OPP Meeting Summary: EP LIBE Committee – Vote on Respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications (ePrivacy Regulation) (19 October 2017)

Results of the Committee’s adoption of the draft report are now available.

EP LIBE Committee – 19 October 2017
9.  Respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC (Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications)
– Adoption of draft report
– Vote on the decision to enter into interinstitutional negotiations and of the composition of the negotiating team
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The Committee adopted the draft report (31/24/1) as amended. Results of votes on individual amendments are below.


Adopted (-)

Rejected (-)

Compromise Amendments

Adopted (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11A, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27)

Rejected (-)

The Committee voted on entering the interinstitutional negotiations (31/25/0).

Prior to the vote, Rapporteur Marju Lauristin (S&D, EE) thanked all the Shadows and their teams (including the EPP Group) who had worked to make the compromises. She stated that she had worked under intense pressure and it was the best result that they could have achieved.

Following the vote, Michał Boni (EPP, PL) thanked the Rapporteur for her work on the controversial file and wished her luck in her work in Estonia since she was leaving the Parliament.

Source: One Policy Place

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