15.1.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 14/131


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) 2019/501 and Regulation (EU) 2019/502 as regards their periods of application’

(COM(2019) 396 final — 2019/0179 (COD))

(2020/C 14/21)

Referral

European Council, 13.9.2019

European Parliament, 16.9.2019

Legal basis

Articles 91(1) and 100(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

Section responsible

Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society

Adopted at plenary

25.9.2019

Plenary session No

546

Outcome of vote

(for/against/abstentions)

115/0/3

Since the Committee unreservedly endorses the contents of the proposal and has already set out its views on the subject of both regulations in its earlier opinions TEN/689 and TEN/690, adopted on 20 February 2019 (*1), it decided, at its 546th plenary session of 25 and 26 September 2019 (meeting of 25 September 2019), by 115 votes with 3 abstentions, to issue an opinion endorsing the proposed text and to refer to the position it had taken in the above-mentioned documents.

Brussels, 25 September 2019.

The President

of the European Economic and Social Committee

Luca JAHIER


(*1)  EESC Opinion on Ensuring basic air connectivity after Brexit (OJ C 190, 5.6.2019, p. 42), and on Ensuring basic road freight connectivity after Brexit (OJ C 190, 5.6.2019, p. 48).