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Official Journal of the European Communities, C 154, 05 June 2000


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C 154
Volume 43
5 June 2000
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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
1999-2000 SESSION
Sittings of 25 to 29 October 1999
Monday 25 October 1999
(2000/C 154/01)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 1
1. Resumption of session 1
2. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 1
3. Membership of Parliament 1
4. Membership of delegations 2
5. Membership of political groups 2
6. Documents received 2
7. Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council 8
8. Petitions 8
9. Order of business 9
10. Changes to the Rules of Procedure following the interinstitutional agreement (debate) 11
11. Electronic signatures ***II (debate) 11
12. Motor vehicles and trailers ***II (debate) 11
13. Two- or three-wheel motor vehicles ***II (debate) 12
14. Cableway installations designed to carry passengers ***II (debate) 12
15. Agenda for next sitting 12
16. Closure of sitting 12
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 13
Tuesday 26 October 1999
(2000/C 154/02)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 14
1. Opening of sitting 14
2. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 14
3. Documents received 14
4. Transfer of appropriations 15
5. EU and ECSC budgets for 2000 (debate) 16
6. ECB annual report (debate) 17
7. Commission communication (Decisions taken at that day's meeting) 18
8. Agenda for next sitting 18
9. Closure of sitting 18
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 19
Wednesday 27 October 1999
(2000/C 154/03)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 20
1. Opening of sitting 20
2. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 20
3. Documents received 20
4. Outcome of the European Council on 15/16 October in Tampere (statement followed by a debate) 21
5. Report on the IGC (statement followed by a debate) 21
VOTING TIME
6. European Agency for Reconstruction * (final vote) 22
7. Legislative procedures in the area of regional policy, transport and tourism ***I (procedure without debate) (vote) 22
8. Legal affairs and the internal market (procedure without debate) (vote) 22
9. Front underrun protection of motor vehicles ***I (procedure without report) (vote) 23
10. Type-approval of two- or three-wheel motor vehicles ***I (procedure without report) (vote) 23
11. Conservation of the ecosystems and biological diversity of the maritime area * (procedure without report) (vote) 23
12. Dumping of radioactive waste at sea * (procedure without report) (vote) 23
13. Disposal of disused offshore installations * (procedure without report) (vote) 24
14. Vinyl chloride monomer * (procedure without report) (vote) 24
15. Electronic signatures ***II (vote) 24
16. Motor vehicles and trailers ***II (vote) 24
17. Two- or three-wheel motor vehicles ***II (vote) 25
18. Cableway installations designed to carry passengers ***II (vote) 25
19. ECB annual report (vote) 25
20. Outcome of the European Council on 15/16 October in Tampere (vote) 25
21. Appointment of Ombudsman 27
END OF VOTING TIME
22. Restructuring of firms (statement followed by debate) 27
23. Nuclear testing (statements followed by a debate) 28
24. EU-Russia summit in Helsinki (statement followed by debate) 29
25. Culture 2000 programme ***II (debate) 29
26. ‘Youth’ programme ***II (debate) 29
27. European Audiovisual Observatory * (debate) 30
28. Socrates and Youth for Europe programmes: Turkish participation ***II (debate) 30
29. Agenda for next sitting 30
30. Closure of sitting 30
ANNEX: Election of the Ombudsman 31
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 32
RESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES 33
Hatzidakis report A5-0021/1999 - Resolution 33
Palacio Vallelersundi report A5-0037/1999 - Amendment 1 34
Palacio Vallelersundi report A5-0037/1999 - Resolution 36
Huhne report A5-0035/1999 - Amendment 2 37
Huhne report A5-0035/1999 - Amendment 3 39
Huhne report A5-0035/1999 - Resolution 40
Joint resolution Tampere B5-0187/1999 - Amendment 2 42
TEXTS ADOPTED
1. European Agency for Reconstruction *
A5-0013/1999
Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) 1628/96 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)) 44
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) 1628/96 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)) 44
2. Legislative procedures in the area of regional policy, transport and tourism ***I
A5-0021/1999
European Parliament legislative resolution on current legislative procedures in the area of regional policy, transport and tourism - effects of the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty (Commission communication to the European Parliament and the Council (SEC(1999) 581 - C4-0219/1999)) 45
3. Legal affairs and the internal market
A5-0037/1999
European Parliament resolution confirming, pursuant to Rule 185, texts adopted by Parliament in the area of legal affairs and the internal market 46
4. Front underrun protection of motor vehicles ***I (procedure without report)
C4-0094/1999
Proposal for a European Parliament and Council Directive on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the front underrun protection of motor vehicles and amending Council Directive 70/0156/EEC (COM(1999) 32 - C4-0094/1999 - 1999/0007(COD)) 50
5. Type-approval of two- or three-wheel motor vehicles ***I (procedure without report)
C5-0012/1999
Proposal for a European Parliament and Council Directive amending Council Directive 92/0061/EEC relating to the type-approval of two or three-wheel motor vehicles (COM(1999) 276 - C5-0012/1999 - 1999/0117(COD)) 50
6. Conservation of the ecosystems and biological diversity of the maritime area * (procedure without report)
C5-0013/1999
Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the approval, on behalf of the Community, of the new Annex to the Convention for the protection of the marine environment of the North-East Atlantic on the protection and conservation of the ecosystems and biological diversity of the maritime area, the corresponding Appendix 3 and the Agreement on the meaning of certain concepts in the new Annex (COM(1999) 190 - C5-0013/1999 - 1999/0095(CNS)) 50
7. Dumping of radioactive waste at sea * (procedure without report)
C5-0014/1999
Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the approval, on behalf of the Community, of OSPAR Decision 98/2 on the dumping of radioactive waste at sea (COM(1999) 190 - C5-0014/1999 - 1999/0096(CNS)) 50
8. Disposal of disused offshore installations * (procedure without report)
C5-0015/1999
Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the approval, on behalf of the Community, of OSPAR Decision 98/3 on the disposal of disused offshore installations (COM(1999) 190 - C5-0015/1999 - 1999/0097(CNS)) 51
9. Vinyl chloride monomer * (procedure without report)
C5-0016/1999
Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the approval, on behalf of the Community, of OSPAR Decision 98/4 on emission and discharge limit values for the manufacture of vinyl chloride monomer, and OSPAR Decision 98/5 on emission and discharge limits in the vinyl chloride sector (COM(1999) 190 - C5-0016/1999 - 1999/0098(CNS)) 51
10. Electronic signatures ***II
A5-0034/1999
European Parliament legislative resolution on the common position established by the Council with a view to the adoption of a European Parliament and Council Directive on a Community framework for electronic signatures (76341/1/1999 - C5-0026/1999 - 1998/0191(COD)) 51
11. Motor vehicles and trailers ***II
A5-0033/1999
European Parliament legislative resolution on the common position of the Council with a view to adopting a European Parliament and Council directive amending Council Directive 70/0221/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to liquid fuel tanks and rear underrun protection of motor vehicles and their trailers (8697/1/1999 - C5-0031/1999 - 1998/0071 (COD)) 53
12. Two- or three-wheel motor vehicles ***II
A5-0029/1999
European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position adopted by the Council with a view to the adoption of a European Parliament and Council Directive on speedometers for two- or three-wheel motor vehicles and amending Council Directive 92/0061/EEC on the type-approval of two- or three-wheel motor vehicles (6884/1/1999 - C5-0029/1999 - 1998/0163(COD)) 54
13. Cableway installations designed to carry passengers ***II
A5-0028/1999
