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Procedure : 2016/0139(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0261/2016

Texts tabled :

A8-0261/2016

Debates :

PV 27/03/2019 - 21
CRE 27/03/2019 - 21

Votes :

PV 28/03/2019 - 8.1
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2019)0319

Texts adopted
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Thursday, 28 March 2019 - Strasbourg Final edition
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 (Kosovo) ***I
P8_TA(2019)0319A8-0261/2016

European Parliament legislative resolution of 28 March 2019 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 (Kosovo(1)) (COM(2016)0277 – C8-0177/2016 – 2016/0139(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2016)0277)),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 77(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0177/2016),

–  having regard to Article 294(3) 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 and the opinion of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (A8-0261/2016),

1.  Adopts its position at first reading, taking over the Commission proposal;

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)* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.

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