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Official Journal of the European Communities, C 54, 25 February 2000


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C 54
Volume 43
25 February 2000
English editionInformation and Notices

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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
1999-2000 SESSION
Sittings of 13 to 17 September 1999
Monday 13 September 1999
(2000/C 54/01)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 1
1. Resumption of session 1
2. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 2
3. Membership of Parliament 2
4. Bureaux of interparliamentary delegations and joint parliamentary committees 2
5. Membership of committees 3
6. Documents received 3
7. Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council 11
8. Referral to committees 11
9. Interpretation of the Rules of Procedure 12
10. Order of business 12
11. Transfers of appropriations 13
12. Speaking time 15
13. Second report of the Committee of Independent Experts (statement with debate) 15
14. Budgetary calendar (SAB 1, 3 and 4) 15
15. Accidental marine pollution ***I (debate) 16
16. Environmental inspections ***I (debate) 16
17. Agenda for next sitting 16
18. Closure of sitting 16
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 17
Tuesday 14 September 1999
(2000/C 54/02)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 18
1. Opening of sitting 18
2. Documents received 18
3. Topical and urgent debate (motions for resolutions tabled) 19
4. Action taken on unfinished business (Rule 185) 20
5. Membership of the European Parliament delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Assembly 20
6. Communication from the Committee on the Environment 21
7. Election of the European Commission (statement with debate) 21
8. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 21
9. Interpretation of the Rules of Procedure 22
10. Election of the European Commission (continuation of debate) 22
11. Draft general budget - Budget 2000 (Presentation) 23
12. Agenda 23
13. Agenda for next sitting 23
14. Closure of sitting 23
ANNEX I: Action taken on legislation pending 24
ANNEX II: List of Members of the European Parliament Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly 26
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 27
RESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES 28
Interpretation of the Rules of Procedure 28
Wednesday 15 September 1999
(2000/C 54/03)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 30
1. Opening of sitting 30
2. In Memoriam 30
3. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 30
4. Documents received 30
5. Area of freedom, security and justice (statements followed by debate) 31
6. Official welcome 31
7. Area of freedom, security and justice (continuation of debate) 31
8. Official welcome 31
9. Area of freedom, security and justice (continuation of debate) 31
10. Situation in East Timor (statement with debate) 32
VOTING TIME
11. Election of the European Commission (vote) 32
END OF VOTING TIME
12. Supplementary and amending budgets (SAB) 1/99, 3/99 and 4/99 (debate) 33
13. Situation in East Timor (continuation of debate) 34
14. Question Time (questions to the Council) 34
15. Agenda for next sitting 36
16. Closure of sitting 36
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 37
RESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES 39
Joint resolution - Election of the European Commission 39
B5-0064/99 - Decision electing the European Commission - paragraph 1 40
B5-0064/99 - Decision electing the European Commission - paragraph 2 42
B4-0064/99 - Decision electing the European Commission - paragraph 3 43
B4-0064/99 - Decision electing the European Commission - paragraph 4 45
B4-0064/99 - Decision electing the European Commission - Whole 46
ADOPTED TEXTS
Election of the Commission
(a) B5-0065, 0066, 0068 and 0075/1999
Resolution on the ‘Prodi Commission’ 49
(b) B5-0064/1999
Decision electing the nominee Commission 51
Thursday 16 September 1999
(2000/C 54/04)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 52
1. Opening of sitting 52
2. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 52
3. Membership of Parliament 52
4. Texts of agreement forwarded by the Council 52
5. Transfers of appropriations 53
6. European Reconstruction Agency * - Situation in Kosovo (debate) 53
7. Tenth EC-UNRWA Convention (1999-2001) * (debate) 53
8. Communication of common positions of the Council 54
VOTING TIME
9. SAB 1/99, 3/99 and 4/99 (vote) 54
10. Citizens' freedoms and rights, justice and home affairs ***I (procedure without debate) (vote) 55
11. Employment and social affairs ***I (procedure without debate) (vote) 55
12. Environment, public health and consumer policy ***I (procedure without debate) (vote) 55
13. Agriculture and rural development ***I (procedure without debate) (vote) 55
