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Yellow card procedure - COM(2016) 128

According to Article 7 of the Protocol [No. 2] on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, the minimum needed to launch the yellow card procedure constituted, as of 10.05.2016, 19 votes of national parliaments / chambers of national parliaments.

On the basis of the data uploaded by national parliaments to the IPEX database, 14 parliaments / chambers, representing, in the light of the Protocol no. 2, a total of 22 votes, sent reasoned opinions on:

COM(2016) 128 final version
Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 96/71/EC of The European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 1996 concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services

Legislative process: EUR-Lex    Legislative Observatory

  • Date of adoption of the proposal by the European Commission – 08.03.2016
  • Date of transmission of the last language version of the proposal – 15.03.2016
  • Deadline for subsidiarity scrutiny – 10.05.2016

The following parliaments /chambers adopted reasoned opinions:
National Assembly (BG, 2 votes), Sabor (HR, 2 votes), Senate (CZ, 1 vote), Chamber of Deputies (CZ, 1 vote), Folketing (DK, 2 votes), Riigikogu (EE, 2 votes), National Assembly (HU, 2 votes), Saeima (LV, 2 votes), Seimas (LT, 2 votes), Senate (PL, 1 vote), Sejm (PL, 1 vote), Senate (RO, 1 vote), Chamber of Deputies (RO, 1 vote), National Council (SK, 2 votes).

Resoned opinions on COM(2016) 128 in IPEX

  • European Commission action:
    • 11.05.2016, confirmation of triggering of the subsidiarity control mechanism of Article 7(2) of Protocol No 2 (no available document from EC meeting)
    • 20.07.2016, letter from Frans Timmermans, EC Vice-president
    • 20.07.2016, COM(2016) 505 - decision on maintaining COM(2016) 128 as complying with the principle of subsidiarity

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