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Procedure : 2018/0070(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0336/2018

Texts tabled :

A8-0336/2018

Debates :

PV 14/11/2018 - 23
CRE 14/11/2018 - 23

Votes :

PV 15/11/2018 - 5.6
CRE 15/11/2018 - 5.6
PV 18/04/2019 - 10.16

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2018)0463
P8_TA(2019)0436

Texts adopted
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Thursday, 18 April 2019 - Strasbourg Final edition
Persistent organic pollutants ***I
P8_TA(2019)0436A8-0336/2018
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 18 April 2019 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on persistent organic pollutants (recast) (COM(2018)0144 - C8-0124/2018 – 2018/0070(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure – recast)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2018)0144),

–  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 (C8‑0124/2018),

–  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 12 July 2018(1),

–  after consulting the Committee of the Regions,

–  having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 28 November 2001 on a more structured use of the recasting technique for legal acts(2),

–  having regard to the letter of 10 September 2018 sent by the Committee on Legal Affairs to the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety in accordance with Rule 104(3) of its Rules of Procedure,

–  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 1 March 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 Rules 104 and 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (A8-0336/2018),

A.  whereas, according to the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission, the Commission proposal does not include any substantive amendments other than those identified as such in the proposal and whereas, as regards the codification of the unchanged provisions of the earlier acts together with those amendments, the proposal contains a straightforward codification of the existing texts, without any change in their substance;

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out(3), taking into account the recommendations of the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission;

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 367, 10.10.2018, p. 93.
(2) OJ C 77, 28.3.2002, p. 1.
(3) This position replaces the amendments adopted on 15 November 2018 (Texts adopted, P8_TA(2018)0463).


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 18 April 2019 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2019/… of the European Parliament and of the Council on persistent organic pollutants (recast)
P8_TC1-COD(2018)0070

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2019/1021.)

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