14. Regional policy, transport and tourism ***I (procedure without debate) (vote) 56
15. Women's rights and equal opportunities ***I (procedure without debate) (vote) 56
16. Accidental marine pollution ***I (vote) 56
17. Environmental inspections ***I (vote) 56
18. Official welcome 57
19. Area of freedom, security and justice (vote) 57
20. Situation in East Timor (vote) 58
21. European Reconstruction Agency * (vote) 58
22. Tenth EC-UNRWA Convention (1999-2001) * (vote) 59
END OF VOTING TIME
23. Financial crisis in Russia (statement with debate) 60
TOPICAL AND URGENT DEBATE
24. Earthquakes in Turkey and Greece (debate) 60
25. Dagestan (debate) 60
26. Human rights (debate) 61
27. Lusaka agreement (debate) 61
28. Earthquakes in Turkey and Greece (vote) 62
29. Dagestan (vote) 62
30. Human rights (vote) 63
31. Lusaka agreement (vote) 64
END OF TOPICAL AND URGENT DEBATE
32. Membership of committees 64
33. Agenda for next sitting 64
34. Closure of sitting 64
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 65
RESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES 66
Dührkop Dührkop - Fabra Vallés report A5-0009/99 - Resolution 66
Hatzidakis report A5-0005/99 - Legislative resolution 67
McKenna report A5-0003/99 - Legislative resolution 68
B5-0116/99 - Area of freedom, security and justice - Amendment 1 69
B5-0116/99 - Area of freedom, security and justice - Whole 71
ADOPTED TEXTS
1. SAB 1/99, 3/99 and 4/99
A5-0009/1999
Resolution on the draft supplementary and amending budgets 1, 3 and 4 to the budget of the European Union for the 1999 financial year (C5-0021/1999, C5-0074/1999 and C5-0136/1999) 73
2. Citizens' freedoms and rights, justice and home affairs ***I (procedure without debate)
A5-0012/1999
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on current legislative procedures in the field of citizens' freedoms and rights, justice and home affairs (Commission communication to the European Parliament and the Council - Effects of the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty) (SEC(1999) 581 - C4-0219/1999) 74
3. Employment and social affairs ***I (procedure without debate)
A5-0006/1999
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on current legislative procedures in the field of employment and social affairs (Commission communication to the European Parliament and the Council - Effects of the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty) (SEC(1999) 581 - C4-0219/1999) 75
4. Environment, public health and consumer policy ***I (procedure without debate)
A4-0004/1999
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on current legislative procedures in the field of the environment, public health and consumer protection (Commission communication to the European Parliament and the Council - Effects of the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty) (SEC(1999) 581 - C4-0219/1999) 76
5. Agriculture and rural development ***I (procedure without debate)
A5-0011/1999
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on current legislative procedures in the sphere of agriculture and rural development (Commission communication to the European Parliament and the Council - Effects of the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty) (SEC(1999) 581 - C4-0219/1999) 78
6. Regional policy, transport and tourism ***I (procedure without debate)
A5-0005/1999
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on current legislative procedures in the field of regional policy, transport and tourism (Commission communication to the European Parliament and the Council - Effects of the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty) (SEC(1999) 581 - C4-0219/1999) 79
7. Women's rights and equal opportunities ***I (procedure without debate)
A5-0007/1999
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on current legislative procedures in the field of women's rights and equal opportunities (Commission communication to the European Parliament and the Council - Effects of the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty) (SEC(1999) 581 - C4-0219/1999) 81
8. Accidental marine pollution ***I
A5-0003/1999
Proposal for a European Parliament and Council Decision setting up a Community framework for cooperation in the field of accidental marine pollution (COM(1998) 769 - C4-0075/1999 - 1998/0350(COD) (ex 1998/0350(SYN)) 82
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council Decision setting up a Community framework for cooperation in the field of accidental marine pollution (COM(1998) 769 - C4-0075/1999 - 1998/0350(COD) (ex 1998/0350(SYN)) 88
9. Environmental inspections ***I
A5-0002/1999
Proposal for a European Parliament and Council Recommendation providing for minimum criteria for environmental inspections in the Member States (COM(1998) 772 - C4-0073/1999 - 1998/0358(COD) (former 1998/0358(SYN)) 89
