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Procedure : 2016/0142(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0235/2016

Texts tabled :

A8-0235/2016

Debates :

PV 14/12/2016 - 17
CRE 14/12/2016 - 17

Votes :

PV 15/12/2016 - 6.4
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2016)0508

Texts adopted
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Thursday, 15 December 2016 - Strasbourg Final edition
Third countries whose nationals are subject to or exempt from a visa requirement: revision of the suspension mechanism ***I
P8_TA(2016)0508A8-0235/2016
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 15 December 2016 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement (revision of the suspension mechanism) (COM(2016)0290 – C8-0176/2016 – 2016/0142(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2016)0290),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 77(2)(a) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0176/2016),

–  having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 7 December 2016 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rule 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A8-0235/2016),

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out;

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

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


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 15 December 2016 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2017/... of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement (revision of the suspension mechanism)
P8_TC1-COD(2016)0142

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2017/371.)

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