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Minutes
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Tuesday, 20 October 2020 – Brussels Provisional edition

IN THE CHAIR: Pedro SILVA PEREIRA
Vice-President

1. Opening of the sitting

The sitting opened at 9.01.


2. Announcement of voting results

The President read out the results of the votes on:

Amending Regulation (EU) No 168/2013 as regards specific measures on L-category end-of-series vehicles in response to the COVID-19 pandemic ***I
Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 168/2013 as regards specific measures on L-category end-of-series vehicles in response to the COVID-19 outbreak [COM(2020)0491 – C9-0285/2020 – 2020/0251(COD)] – Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. Rapporteur: Maria Grapini (A9-0190/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Adopted by single vote (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0268)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 1)

Parliament’s first reading thus closed.

Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund: application EGF/2020/001 ES/Galicia shipbuilding ancillary sectors
Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund following an application from Spain – EGF/2020/001 ES/Galicia shipbuilding ancillary sectors [COM(2020)0485 – C9-0294/2020 – 2020/1996(BUD)] – Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Valérie Hayer (A9-0192/2020)

(Majority of Parliament’s component Members and three fifths of the votes cast required)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0269)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 2)

Discharge 2018: General budget of the EU – European Economic and Social Committee
Second report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018, Section VI – European Economic and Social Committee [2019/2060(DEC)] – Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A9-0188/2020).
The vote on the first report (A9-0078/2020) had been taken on 13 May 2020 (Minutes of 13.5.2020, Item 20).

(Simple majority needed)

PROPOSAL FOR A DECISION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0270)

Discharge was refused (see Annex V, Article 5(2)(b) to the Rules of Procedure).

(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 3)

Discharge 2018: General budget of the EU – European Council and Council
Second report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018, Section II – European Council and Council [2019/2057(DEC)] – Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A9-0189/2020).
The vote on the first report (A9-0038/2020) had been taken on 13 May 2020 (Minutes of 13.5.2020, Item 20).

(Simple majority needed)

PROPOSAL FOR A DECISION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0271)

Discharge was refused (see Annex V, Article 5(2)(b) to the Rules of Procedure).

(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 4)

(The sitting was suspended at 9.03.)


3. Resumption of the sitting

The sitting resumed at 9.17.


4. First voting session

Parliament voted on the amendments to:

—   Recommendation to the Council and the VPC/HR concerning the implementation and governance of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)
Report on a European Parliament recommendation to the Council and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy concerning the implementation and governance of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) [2020/2080(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Radosław Sikorski (A9-0165/2020);

—   Report on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with the Republic of Moldova
Report on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with the Republic of Moldova [2019/2201(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Dragoş Tudorache (A9-0166/2020);

—   Discharge 2018: General budget of the EU – European Economic and Social Committee
Second report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018, Section VI – European Economic and Social Committee [2019/2060(DEC)] – Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A9-0188/2020)
The vote on the first report (A9-0078/2020) had been held on 13 May 2020 (Minutes of 13.5.2020, Item 20);

—   Discharge 2018: General budget of the EU – European Council and Council
Second report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018, Section II – European Council and Council [2019/2057(DEC)] – Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A9-0189/2020)
The vote on the first report (A9-0038/2020) had been held on 13 May 2020 (Minutes of 13.5.2020, Item 20).

The following spoke: Tomáš Zdechovský (rapporteur) to make a statement in accordance with Rule 159(4).

The ballot would be open until 10.30.

The vote was taken.

The voting results would be announced at 13.00.


5. Common agricultural policy – support for strategic plans to be drawn up by Member States and financed by the EAGF and by the EAFRD – Common agricultural policy: financing, management and monitoring – Common agricultural policy – amendment of the CMO and other Regulations (debate)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing rules on support for strategic plans to be drawn up by Member States under the Common agricultural policy (CAP Strategic Plans) and financed by the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund (EAGF) and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and repealing Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EU) No 1307/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council [COM(2018)0392 – C8-0248/2018 – 2018/0216(COD)] – Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Peter Jahr (A8-0200/2019)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy and repealing Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 [COM(2018)0393 – C8-0247/2018- 2018/0217(COD)] – Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Ulrike Müller (A8-0199/2019)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulations (EU) No 1308/2013 establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products, (EU) No 1151/2012 on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs, (EU) No 251/2014 on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of aromatised wine products, (EU) No 228/2013 laying down specific measures for agriculture in the outermost regions of the Union and (EU) No 229/2013 laying down specific measures for agriculture in favour of the smaller Aegean islands [COM(2018)0394 – C8-0246/2018 – 2018/0218(COD)] – Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Eric Andrieu (A8-0198/2019)

Peter Jahr, Ulrike Müller and Eric Andrieu introduced the reports.