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council recommendation providing for minimum criteria for environmental inspections in the Member States (COM(1998) 772 - C4-0073/1999 - 1998/0358(COD) (former 1998/0358(SYN)) 92
10. Area of freedom, security and justice
(a) B5-0110/1999
Resolution on the establishment of the Charter of Fundamental Rights 93
(b) B5-0116/1999
Resolution on the extraordinary European Council meeting on the area of freedom, security and justice (Tampere, 15-16 October 1999) 93
11. Situation in East Timor
B5-0067, 0111, 0112, 0113, 0114 and 0115/1999
Resolution on the situation in East Timor 97
12. European Reconstruction Agency *
A5-0013/1999
Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) 1628/1996 relating to aid for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, in particular through the setting-up of the European Agency for Reconstruction (COM(1999) 312 - C5-0062/1999 - 1999/0132(CNS)) 99
13. Tenth EC-UNRWA Convention (1999-2001) *
A5-0010/1999
Proposal for a Council Decision approving the text of a 10th EC-UNRWA Convention covering the years 1999-2001, prior to the signature of the Convention by the Commission and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (COM(1999) 334 - C5-0059/1999 - 1999/0143(CNS) 106
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on the proposal for a Council decision approving the text of a 10th EC-UNRWA Convention covering the years 1999-2001, prior to the signature of the Convention by the Commission and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (COM(1999) 334 - C5-0059/1999 - 1999/0143(CNS) 106
14. Earthquakes in Turkey and Greece
(a) B5-0072, 0077, 0087, 0088, 0104 and 0109/1999
Resolution on the earthquake in Turkey 107
(b) B5-0074, 0076, 0086, 0089 and 0102/1999
Resolution on the catastrophic earthquake in Athens on 7 September 1999 107
15. Dagestan
B5-0071, 0078, 0085, 0090, 0095 and 0103/1999
Resolution on the armed conflict in the Dagestan Republic of Russia 108
16. Human rights
(a) B5-0080, 0092, 0100 and 0105/1999
Resolution on the imprisoned citizens of Kovoso 110
(b) B5-0081, 0091, 0096 and 00108/1999
Resolution on Burma 111
(c) B5-0079, 0093, 0098 and 0107/1999
Resolution on the situation of prisoners accused of spying in Iran 112
(d) B5-0083, 0097 and 0106/1999
Resolution on human rights abuses in Togo 113
17. Lusaka agreement
B5-0070, 0084, 0094, 0099 and 0101/1999
Resolution on the Lusaka ceasefire agreement for the Great Lakes Region 114
Friday 17 September 1999
(2000/C 54/05)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 116
1. Opening of sitting 116
2. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 116
3. Documents received 116
4. Authorisation to draw up reports - Hughes Procedure - Gomes Procedure 117
5. State of the Louise Weiss building (statement followed by questions) 118
6. Dates for next sittings 118
7. Adjournment of session 118
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 119
Key to symbols used
*Consultation procedure
** ICooperation procedure: first reading
** IICooperation procedure: second reading
***Assent procedure
*** ICodecision procedure: first reading
*** IICodecision procedure: second reading
*** IIICodecision procedure: third reading
(The type of procedure is determined by the legal basis proposed by the Commission)
Information relating to voting time
Unless stated otherwise, the rapporteurs informed the Chair in writing, before the vote, of their position on the amendments.
Abbreviations used for Parliamentary Committees
AFETCommittee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
BUDGCommittee on Budgets
CONTCommittee on Budgetary Control
LIBECommittee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
ECONCommittee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
JURICommittee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
INDUCommittee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
EMPLCommittee on Employment and Social Affairs
ENVICommittee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
AGRICommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development
PECHCommittee on Fisheries
REGICommittee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
CULTCommittee on Culture, Youth, Education, the Media and Sport
DEVECommittee on Development and Cooperation
AFCOCommittee on Constitutional Affairs
FEMMCommittee on Women's Rights and Equal Opportunities
PETICommittee on Petitions
Abbreviations used for Political Groups
PPEGroup of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
PSEGroup of the Party of European Socialists
ELDRGroup of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party
Verts/ALEGroup of the Greens/European Free Alliance
GUE/NGLConfederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left
UENUnion for a Europe of Nations Group
EDDGroup for a Europe of Democracies and Diversities
TDITechnical Group of Independent Members
NINon-attached Members
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