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Date of birth : , Montpellier

Date of death :

7th parliamentary term Jean-Luc DEHAENE

Political groups

  • 14-07-2009 / 15-05-2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties

  • 14-07-2009 / 15-05-2014 : Christen-Democratisch & Vlaams (Belgium)


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Budgets
  • 25-01-2012 / 15-05-2014 : Committee on Budgets


  • 16-09-2009 / 15-05-2014 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 17-06-2010 / 30-06-2011 : Special committee on the policy challenges and budgetary resources for a sustainable European Union after 2013
  • 19-01-2012 / 24-01-2012 : Committee on Budgets


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 15-05-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia
  • 19-01-2012 / 15-05-2014 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs


Reports - as rapporteur

A rapporteur is appointed in the responsible parliamentary committee to draft a report on proposals of a legislative or budgetary nature, or other issues. In drafting their report, rapporteurs may consult with relevant experts and stakeholders. They are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs. Reports adopted at committee level are then examined and voted on in plenary. Rule 55

Opinions - as rapporteur

Committees may draft an opinion to a report of the responsible committee covering the elements linked to their committee remit. Rapporteurs of such opinions are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs of the opinion. Rule 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION on Interinstitutional Agreement between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management

09-10-2013 BUDG_AD(2013)516802 PE516.802v02-00 BUDG

Motions for resolutions

Members can table an individual motion on issues falling within the EU’s sphere of activity. This motion is forwarded to the responsible committee for consideration.Rule 143

Parliamentary questions

Questions for oral answer with debate may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members . The addressees are other EU institutions. The Conference of Presidents decides whether, and in what order, questions are placed on the final draft agenda for a Plenary sitting. Rule 128


Original signed/dated declaration archived by the European Parliament.