The following spoke: Christophe Hansen (rapporteur for the opinion of the ENVI Committee).

The following spoke: Janusz Wojciechowski (Member of the Commission).

The following spoke: Franc Bogovič (rapporteur for the opinion of the REGI Committee), Younous Omarjee (rapporteur for the opinion of the REGI Committee), Anne Sander, on behalf of the PPE Group, Iratxe García Pérez, on behalf of the S&D Group, and Jan Huitema, on behalf of the Renew Group.

IN THE CHAIR: Dimitrios PAPADIMOULIS
Vice-President

The following spoke: Mara Bizzotto, on behalf of the ID Group, Martin Häusling, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Bert-Jan Ruissen, on behalf of the ECR Group, Luke Ming Flanagan, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Dino Giarrusso, non-attached Member, Herbert Dorfmann, Maria Noichl, Martin Hlaváček, Gilles Lebreton, Benoît Biteau, Zbigniew Kuźmiuk, Mick Wallace, Daniela Rondinelli, Pina Picierno, Jarosław Kalinowski, Jérémy Decerle, Sylvia Limmer, Bas Eickhout, Krzysztof Jurgiel, Petros Kokkalis, Lefteris Nikolaou-Alavanos, Daniel Buda, Paolo De Castro, Dacian Cioloş, Angelo Ciocca, Thomas Waitz, Mazaly Aguilar, Anja Hazekamp, Mislav Kolakušić, Juan Ignacio Zoido Álvarez, Günther Sidl, Asger Christensen, Jaak Madison, Grace O’Sullivan, Veronika Vrecionová, Chris MacManus and Álvaro Amaro.

IN THE CHAIR: Othmar KARAS
Vice-President

The following spoke: Jytte Guteland, Elsi Katainen, Roman Haider, Francisco Guerreiro, Emmanouil Fragkos, Eugenia Rodríguez Palop, Petri Sarvamaa, Isabel Carvalhais, Pascal Canfin, Rosanna Conte, Anna Deparnay-Grunenberg, Andrey Slabakov, Manuel Bompard, Salvatore De Meo, Carmen Avram, Atidzhe Alieva-Veli, Hélène Laporte, Pär Holmgren, Robert Roos, Balázs Hidvéghi, Clara Aguilera, Charles Goerens, Gianantonio Da Re, Beata Mazurek, Michaela Šojdrová, Hilde Vautmans, Angel Dzhambazki, Asim Ademov, Benoît Lutgen, Riho Terras, Seán Kelly, Krzysztof Hetman, Gabriel Mato, Simone Schmiedtbauer and Pernille Weiss.

The following spoke: Peter Jahr, Ulrike Müller and Janusz Wojciechowski.

The debate closed.

Vote: 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020 (amendments); 23 October 2020 (final vote).


6. Amendment of the agenda

Following consultations with the political groups, the President proposed that the results of the third voting session should be announced that evening at 23.00 instead of the following day at 9.00.

In addition, the votes had been redistributed over different voting sessions based on the number of amendments and the number of requests for split and separate votes.

Information concerning the redistribution of votes over the different voting sessions was available on Parliament’s website under the heading ‘Priority information’.

Parliament agreed to this proposal. The agenda was duly altered.

(The sitting was suspended at 12.43.)


7. Resumption of the sitting

The sitting resumed at 13.12.


