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Report
EU DIRECTIVE ON HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES IN E&E (“RoHS” DIRECTIVE)
FROM DRAFT PROPOSAL TO FINAL IMPLEMENTATION
Note that this timeline refers to the earliest possible dates for the completion of
each stage in the procedure. (Last updated 27 February 2002 )
EC: Commission
CL: Council
EUROPEAN
PARLIAMENT (EP)
YELLOW SHADED BOX INDICATES CURRENT
STAGE OF THE PROCEDURE
COUNCIL OF MINISTERS
(EU MEMBER STATES)
EUROPEAN
COMMISSION
EP: Parliament
COMMISSION ISSUED
PROPOSAL
EC JUNE 2000
EP JAN-FEB 01
RAPPORTEUR FLORENZ
APPOINTED AND DRAFTS
REPORT
ENVIRONMENT
MINISTRY
WORKING
GROUP
MEETINGS
CL JAN-MAY 01
EP MARCH 01
EP ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
DISCUSSION
EP APRIL 01
EP ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
AMENDMENTS DEADLINE
EP 26 APRIL 01
EP ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
VOTE
EP 15 MAY 01
EC JUNE 01
CL SEPTEMBER 01
EP PLENARY VOTE
(1st READING)
EP 13 DECEMBER 01
EP ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
RECEIVES COMMON POSITION
(2nd READING)
EP 19 FEBRUARY 02
EP ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
DISCUSSION
EP 28 FEBRUARY 02
EP ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
AMENDMENTS DEADLINE
EP 21 MARCH 02
EP ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
VOTE
EP 8-11 APRIL 02
CL End APRIL 02
CL JULY 02
SEPTEMBER 02
OCTOBER 02
COUNCIL ADOPTED
COMMON POSITION
(1st STAGE
AGREEMENT)
COMMISSION
AMENDED PROPOSAL
COUNCIL AGREES AND
ADOPTS
EP PLENARY VOTE
COUNCIL REJECTS SOME
EP AMENDMENTS
(2nd READING)
COMMISSION
AMENDED PROPOSAL
EP AND COUNCIL MEET TO NEGOTIATE
COMPROMISE TEXT (CONCILIATION PROCEDURE)
DIRECTIVE IS ADOPTED
MEMBER STATE NATIONAL
OFFICIALS VOTE
REJECTION (unlikely)
COMMISSION IN CONSULTATION WITH
MEMBER STATES TAKE EU RISK
ASSESSMENTS RESULTS INTO ACCOUNT AND
PROPOSE MODIFICATION TO THE
EXEMPTIONS IN ANNEX TO THE DIRECTIVE
COMMISSION ADOPTS ADAPTATION
TO DIRECTIVE
JAN 06 or JAN 07
ENTRY INTO FORCE OF A BAN ON PBB AND Penta-BDE IN E&E EQUIPMENT

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