Belgian House of Representatives

Dossier COD/2008/0183

Proposal for a COUNCIL REGULATION amending Regulation (EC) No 1290/2005 on the financing of the common agriculturalpolicy and Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 establishing a common organisation of agricultural markets and on specific provisions for certain agricultural products (Single CMO Regulation) as regards food distribution to the most deprived persons in the Community.  This document is subject to subsidiarity check. Deadline: 15 November 2010  Comments from the European Commission concerning opinions from national parliaments

Subsidiarity deadline: 12/12/2011
Scrutiny Information

Scrutiny date: 09/10/2012

Subsidiarity Concern:

No Important information to exchange

No Veto

Information on parliamentary scrutiny

On October 11th 2011, the Speaker of the Chamber pleaded in a letter to the Speakers of the British, Czech, Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish Parliaments for the continuation of the programme.

On November 14th 2011, the Health Committee adopted draft resolution 53 1728/004 calling on the Federal Government to
(1) put the topic on the agenda of the European Council in order to devise a solution for the remaining years of the current finance period (i.e. 2012 and 2013);
(2) maintain the help programme during the next finance period (i.e. 2014-2020);
(3) take the necessary steps in coordination with the Belgian regional authorities in case a solution proves impossible by the end of 2011;
(4) support the European Parliament's resolution from July 7th 2011 and
(5) guarantee an adequate product quality.

On November 17th 2011, the House adopted the draft resolution as its resolution 53 1728/006.

On February 16th 2012, an information file was submitted to the Social Affairs Committee and to the Advisory Committee on European Affairs.

No further action was taken.

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