European Parliament legislative resolution on the common position established by the Council with a view to the adoption of a European Parliament and Council Directive (14248/3/1998 - C5-0030/1999 - 1994/0011(COD)) 55
14. ECB annual report
A5-0035/1999
European Parliament resolution on the annual report for 1998 of the European Central Bank (C4-0211/1999) 60
15. Outcome of the European Council on 15/16 October in Tampere
B5-0187, 0188, 0190 and 0193/1999
European Parliament resolution on the European Council meeting in Tampere 63
16. Appointment of Ombudsman
Decision appointing the Ombudsman of the European Union 66
Thursday 28 October 1999
(2000/C 154/04)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 67
1. Opening of sitting 67
2. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 67
3. Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council 68
VOTING TIME
4. EU and ECSC budget for 2000 (vote) 69
5. Changes to the Rules of Procedure following the interinstitutional agreement (vote) 73
6. Culture 2000 programme ***II (vote) 74
7. ‘Youth’ programme ***II (vote) 74
8. Socrates and Youth for Europe programmes: Turkish Participation ***II (vote) 74
9. European Audiovisual Observatory * (vote) 75
10. Restructuring of firms (vote) 75
11. Nuclear test ban treaty (vote) 76
END OF VOTING TIME
12. Transport of dangerous goods by rail ***I (debate) 78
13. EU-Morocco fisheries agreement (debate) 78
14. Communication of common positions of the Council 79
15. Agenda for next sitting 80
16. Closure of sitting 80
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 81
RESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES 82
2000 budget - Amendment 35 82
2000 budget - Amendment 69 - remarks 83
2000 budget - Amendment 599 84
2000 budget - Compomise block (Amendment 641) 86
2000 budget - Amendment 443 87
2000 budget - Amendment 341 89
2000 budget - Amendment 645 90
2000 budget - Amendment 353 92
Bourlanges report A5-0030/1999 - Paragraph 7 (1st part) 93
Bourlanges report A5-0030/1999 - Paragraph 7 (2nd part) 94
Bourlanges report A5-0030/1999 - Paragraph 8 96
Bourlanges report A5-0030/1999 - Paragraph 20 97
Bourlanges report A5-0030/1999 - Paragraph 60 (2nd part) 99
Bourlanges report A5-0030/1999 - Resolution 100
Virrankoski report A5-0031/1999 - Amendment 5 101
Virrankoski report A5-0031/1999 - Resolution 103
Napolitano report A5-0036/1999 - Request for referral back to committee 104
Joint resolution - Restructuring of firms B5-0185/1999 - Amendment 1 105
Joint resolution - Restructuring of firms B5-0185/1999 - Resolution 107
Joint resolution - Nuclear test ban treaty B5-0198/1999 - Paragraph 1 (2nd part) 108
TEXTS ADOPTED
1. 2000 budget: Section III - Commission
A5-0030/1999
European Parliament resolution on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2000 - Section III - Commission (C5-0300/1999) 110
2. Budget 2000: Sections I, II, IV, V and VI
A5-0031/1999
European Parliament resolution on the draft general budget of the European Communities for the financial year 2000: Section I - European Parliament, Ombudsman Annex; Section II - Council; Section IV - Court of Justice; Section V - Court of Auditors; Section VI - Economic and Social Committee and Committee of the Regions (C5-0300/1999). 117
3. Operating budget: ECSC
A5-0032/1999
European Parliament resolution on the draft ECSC operating budget for 2000 (SEC(1999) 803 - C5-0017/1999) 121
4. Culture 2000 programme ***II
A5-0026/1999
European Parliament legislative resolution on the common position adopted by the Council with a view to the adoption of a European Parliament and Council decision on establishing a single financing and programming instrument for cultural cooperation (Culture 2000 programme) (13328/2/1998 - C5-0023/1999 - 1998/0169(COD)) 125
5. ‘Youth’ programme ***II
A5-0038/1999
European Parliament legislative resolution on the common position adopted by the Council with a view to the adoption of a European Parliament and Council decision establishing the Youth Community action programme (13175/1/1999 - C5-0022/1999 - 1998/0197(COD)) 132
6. Socrates and Youth for Europe programmes: Turkish participation ***II
A5-0023/1999
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on the common position established by the Council with a view to the adoption of a European Parliament and Council Decision amending the basic decision relating to the Socrates programme so as to include Turkey among the beneficiary countries (8076/1/1999 - C5-0024/1999 - 1996/0130(COD)) 136
