concerning the validity of certificates and licences (omnibus) ***I [COM(2020)0176 - C9-0126/2020- 2020/0068(COD)]

—   Port infrastructure charges ***I [COM(2020)0177 - C9-0123/2020- 2020/0067(COD)]

—   4th railway package: extension of the transposition periods ***I [COM(2020)0179 - C9-0125/2020- 2020/0071(COD)].

The ballot would be open until10.45.

The vote was taken.

The voting results would be announced at 13.15.


4. Negotiations ahead of Parliament's first reading (Rule 71) (action taken)

The President announced that he had received a request for a vote at Parliament, pursuant to Rule 71(2), from the Verts/ALE Group and several Members on the AGRI Committee's decision to open interinstitutional negotiations, which had been announced in the minutes of Wednesday 13 May 2020 (minutes of 13.5.2020, item 8).

The vote would be taken today, Friday 15 May 2020 at 14.15.

The President announced that he had not received any requests from a number of Members or from one or more political groups meeting at least the average threshold on the decision by the PECH Committee to open interinstitutional negotiations announced in the minutes of Wednesday 13 May 2020 (minutes of 13.5.2020, item 8).

The PECH Committee had therefore been able to initiate the negotiations on expiry of the deadline laid down in Rule 71(2).

The following spoke: Bas Eickhout.

(The sitting was suspended at 9.38.)


IN THE CHAIR: David Maria SASSOLI
President

5. Resumption of the sitting

The sitting resumed at 13.22.


6. Announcement of voting results

The President read out the results of the final vote on cosigned motion for resolution B9-0158/2020 and the votes on the amendments to the urgent procedure files (minutes of 15.5.2020, item 3)

New MFF, own resources and Recovery plan (B9-0158/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0124)

(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 68)

(Motions for resolutions B9-0156/2020 and B9-0157/2020 fell.)

Macro-financial assistance to enlargement and neighbourhood partners in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis ***I [COM(2020)0163 - C9-0119/2020- 2020/0065(COD)] - INTA Committee

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Approved (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0130)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 69)

Temporary measures concerning the operation of air services ***I [COM(2020)0178 - C9-0124/2020- 2020/0069(COD)] - INTA Committee

AMENDMENTS

See Texts adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0131)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 70)

Temporary measures concerning the validity of certificates and licences (omnibus) ***I [COM(2020)0176 - C9-0126/2020- 2020/0068(COD)]- INTA Committee

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Approved (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0132)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 71)

Port infrastructure charges ***I [COM(2020)0177 - C9-0123/2020- 2020/0067(COD)]- INTA Committee

AMENDMENTS

See Texts adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0133)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 72)

4th railway package: extension of the transposition periods ***I [COM(2020)0179 - C9-0125/2020- 2020/0071(COD)]- INTA Committee

AMENDMENTS

See Texts adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0134)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 73)

(The sitting was suspended at 13.26.)


IN THE CHAIR: Rainer WIELAND
Vice-President

7. Resumption of the sitting

The sitting resumed at 14.15.


8. Second voting session

The AGRI Committee's decision to open interinstitutional negotiations on the basis of the report on the la proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down certain transitional provisions for the support by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and by the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund (EAGF) in the year 2021 and amending Regulations (EU) No 228/2013, (EU) No 229/2013 and (EU) No 1308/2013 as regards resources and their distribution in respect of the year 2021 and amending Regulations (EU) No 1305/2013, (EU) No 1306/2013 and (EU) No 1307/2013 as regards their resources and application in the year 2021 (COM(2019)0581 – C9-0162/2019 – 2019/0254(COD)) was put to the vote. Rapporteur: Elsi Katainen (A9-0101/2020) (minutes of 13.5.2020, item 8 and minutes of 15.5.2020, item 4).

The following spoke: Norbert Lins.

The final votes on the following urgent procedures decided on Wednesday 13 May 2020 were held (minutes of 13.5.2020, item 17):

—   Macro-financial assistance to enlargement and neighbourhood partners in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic crisis ***I [COM(2020)0163 - C9-0119/2020- 2020/0065(COD)] - INTA Committee;

—   Temporary measures concerning the operation of air services ***I [COM(2020)0178 - C9-0124/2020- 2020/0069(COD)] - TRAN Committee;

—   Temporary measures concerning the validity of certificates and licences (omnibus) ***I [COM(2020)0176 - C9-0126/2020- 2020/0068(COD)] - TRAN Committee;

—   Port infrastructure charges ***I [COM(2020)0177 - C9-0123/2020- 2020/0067(COD)] - TRAN Committee;

—   4th railway package: extension of the transposition periods ***I [COM(2020)0179 - C9-0125/2020- 2020/0071(COD)] - TRAN Committee.

The ballot would be open until 15.30.

The vote was taken.

The voting results would be announced at 17.30.

(The sitting was suspended at 14.19.)


9. Resumption of the sitting

The sitting resumed at 17.30.