8. Announcement of voting results

The President read out the results of the votes on:

Recommendation to the Council and the VPC/HR concerning the Implementation and governance of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)
Report on a European Parliament recommendation to the Council and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy concerning the implementation and governance of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) [2020/2080(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Radosław Sikorski (A9-0165/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENTS

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0278)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 11)

Report on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with the Republic of Moldova
Report on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with the Republic of Moldova [2019/2201(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Dragoş Tudorache (A9-0166/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENTS

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0279)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 12)

Discharge 2018: General budget of the EU – European Economic and Social Committee
Second report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018, Section VI – European Economic and Social Committee [2019/2060(DEC)] – Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A9-0188/2020)
The vote on the first report (A9-0078/2020) had been taken on 13 May 2020 (Minutes of 13.5.2020, Item 20)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENT

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0270)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 3)

Discharge 2018: General budget of the EU – European Council and Council
Second report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018, Section II – European Council and Council [2019/2057(DEC)] – Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A9-0189/2020)
The vote on the first report (A9-0038/2020) had been taken on 13 May 2020 (Minutes of 13.5.2020, Item 20)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENT

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0271)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 4)

(The sitting was suspended at 13.21.)


IN THE CHAIR: Klára DOBREV
Vice-President

9. Resumption of the sitting

The sitting resumed at 14.30.


10. Second voting session

Parliament took the final vote on:

—   Discharge 2018: General budget of the EU – European Economic and Social Committee
Second report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018, Section VI – European Economic and Social Committee [2019/2060(DEC)] – Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A9-0188/2020).
The vote on the first report (A9-0078/2020) had been held on 13 May 2020 (Minutes of 13.5.2020, Item 20);

—   Discharge 2018: General budget of the EU – European Council and Council
Second report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018, Section II – European Council and Council [2019/2057(DEC)] – Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A9-0189/2020).
The vote on the first report (A9-0038/2020) had been held on 13 May 2020 (Minutes of 13.5.2020, Item 20).

Parliament voted on the amendments to:

—   Digital Services Act: Improving the functioning of the Single Market
Report with recommendations to the Commission on the Digital Services Act: Improving the functioning of the Single Market [2020/2018(INL)] – Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. Rapporteur: Alex Agius Saliba (A9-0181/2020);

—   Digital Services Act: adapting commercial and civil law rules for commercial entities operating online
Report with recommendations to the Commission on a Digital Services Act: adapting commercial and civil law rules for commercial entities operating online [2020/2019(INL)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Tiemo Wölken (A9-0177/2020);

—   Framework of ethical aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics and related technologies
Report with recommendations to the Commission on a framework of ethical aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics and related technologies [2020/2012(INL)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Ibán García Del Blanco (A9-0186/2020);

—   Intellectual property rights for the development of artificial intelligence technologies
Report on intellectual property rights for the development of artificial intelligence technologies [2020/2015(INI)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Stéphane Séjourné (A9-0176/2020).

The ballot would be open until15.45.

The vote was taken.

The voting results would be announced at18.15.

(The sitting was suspended at 14.31.)


IN THE CHAIR: Katarina BARLEY
Vice-President

11. Resumption of the sitting

The sitting resumed at 15.01.


12. Commission Work Programme 2021 (debate)

Commission statement: Commission Work Programme 2021 (2020/2772(RSP))

Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President of the Commission) made the statement.

The following spoke: Andrey Kovatchev, on behalf of the PPE Group, Pedro Marques, on behalf of the S&D Group, Malik Azmani, on behalf of the Renew Group, Harald Vilimsky, on behalf of the ID Group, Philippe Lamberts, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, and Dimitrios Papadimoulis, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group.

The following spoke: Maroš Šefčovič.

The debate closed.


13. Recommendation to the Council, the Commission and the VPC/HR on relations with Belarus (debate)

Report on a European Parliament recommendation to the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on relations with Belarus [2020/2081(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Petras Auštrevičius (A9-0167/2020)

Petras Auštrevičius introduced the report.

The following spoke: Josep Borrell Fontelles (Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy).

The following spoke: Andrius Kubilius, on behalf of the PPE Group, Tonino Picula, on behalf of the S&D Group, Thierry Mariani, on behalf of the ID Group, Viola Von Cramon-Taubadel, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Anna Fotyga, on behalf of the ECR Group, Idoia Villanueva Ruiz, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Andrzej Halicki, Kati Piri, Isabel Wiseler-Lima and Miriam Lexmann.