Legislative resolution of the European Parliament on the common position established by the Council with a view to the adoption of a European Parliament and Council Decision amending the basic decision relating to the third phase of the Youth for Europe programme so as to include Turkey among the beneficiary countries (8077/1/1999 - C5-0025/1999 - 1996/0131(COD)) 137
7. European Audiovisual Observatory *
A5-0024/1999
Proposal for a Council decision concerning Community participation in the European Audiovisual Observatory COM(1999) 111 - C5-0019/1999 - 1999/0066(CNS)) 138
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council Decision concerning Community participation in the European Audiovisual Observatory (COM(1999) 111 - C5-0019/1999 - 1999/0066(CNS)) 138
8. Restructuring of firms
B5-0185, 0186, 0196 and 0199/1999
European Parliament resolution on the restructuring of firms in the face of globalisation 139
9. Nuclear test ban treaty
B5-0198, 0200, 0202 and 0203/1999
European Parliament resolution on the US Senate's rejection of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) 141
ANNEX: Amendments and proposed modifications to the draft general budget of the European Union for the 2000 financial year 143
Friday 29 October 1999
(2000/C 154/05)MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING 351
1. Opening of sitting 351
2. Approval of Minutes of previous sitting 351
3. Documents received 352
4. Hughes procedure 352
5. Membership of committees 353
6. Transport of dangerous goods by rail ***I (vote) 353
7. EU-Morocco fisheries agreement (vote) 353
8. British beef and veal (statement) 353
9. EC-Angola fisheries agreement * (debate and vote) 354
10. Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting 354
11. Dates for next sittings 355
12. Adjournment of session 355
ATTENDANCE REGISTER 356
RESULT OF ROLL-CALL VOTES 357
B5-0182/1999 EU-Morocco fisheries agreement - Paragraph 2 357
B5-0182/1999 EU-Morocco fisheries agreement - Paragraph 5 357
B5-0182/1999 EU-Morocco fisheries agreement - Resolution 358
B5-0183/1999 EU-Morocco fisheries agreement - Resolution 359
B5-0184/1999 EU-Morocco fisheries agreement - Amendment 2 360
B5-0184/1999 EU-Morocco fisheries agreement - Amendment 3 361
B5-0184/1999 EU-Morocco fisheries agreement - Amendment 7 362
B5-0184/1999 EU-Morocco fisheries agreement - Amendment 4 362
B5-0184/1999 EU-Morocco fisheries agreement - Resolution 363
Cunha report A5-0022/1999 - Legislative resolution 364
TEXTS ADOPTED
1. Transport of dangerous goods by rail ***I
A5-0027/1999
Proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Directive 96/0049/EC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States with regard to the transport of dangerous goods by rail (COM(1999) 157 - C5-0005/1999 - 1999/0087(COD)) 365
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Directive 96/0049/EC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States with regard to the transport of dangerous goods by rail (COM(1999) 157 - C5-0005/1999 - 1999/0087(COD)) 365
2. EU-Morocco fisheries agreement
B5-0184/1999
European Parliament resolution on the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement 365
3. EC-Angola fisheries agreement *
A5-0022/1999
Proposal for a Council regulation on the conclusion of the Protocol defining, for the period from 3 May 1999 to 2 May 2000, the fishing opportunities and the financial contribution provided for by the Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Angola on fishing off Angola (COM(1999) 389 - C5-0170/1999 - 1999/0169(CNS)) 367
European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council Regulation on the conclusion of the Protocol defining, for the period from 3 May 1999 to 2 May 2000, the fishing opportunities and the financial contribution provided for by the Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Angola on fishing off Angola (COM(1999) 389 - C5-0170/1999 - 1999/0169(CNS)) 367
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
PPE-DEGroup 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
NINon-attached Members
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