10. Composition of committees and delegations

The President had received from the Renew Group the following decision changing the composition of the committees and delegations:

PETI Committee: Monica Semedo and Andrus Ansip

The decision took effect as of that day.


11. Announcement of voting results

The President read out the voting results on:

Macro-financial assistance to enlargement and neighbourhood partners in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic crisis ***I [COM(2020)0163 - C9-0119/2020- 2020/0065(COD)] - INTA Committee

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Approved (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0130)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 69)

Parliament's first reading was thus completed.

Temporary measures concerning the operation of air services ***I [COM(2020)0178 - C9-0124/2020- 2020/0069(COD)] - INTA Committee

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Approved (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0131)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 70)

Parliament's first reading was thus completed.

Temporary measures concerning the validity of certificates and licences (omnibus) ***I [COM(2020)0176 - C9-0126/2020- 2020/0068(COD)]- INTA Committee

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Approved (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0132)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 71)

Parliament's first reading was thus completed.

Port infrastructure charges ***I [COM(2020)0177 - C9-0123/2020- 2020/0067(COD)]- INTA Committee

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Approved (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0133)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 72)

Parliament's first reading was thus completed.

4th railway package: extension of the transposition periods ***I [COM(2020)0179 - C9-0125/2020- 2020/0071(COD)]- INTA Committee

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Approved (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0134)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 73)

Parliament's first reading was thus completed.

AGRI Committee's decision to enter into interinstitutional negotiations on the basis of the report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down certain transitional provisions for the support by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and by the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund (EAGF) in the year 2021 and amending Regulations (EU) No 228/2013, (EU) No 229/2013 and (EU) No 1308/2013 as regards resources and their distribution in respect of the year 2021 and amending Regulations (EU) No 1305/2013, (EU) No 1306/2013 and (EU) No 1307/2013 as regards their resources and application in the year 2021 (COM(2019)0581 – C9-0162/2019 – 2019/0254(COD)). Rapporteur: Elsi Katainen (A9-0101/2020) ***I

(Simple majority needed)

DECISION TO ENTER INTO INTERINSTITUTIONAL NEGOTIATIONS

Approved (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0135)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes' Annex of 13, 14 and 15 May 2020, item 74)


12. Explanations of vote

Written explanations of vote:

Explanations of vote submitted in writing under Rule 194 appear on the Members' pages on Parliament's website.

Exceptionally, explanations of vote of a maximum of 400 words would be accepted.


13. Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Corrections to votes and voting intentions appear on Parliament's website under 'Results of roll-call votes' as an annex to the minutes of the sitting. They are for information only and have no effect on the result of the vote as announced in plenary.

The document will be regularly updated in the two weeks following the part-session concerned.

After those two weeks, the list of corrections to votes and voting intentions will be finalised so that it can be translated and published in the Official Journal.


14. Documents received

The following documents had been received:

- Draft amending budget No 3 to the general budget for 2020: Entering the surplus of the financial year 2019 - Council position of 6 May 2020 (07764/2020 - C9-0131/2020 - 2020/2061(BUD))
referred to committee responsible: BUDG

- Proposal for a Council directive amending Directive 2011/16/EU to address the urgent need for deferring certain time limits for the filing and exchange of information in the field of taxation due to the COVID-19 pandemic (COM(2020)0197 - C9-0134/2020 - 2020/0081(CNS))
referred to committee responsible: ECON


15. Decision to draw up own-initiative reports

Decision to draw up own-initiative reports (Rule 54)

(Following the Conference of Presidents' decision of 2 April 2020)

committees BUDG, ECON

- Sustainable Europe Investment Plan - How to finance the Green Deal (2020/2058(INI))
(opinion: ENVI (Rule 57), ITRE, TRAN, AGRI, CULT)


16. Modified referrals to committees (Rule 56)

ECON Committee

- Establishing the Just Transition Fund (COM(2020)0022 - C9-0007/2020 - 2020/0006(COD))
referred to committee responsible: REGI
opinion: BUDG, ECON, EMPL, ENVI, ITRE, TRAN, AGRI


17. Associated committees (Rule 57)

(Following the Conference of Presidents' decision of 2 April 2020)

committees BUDG, ECON

- Sustainable Europe Investment Plan - How to finance the Green Deal (2020/2058(INI))
(opinion: ENVI (Rule 57), ITRE, TRAN, AGRI, CULT)


18. Decisions to apply the joint committee procedure (Rule 58)

(Following the Conference of Presidents' decision of 2 April 2020 )

committees BUDG, ECON

- Sustainable Europe Investment Plan - How to finance the Green Deal (2020/2058(INI))
(opinion: ENVI (Rule 57), ITRE, TRAN, AGRI, CULT)


19. Approval of the minutes of the part-session and forwarding of texts adopted

The minutes of the current sitting and the minutes of the sittings of 13 May 2020 and 14 May 2020 would be submitted to Parliament for approval at the beginning of the next sitting.