The following spoke: Josep Borrell Fontelles and Petras Auštrevičius.

The debate closed.

Vote: 20 October 2020 (amendments); 21 October 2020 (final vote).


14. Recommendation to the VPC/HR and to the Council in preparation of the 10th Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty (NPT) review process, nuclear arms control and nuclear disarmament options (debate)

Report on a European Parliament recommendation to the Council and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy concerning the preparation of the 2020 Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty (NPT) review process, nuclear arms control and nuclear disarmament options [2020/2004(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Sven Mikser (A9-0020/2020)

Sven Mikser introduced the report.

The following spoke: Josep Borrell Fontelles (Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy).

The following spoke: Lukas Mandl, on behalf of the PPE Group, Andreas Schieder, on behalf of the S&D Group, Petras Auštrevičius, on behalf of the Renew Group, Jérôme Rivière, on behalf of the ID Group, Mounir Satouri, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, and Özlem Demirel, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group.

IN THE CHAIR: Heidi HAUTALA
Vice-President

The following spoke: Fabio Massimo Castaldo, non-attached Member.

The following spoke: Josep Borrell Fontelles.

The debate closed.

Vote: 20 October 2020 (amendments); 21 October 2020 (final vote).


15. Police brutality within the EU (debate)

Council and Commission statements: Police brutality within the EU (2020/2823(RSP))

Michael Roth (President-in-Office of the Council) and Ylva Johansson (Member of the Commission) made the statements.

The following spoke: Vladimír Bilčík, on behalf of the PPE Group, Birgit Sippel, on behalf of the S&D Group, Sophia in ‘t Veld, on behalf of the Renew Group, Lars Patrick Berg, on behalf of the ID Group, Diana Riba i Giner, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Lucia Ďuriš Nicholsonová, on behalf of the ECR Group, Clare Daly, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Ivan Štefanec, Kathleen Van Brempt, Michal Šimečka, Silvia Sardone, Alviina Alametsä, Joachim Stanisław Brudziński, Robert Hajšel, Jérôme Rivière, Patryk Jaki, Assita Kanko, Angel Dzhambazki and Antoni Comín i Oliveres.

The following spoke: Ylva Johansson and Michael Roth.

The debate closed.

(The sitting was suspended at 17.30.)


16. Resumption of the sitting

The sitting resumed at 18.18.


17. Announcement of voting results

The President read out the results of the votes on:

Discharge 2018: General budget of the EU – European Economic and Social Committee
Second report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018, Section VI – European Economic and Social Committee [2019/2060(DEC)] – Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A9-0188/2020)
The vote on the first report (A9-0078/2020) had been taken on 13 May 2020 (Minutes of 13.5.2020, Item 20)

(Simple majority needed)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0270)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 3)

Discharge 2018: General budget of the EU – European Council and Council
Second report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018, Section II – European Council and Council [2019/2057(DEC)] – Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A9-0189/2020)
The vote on the first report (A9-0038/2020) had been taken on 13 May 2020 (Minutes of 13.5.2020, Item 20)

(Simple majority needed)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0271)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 4)

Digital Services Act: Improving the functioning of the Single Market
Report with recommendations to the Commission on the Digital Services Act: Improving the functioning of the Single Market [2020/2018(INL)] – Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. Rapporteur: Alex Agius Saliba (A9-0181/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENTS

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0272)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 5)

Digital Services Act: adapting commercial and civil law rules for commercial entities operating online
Report with recommendations to the Commission on a Digital Services Act: adapting commercial and civil law rules for commercial entities operating online [2020/2019(INL)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Tiemo Wölken (A9-0177/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENTS

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0273)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 6)

Framework of ethical aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics and related technologies
Report with recommendations to the Commission on a framework of ethical aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics and related technologies [2020/2012(INL)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Ibán García Del Blanco (A9-0186/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENTS

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0275)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 8)

Intellectual property rights for the development of artificial intelligence technologies
Report on intellectual property rights for the development of artificial intelligence technologies [2020/2015(INI)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Stéphane Séjourné (A9-0176/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENTS

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0277)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 10)


IN THE CHAIR: Marcel KOLAJA
Vice-President

18. Resumption of the sitting

The sitting resumed at 20.00.


