30 June 2012

In June 2012 the EU Affairs Committee (SUE) held 8 meetings: No. 53-60. During these meetings the Committee:

  • scrutinised 129 EU documents,
  • heard information on "The European Semester - early experiences' summary" presented by the Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Finance Jacek Dominik and the Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Economy Grażyna Henclewska (meeting No. 55),
  • considered for the Public Finance Committee the report on the State budget implementation for the period 1.01.-31.12.2011 and adopted a positive opinion No. 16 (meeting No. 58),
  • considered for the State Audit Committee the activity report of the Supreme Audit Office for 2011 within the Committee's remit, and adopted a positive opinion No. 17 (meeting No. 58),
  • considered the Council of Ministers'information on the European Council meeting on 28-29 June 2012 presented by the Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Piotr Serafin (meeting No. 59).

Published in June 2012 in databases "EU documents in the Polish Sejm" and IPEX:
- EU documents concerning which a procedure in the Sejm has begun in June,
- information and documents on SUE meetings no.53, 54, 56, 57 i 60, provided by the EU Affairs Committee secretariat.


Subsidiarity scrutiny in June

(Information from IPEX database as of 5.07.2012)

Draft legislative act
Deadline for subsidiarity scrutiny
Adoption / transmission of reasoned opinion
Chamber / parliament (country)
COM(2012) 164 8.06.2012 - -
COM(2012) 167 13.06.2012 12.06.2012 / - Federal Council (Austria)
12.06.2012 / - Cortes Generales (Spain)
COM(2012) 217 16.07.2012 - -
COM(2012) 238 3.09.2012 - -
COM(2012) 329 17.09.2012 - -


 In June 2012 five bills implementing EU law have been referred to the first reading – see papers no.:
  • Rządowy projekt ustawy o Państwowej Komisji Badania Wypadków Morskich [454],
  • Rządowy projekt ustawy o zmianie ustawy - Prawo zamówień publicznych oraz ustawy o koncesji na roboty budowlane lub usługi [455],
  • Rządowy projekt ustawy o zmianie ustawy - Kodeks postępowania karnego [492],
  • Rządowy projekt ustawy o obowiązkach w zakresie informowania o zużyciu energii przez produkty wykorzystujące energię [533],
  • Rządowy projekt ustawy o zmianie ustawy o drogach publicznych [534].

In June 2012 from among bills uploaded into the UST database earlier, the following statute has been adopted [paper no.]:

  • Ustawa o skutkach powierzania wykonywania pracy cudzoziemcom przebywającym wbrew przepisom na terytorium Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej [120].

In June 2012 the following statute implementing EU law has been published [paper no.]:

  • Ustawa o zmianie ustawy o obrocie z zagranicą towarami, technologiami i usługami o znaczeniu strategicznym dla bezpieczeństwa państwa, a także dla utrzymania międzynarodowego pokoju i bezpieczeństwa oraz niektórych innych ustaw [229].
New books in the Sejm Library
Przegląd Sejmowy Kronika Sejmowa
Lexicon of multilateral parliamentary cooperation on OIDE website



Articles on the current political and economic issues in the EU from the specialist periodicals available on-line

Selected articles and studies

  • Bast J.: New categories of acts after the Lisbon reform: Dynamics of parliamentarization in EU law, „Common Market Law Review" 2012, Vol. 49, Iss. 3, s. 885–927.
  • Bełdowski J., Zachariasiewicz M.: Nowy etap harmonizacji prawa umów w UE (cz. I), „Europejski Przegląd Sądowy" 2012, nr 6, s. 4.
  • Broeksteeg H., de Waele H.: The semi-permanent European Council Presidency: Some reflections on the law and early practice, „Common Market Law Review" 2012, Vol. 49, Iss. 3, s. 1039–1074.
  • Craig P.: The Stability, Coordination and Governance Treaty: Principle, Politics and Pragmatism, „European Law Review" 2012,Vol. 37. No.3, p.231-248.
  • Enderlein H., Bofinger P., Boone L. i in.: Completing the Euro. A road map towards fiscal union in Europe. Report of the „Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Group", Notre Europe, June 2012.
  • De León S. A.: Regions and Subsidiarity in the European Union: A Look at the Role of the Spanish and other Regional Parliaments in the Monitoring of Compliance with the Principle of Subsidiarity, „European Public Law" 2012, Iss. 2, s. 305–321.
  • Goldoni M., Mindus, P.: Between Democracy and Nationality: Citizenship Policies in the Lisbon Ruling, „European Public Law" 2012, Iss. 2, s. 351–371.
  • Nieto-Garrido E.: Possible Developments of Article 298 TFEU: Towards an Open, Efficient and Independent European Administration, „European Public Law" 2012, Iss. 2, s. 373–397.
  • Schwarze J.: European Administrative Law in the Light of the Treaty of Lisbon, „European Public Law" 2012, Iss. 2, s. 285–304.

* Articles from the specialist periodicals available on the Internet or in the Sejm Library.