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Procedure : 2018/0172(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0317/2018

Texts tabled :

A8-0317/2018

Debates :

PV 22/10/2018 - 17
CRE 22/10/2018 - 17
PV 27/03/2019 - 15
CRE 27/03/2019 - 15

Votes :

PV 24/10/2018 - 11.12
CRE 24/10/2018 - 11.12
Explanations of votes
PV 27/03/2019 - 18.6
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2018)0411
P8_TA(2019)0305

Texts adopted
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Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - Strasbourg Final edition
Reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment ***I
P8_TA(2019)0305A8-0317/2018
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 27 March 2019 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (COM(2018)0340 – C8-0218/2018 – 2018/0172(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2018)0340),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 192(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8-0218/2018),

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

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 17 October 2018(1),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee of the Regions of 10 October 2018(2),

–  having regard to the provisional agreement approved by the committee responsible under Rule 69f(4) of its Rules of Procedure and the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 18 January 2019 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 the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and the opinions of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and the Committee on Fisheries (A8-0317/2018),

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out(3);

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it replaces, substantially amends or intends to substantially amend its proposal;

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

(1) OJ C 62, 15.2.2019, p. 207.
(2) OJ C 461, 21.12.2018, p. 210.
(3) This position replaces the amendments adopted on 24 October 2018 (Texts adopted, P8_TA(2018)0411).


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 27 March 2019 with a view to the adoption of Directive (EU) 2019/… of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment
P8_TC1-COD(2018)0172

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Directive (EU) 2019/904.)

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