19. Third voting session

Parliament voted on the amendments to:

—   Common agricultural policy – support for strategic plans to be drawn up by Member States and financed by the EAGF and by the EAFRD ***I
Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing rules on support for strategic plans to be drawn up by Member States under the Common agricultural policy (CAP Strategic Plans) and financed by the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund (EAGF) and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and repealing Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EU) No 1307/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council [COM(2018)0392 – C8-0248/2018 – 2018/0216(COD)] – Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Peter Jahr (A8-0200/2019);

—   Common agricultural policy: financing, management and monitoring ***I
Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy and repealing Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 [COM(2018)0393 – C8-0247/2018- 2018/0217(COD)] – Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Ulrike Müller (A8-0199/2019).

Parliament took the final vote on:

—   Digital Services Act: Improving the functioning of the Single Market
Report with recommendations to the Commission on the Digital Services Act: Improving the functioning of the Single Market [2020/2018(INL)] – Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. Rapporteur: Alex Agius Saliba (A9-0181/2020);

—   Digital Services Act: adapting commercial and civil law rules for commercial entities operating online
Report with recommendations to the Commission on a Digital Services Act: adapting commercial and civil law rules for commercial entities operating online [2020/2019(INL)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Tiemo Wölken (A9-0177/2020);

—   Digital Services Act and fundamental rights issues posed
Report on the Digital Services Act and fundamental rights issues posed [2020/2022(INI)] – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Kris Peeters (A9-0172/2020);

—   Framework of ethical aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics and related technologies
Report with recommendations to the Commission on a framework of ethical aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics and related technologies [2020/2012(INL)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Ibán García Del Blanco (A9-0186/2020);

—   Civil liability regime for artificial intelligence
Report with recommendations to the Commission on a civil liability regime for artificial intelligence [2020/2014(INL)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Axel Voss (A9-0178/2020);

—   Intellectual property rights for the development of artificial intelligence technologies
Report on intellectual property rights for the development of artificial intelligence technologies [2020/2015(INI)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Stéphane Séjourné (A9-0176/2020);

—   Recommendation to the Council and the VPC/HR concerning the Implementation and governance of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)
Report on a European Parliament recommendation to the Council and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy concerning the implementation and governance of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) [2020/2080(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Radosław Sikorski (A9-0165/2020);

—   Report on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with the Republic of Moldova
Report on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with the Republic of Moldova [2019/2201(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Dragoş Tudorache (A9-0166/2020).

Parliament voted on the amendments to:

—   Recommendation to the Council, the Commission and the VPC/HR on relations with Belarus
Report on a European Parliament recommendation to the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on relations with Belarus [2020/2081(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Petras Auštrevičius (A9-0167/2020);

—   Recommendation to the VPC/HR and to the Council in preparation of the 10th Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty (NPT) review process, nuclear arms control and nuclear disarmament options
Report on a European Parliament recommendation to the Council and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy concerning the preparation of the 2020 Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty (NPT) review process, nuclear arms control and nuclear disarmament options [2020/2004(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Sven Mikser (A9-0020/2020).

The ballot would be open until 21.15.

The vote was taken.

The voting results would be announced at 23.00.

(The sitting was suspended at 20.01.)


IN THE CHAIR: Othmar KARAS
Vice-President

20. Resumption of the sitting

The sitting resumed at 23.00.


21. Announcement of voting results

The President read out the results of the votes on:

Common agricultural policy – support for strategic plans to be drawn up by Member States and financed by the EAGF and by the EAFRD ***I
Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing rules on support for strategic plans to be drawn up by Member States under the Common agricultural policy (CAP Strategic Plans) and financed by the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund (EAGF) and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and repealing Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EU) No 1307/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council [COM(2018)0392 – C8-0248/2018 – 2018/0216(COD)] – Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Peter Jahr (A8-0200/2019)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENTS

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0287)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 21)

Common agricultural policy: financing, management and monitoring ***I
Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy and repealing Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 [COM(2018)0393 – C8-0247/2018- 2018/0217(COD)] – Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Ulrike Müller (A8-0199/2019)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENTS

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0288)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 22)