With Parliament's agreement, the texts adopted during the part-session would immediately be forwarded to the recipients named therein.


20. Dates of forthcoming sittings

The next sittings would be held on 17 June 2020 and 18 June 2020.


21. Closure of the sitting

The sitting closed at 17.34.


22. Adjournment of the session

The session of the European Parliament was adjourned.

Klaus Welle

David Maria Sassoli

Secretary-General

President


ATTENDANCE REGISTER

Present:

Adinolfi Isabella, Anderson Christine, Andresen Rasmus, Angel Marc, Ansip Andrus, Aubry Manon, Balt Marek Paweł, Băsescu Traian, Basso Alessandra, Beck Gunnar, Beghin Tiziana, Benifei Brando, Berg Lars Patrick, Berger Stefan, Bischoff Gabriele, Bizzotto Mara, Borchia Paolo, Botoş Vlad-Marius, Breyer Patrick, Brudziński Joachim Stanisław, Buchheit Markus, Campomenosi Marco, Cañas Jordi, Canfin Pascal, Castaldo Fabio Massimo, Cavazzini Anna, Ceccardi Susanna, Chahim Mohammed, Chastel Olivier, Comín i Oliveres Antoni, Conte Rosanna, Corrao Ignazio, Czarnecki Ryszard, Dalunde Jakop G., Danti Nicola, De Meo Salvatore, Delbos-Corfield Gwendoline, Deli Andor, Donato Francesca, Dorfmann Herbert, Düpont Lena, Durá Ferrandis Estrella, Durand Pascal, Dzhambazki Angel, Eickhout Bas, Eppink Derk Jan, Ertug Ismail, Ferber Markus, Fernández Jonás, Ferrandino Giuseppe, Ferrara Laura, Fidanza Carlo, Freund Daniel, Gahler Michael, Gancia Gianna, García Muñoz Isabel, Geuking Helmut, Giarrusso Dino, Gieseke Jens, González Pons Esteban, Griset Catherine, Hahn Svenja, Hansen Christophe, Herbst Niclas, Hohlmeier Monika, Holmgren Pär, Hristov Ivo, Hübner Danuta Maria, Juvin Herve, Karleskind Pierre, Kefalogiannis Manolis, Kempa Beata, Kohut Łukasz, Konstantinou Athanasios, Kopcińska Joanna, Körner Moritz, Kountoura Elena, Kovařík Ondřej, Kovatchev Andrey, Krah Maximilian, Krehl Constanze, Kuhnke Alice, Kuźmiuk Zbigniew, Larrouturou Pierre, Lenaers Jeroen, Lexmann Miriam, Lins Norbert, López Javi, López-Istúriz White Antonio, Manders Antonius, Mariani Thierry, Marquardt Erik, Marques Pedro, Martusciello Fulvio, Matias Marisa, Mayer Georg, Mazurek Beata, Metsola Roberta, Montserrat Dolors, Moreno Sánchez Javier, Moretti Alessandra, Możdżanowska Andżelika Anna, Mureşan Siegfried, Neumann Hannah, Niebler Angelika, Oetjen Jan-Christoph, Omarjee Younous, Paet Urmas, Pagazaurtundúa Maite, Pedicini Piernicola, Pelletier Anne-Sophie, Pereira Lídia, Picierno Pina, Picula Tonino, Pîslaru Dragoș, Ponsatí Obiols Clara, Poręba Tomasz Piotr, Procaccini Nicola, Rafalska Elżbieta, Regner Evelyn, Ries Frédérique, Rinaldi Antonio Maria, Riquet Dominique, Rónai Sándor, Rookmaker Dorien, Roos Robert, Ruiz Devesa Domènec, Rzońca Bogdan, Salini Massimiliano, Sánchez Amor Nacho, Sardone Silvia, Schaldemose Christel, Schulze Sven, Schwab Andreas, Seekatz Ralf, Semsrott Nico, Silva Pereira Pedro, Skyttedal Sara, Sofo Vincenzo, Solís Pérez Susana, Spurek Sylwia, Spyraki Maria, Ştefănuță Nicolae, Stegrud Jessica, Szydło Beata, Tardino Annalisa, Terras Riho, Tobiszowski Grzegorz, Toom Yana, Torvalds Nils, Tovaglieri Isabella, Tudorache Dragoş, Ušakovs Nils, Vandendriessche Tom, Vautmans Hilde, Verhofstadt Guy, Vincze Loránt, Voss Axel, Waitz Thomas, Wallace Mick, Waszczykowski Witold Jan, Weimers Charlie, Wieland Rainer, Wiseler-Lima Isabel, Wiśniewska Jadwiga, Wölken Tiemo, Yoncheva Elena, Zacharopoulou Chrysoula, Zalewska Anna, Zoido Álvarez Juan Ignacio

Excused:

Al-Sahlani Abir, Maldeikienė Aušra, Søgaard-Lidell Linea

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