31.8.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 288/130


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council fixing the adjustment rate provided for in Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 for direct payments in respect of the calendar year 2017’

(COM(2017) 150 final – 2017/0068 COD)

(2017/C 288/19)

Referral

European Parliament, 06/04/2017

Legal basis

Article 43(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

Section responsible

Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment

Adopted at plenary

31/05/2017

Plenary session No

526

Outcome of vote

(for/against/abstentions)

177/0/0

Since the Committee had already set out its views on the contents of the proposal in question in opinion CESE 2942/2013, adopted on 25 May 2013 (*1), it decided at its 526th plenary session, held on 31 May and 1 June 2017 (meeting of 31 May 2017), by 177 votes to none with no abstentions, not to draw up a new opinion on the subject, but to refer to the position it had taken in the above-mentioned document.

Brussels, 31 May 2017.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Georges DASSIS


(*1)  EESC opinion on the Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on fixing an adjustment rate to direct payments provided for in Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 in respect of calendar year 2013, COM(2013) 159 final — 2013/0087 (COD) (OJ C 271, 19.9.2013, p. 143).