Digital Services Act: Improving the functioning of the Single Market
Report with recommendations to the Commission on the Digital Services Act: Improving the functioning of the Single Market [2020/2018(INL)] – Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. Rapporteur: Alex Agius Saliba (A9-0181/2020)

(Majority of Parliament’s component Members required)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0272)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 5)

Digital Services Act: adapting commercial and civil law rules for commercial entities operating online
Report with recommendations to the Commission on a Digital Services Act: adapting commercial and civil law rules for commercial entities operating online [2020/2019(INL)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Tiemo Wölken (A9-0177/2020)

(Majority of Parliament’s component Members required)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0273)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 6)

Digital Services Act and fundamental rights issues posed
Report on the Digital Services Act and fundamental rights issues posed [2020/2022(INI)] – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Kris Peeters (A9-0172/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0274)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 7)

Framework of ethical aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics and related technologies
Report with recommendations to the Commission on a framework of ethical aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics and related technologies [2020/2012(INL)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Ibán García Del Blanco (A9-0186/2020)

(Majority of Parliament’s component Members required)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0275)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 8)

Civil liability regime for artificial intelligence
Report with recommendations to the Commission on a civil liability regime for artificial intelligence [2020/2014(INL)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Axel Voss (A9-0178/2020)

(Majority of Parliament’s component Members required)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0276)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 9)

Intellectual property rights for the development of artificial intelligence technologies
Report on intellectual property rights for the development of artificial intelligence technologies [2020/2015(INI)] – Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Stéphane Séjourné (A9-0176/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0277)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 10)

Recommendation to the Council and the VPC/HR concerning the Implementation and governance of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)
Report on a European Parliament recommendation to the Council and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy concerning the implementation and governance of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) [2020/2080(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Radosław Sikorski (A9-0165/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0278)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 11)

Report on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with the Republic of Moldova
Report on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with the Republic of Moldova [2019/2201(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Dragoş Tudorache (A9-0166/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0279)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 12)

Recommendation to the Council, the Commission and the VPC/HR on relations with Belarus
Report on a European Parliament recommendation to the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on relations with Belarus [2020/2081(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Petras Auštrevičius (A9-0167/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENTS

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0280)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 13)

Recommendation to the VPC/HR and to the Council in preparation of the 10th Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty (NPT) review process, nuclear arms control and nuclear disarmament options
Report on a European Parliament recommendation to the Council and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy concerning the preparation of the 2020 Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty (NPT) review process, nuclear arms control and nuclear disarmament options [2020/2004(INI)] – Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Sven Mikser (A9-0020/2020)

(Simple majority needed)

AMENDMENTS

See Texts Adopted (P9_TA-PROV(2020)0281)
(Voting record: ‘Results of Votes’ of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 October 2020, Item 14)


22. Explanations of vote

Written explanations of vote:

Explanations of vote submitted in writing under Rule 194 appear on the Members’ pages on Parliament’s website.

Exceptionally, explanations of vote of a maximum of 400 words would be accepted.


23. Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Corrections to votes and voting intentions appear on Parliament’s website under ‘Results of roll-call votes’ as an annex to the minutes of the sitting. They are for information only and have no effect on the result of the vote as announced in plenary.

The document will be regularly updated in the two weeks following the part-session concerned.

After those two weeks, the list of corrections to votes and voting intentions will be finalised so that it can be translated and published in the Official Journal.


24. Agenda of the next sitting

The agenda of the next days sitting had been established (Agenda PE 659.661/OJME).


25. Closure of the sitting

The sitting closed at 23.12.

Klaus Welle

David Maria Sassoli

Secretary-General

President


ATTENDANCE REGISTER

Present:

Ademov Asim, Adinolfi Isabella, Agius Saliba Alex, Aguilar Mazaly, Aguilera Clara, Alexandrov Yordanov Alexander, Alfonsi François, Alieva-Veli Atidzhe, Anderson Christine, Andrews Barry, Andrieu Eric, Androulakis Nikos, Angel Marc, Annemans Gerolf, Ansip Andrus, Arias Echeverría Pablo, Arłukowicz Bartosz, Arvanitis Konstantinos, Auštrevičius Petras, Avram Carmen, Azmani Malik, Balt Marek Paweł, Bardella Jordan, Bartolo Pietro, Băsescu Traian, Bay Nicolas, Beck Gunnar, Belka Marek, Benifei Brando, Bentele Hildegard, Biedroń Robert, Bielan Adam, Bijoux Stéphane, Bilbao Barandica Izaskun, Bilčík Vladimír, Biteau Benoît, Blaga Vasile, Bloss Michael, Bocskor Andrea, Bogovič Franc, Bompard Manuel, Borchia Paolo, Botoş Vlad-Marius, Boyer Gilles, Brudziński Joachim Stanisław, Buchheit Markus, Buda Daniel, Bullmann Udo, Campomenosi Marco, Cañas Jordi, Canfin Pascal, Carême Damien, Casa David, Castaldo Fabio Massimo, Cavazzini Anna, Ceccardi Susanna, Cerdas Sara, Chaibi Leila, Chastel Olivier, Christensen Asger, Christoforou Lefteris, Comín i Oliveres Antoni, Conte Rosanna, Corrao Ignazio, Crețu Corina, Cseh Katalin, Czarnecki Ryszard, Dalunde Jakop G., Daly Clare, Danti Nicola, Da Re Gianantonio, De Castro Paolo, Decerle Jérémy, Delbos-Corfield Gwendoline, Deli Andor, De Man Filip, Demirel Özlem, Deparnay-Grunenberg Anna, Dobrev Klára, Donato Francesca, Dorfmann Herbert, Durá Ferrandis Estrella, Durand Pascal, Ďuriš Nicholsonová Lucia, Dzhambazki Angel, Eppink Derk Jan, Eroglu Engin, Falcă Gheorghe, Ferber Markus, Fernandes José Manuel, Fernández Jonás, Ferrandino Giuseppe, Ferrara Laura, Flego Valter, Fotyga Anna, Fourlas Loucas, Fragkos Emmanouil, Frankowski Tomasz, Franz Romeo, Freund Daniel, Fritzon Heléne, Gál Kinga, García Del Blanco Ibán, García-Margallo y Marfil José Manuel, García Muñoz Isabel, Gardiazabal Rubial Eider, Geese Alexandra, Georgiou Giorgos, Geuking Helmut, Giarrusso Dino, Giegold Sven, Goerens Charles, González Mónica Silvana, González Casares Nicolás, González Pons Esteban, Gozi Sandro, de Graaff Marcel, Grapini Maria, Griset Catherine, Gruffat Claude, Guillaume Sylvie, Gusmão José, Guteland Jytte, Gyöngyösi Márton, Győri Enikő, Hahn Svenja, Haider Roman, Hajšel Robert, Hakkarainen Teuvo, Halicki Andrzej, Hansen Christophe, Häusling Martin, Hautala Heidi, Hazekamp Anja, Heide Hannes, Heinäluoma Eero, Herbst Niclas, Herzberger-Fofana Pierrette, Hidvéghi Balázs, Hlaváček Martin, Hojsík Martin, Holmgren Pär, Hortefeux Brice, Hristov Ivo, Hübner Danuta Maria, Huhtasaari Laura, Huitema Jan, Incir Evin, in ‘t Veld Sophia, Jahr Peter, Jakeliūnas Stasys, Jaki Patryk, Jamet France, Jurgiel Krzysztof, Jurzyca Eugen, Juvin Herve, Kaili Eva, Kaljurand Marina, Kammerevert Petra, Kanko Assita, Karas Othmar, Karski Karol, Kelleher Billy, Kelly Seán, Kempa Beata, Kizilyürek Niyazi, Kloc Izabela-Helena, Knotek Ondřej, Kohut Łukasz, Kolaja Marcel, Kolakušić Mislav, Konstantinou Athanasios, Kopacz Ewa, Kopcińska Joanna, Körner Moritz, Kountoura Elena, Kovatchev Andrey, Krah