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Document 52016AE4407

Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 as regards certain provisions relating to financial management for certain Member States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability [COM(2016) 418 final — 2016/0193 (COD)]

OJ C 487, 28.12.2016, p. 111–111 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

28.12.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 487/111


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 as regards certain provisions relating to financial management for certain Member States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability

[COM(2016) 418 final — 2016/0193 (COD)]

(2016/C 487/18)

Consultation

European Parliament, 4/07/2016

Council of the European Union, 8/07/2016

Legal basis

Articles 117 and 304 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

Section responsible

Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion

Adopted at plenary

21/09/2016

Plenary session No

519

Outcome of vote

(for/against/abstentions)

169/1/4

Since the Committee endorses the contents of the proposal and has already set out its views on the subject in its earlier opinions on ‘Amending Regulation for Structural Funds — specific measures for Greece’ adopted on 8 October 2015 (1), on ‘Financial management and decommitment rules for Member States facing serious difficulties’ adopted on 19 September 2013 (2), on ‘Structural Funds — General Provisions’ adopted on 25 April 2012 (3) and on ‘Amending provisions financial management — Structural Funds — for Member States in difficulties’ adopted on 27 October 2011 (4), it decided, at its 519th plenary session of 21 and 22 September 2016 (meeting of 21 September 2016), by 169 votes to 1 with 4 abstentions, to issue an opinion endorsing the proposed text and to refer to the position it had taken in the above-mentioned documents.

Brussels, 21 September 2016.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Georges DASSIS


(1)  EESC opinion on the ‘Amending Regulation for Structural Funds — specific measures for Greece’ (OJ C 32 of 28.1.2016, p. 20).

(2)  EESC opinion on ‘Financial management and decommitment rules for Member States facing serious difficulties’ (OJ C 341 of 21.11.2013, p. 27).

(3)  EESC opinion on ‘Structural Funds — General Provisions’ (OJ C 191 of 29.6.2012, p. 30).

(4)  EESC opinion on ‘Amending provisions financial management — Structural Funds — for Member States in difficulties’ (OJ C 24 of 28.1.2012, p. 81).


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