Voted: EU Regulation on transmissible animal diseases ("Animal Health Law")

Current status: Voted

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Rapporteur: MEP Marit Paulsen

Shadow Rapporteurs (until June 2014):

Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI): MEP Elisabeth Jeggle

Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI): MEP Kartika Liotard

Committee for Fisheries (PECH): MEP Isabella Lövin


Shadow Rapporteurs (up from June 2014):

Herbert Dorfmann (EPP,IT),
Michela Giuffrida (S&D, IT),
Janusz Wojciechowski (ECR, PL),
Alyn Smith (Greens/EFA, UK)
Anja Hazekamp (GUE/NGL, NL)
Marco Zullo (EFDD, IT)


Time Schedule and legislative process

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2010: very first draft proposal

6.05.2013 Legislative proposal for a single, comprehensive animal health law to replace the complicated animal health rules currently in place

12.06.2013 AGRI Committee appointed as responsible committee with MEP Paulsen as rapporteur (PECH and ENVI Committees have been appointed for opinion)

30.10.2013 MEP Paulsen – Draft Report of AGRI

5-9.12.2013 Amendments tabled in AGRI committee (785 Amendments)

27.01.2014 Opinion of the ENVI Committee

30.01.2014 Opinion of the PECH Committee

15.04.2014  Debate in the EU Parliament / plenary 1st reading / Vote  Please find here the text voted by the plenary:

03.09.2014 Opening of the trialogue

01.06.2015  end of the Trilogue with a Press Conference and an EU Official press Release

02.12.2015 and 17.12.2015  Position of the Council after first reading

23/25.02.2016 Recommendation of the Council for second reading 

07.03.2016 Debate in the EP Pleanry
08.03.2016 final vote