Maximilian, Kruk Elżbieta, Kubilius Andrius, Kuhnke Alice, Kuhs Joachim, Kuźmiuk Zbigniew, Kyrtsos Georgios, Kyuchyuk Ilhan, Lacapelle Jean-Lin, Lagodinsky Sergey, Lagos Ioannis, de Lange Esther, Laporte Hélène, Larrouturou Pierre, Lebreton Gilles, Lenaers Jeroen, Liberadzki Bogusław, Limmer Sylvia, Lins Norbert, Loiseau Nathalie, López Javi, López Aguilar Juan Fernando, López-Istúriz White Antonio, Luena César, Lutgen Benoît, MacManus Chris, Madison Jaak, Maldeikienė Aušra, Maldonado López Adriana, Manders Antonius, Mandl Lukas, Mariani Thierry, Marques Margarida, Marques Pedro, Martusciello Fulvio, Matias Marisa, Matić Predrag Fred, Mato Gabriel, Mavrides Costas, Mayer Georg, Mazurek Beata, Mebarek Nora, Melbārde Dace, Meuthen Jörg, Mikser Sven, Miller Leszek, Molnár Csaba, Montserrat Dolors, Moreno Sánchez Javier, Moretti Alessandra, Możdżanowska Andżelika Anna, Müller Ulrike, Mureşan Siegfried, Nagtegaal Caroline, Neumann Hannah, Neuser Norbert, Niinistö Ville, Noichl Maria, Oetjen Jan-Christoph, Olivier Philippe, Omarjee Younous, O’Sullivan Grace, Paet Urmas, Pagazaurtundúa Maite, Papadakis Demetris, Papadimoulis Dimitrios, Pedicini Piernicola, Pelletier Anne-Sophie, Penkova Tsvetelina, Pereira Sandra, Picierno Pina, Pieper Markus, Pignedoli Sabrina, Pirbakas Maxette, Pîslaru Dragoș, Pollák Peter, Ponsatí Obiols Clara, Poręba Tomasz Piotr, Procaccini Nicola, Puigdemont i Casamajó Carles, Rafalska Elżbieta, Regner Evelyn, Reil Guido, Reintke Terry, Ries Frédérique, Ripa Manuela, Riquet Dominique, Rivière Jérôme, Rodríguez Palop Eugenia, Rodríguez Ramos María Soraya, Rónai Sándor, Rookmaker Dorien, Roos Robert, Ros Sempere Marcos, Ruissen Bert-Jan, Ruiz Devesa Domènec, Salini Massimiliano, Sánchez Amor Nacho, Sardone Silvia, Sarvamaa Petri, Saryusz-Wolski Jacek, Sassoli David Maria, Satouri Mounir, Schaldemose Christel, Schieder Andreas, Schmiedtbauer Simone, Schuster Joachim, Schwab Andreas, Sidl Günther, Silva Pereira Pedro, Sinčić Ivan Vilibor, Sippel Birgit, Sokol Tomislav, Solís Pérez Susana, Sonneborn Martin, Spurek Sylwia, Spyraki Maria, Stanishev Sergei, Štefanec Ivan, Strugariu Ramona, Szydło Beata, Tarabella Marc, Tarczyński Dominik, Tardino Annalisa, Terras Riho, Tobé Tomas, Tobiszowski Grzegorz, Tomac Eugen, Toom Yana, Tóth Edina, Tovaglieri Isabella, Trócsányi László, Tudorache Dragoş, Tudose Mihai, Urtasun Ernest, Ušakovs Nils, Van Brempt Kathleen, Vandendriessche Tom, Van Overtveldt Johan, Vautmans Hilde, Vedrenne Marie-Pierre, Verhofstadt Guy, Vilimsky Harald, Vincze Loránt, Von Cramon-Taubadel Viola, Voss Axel, Vuolo Lucia, Waitz Thomas, Wallace Mick, Weimers Charlie, Weiss Pernille, Wieland Rainer, Wiezik Michal, Winkler Iuliu, Wiseler-Lima Isabel, Wiśniewska Jadwiga, Wölken Tiemo, Yoncheva Elena, Zacharopoulou Chrysoula, Zagorakis Theodoros, Zambelli Stefania, Zarzalejos Javier, Zdechovský Tomáš, Zimniok Bernhard, Złotowski Kosma, Zoido Álvarez Juan Ignacio, Zorrinho Carlos, Zovko Željana

Excused:

Beňová Monika

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