The Committee on Budgets will look into the Commission's Draft Budget for the year 2019 together with Günther Oettinger, Commissioner responsible for the Budget and Human Resources, on 23.05.18. This meeting will take place right after the Draft Budget’s adoption by the college of Commissioners and kicks off the annual budgetary procedure, whereby Parliament is expected to respond to Council's position on the Draft Budget in the Autumn.
The Committee on Transport and Tourism will vote on the road charging part of the Mobility Package, and on the legislative report on vehicles hired without drivers, during its meeting of 24.05.18. The Committee will also hold a public hearing with stakeholders on the impact of Brexit on the rights of passengers and transport workers.
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will vote on its resolution on the adequacy of the protection afforded by the EU-US Privacy Shield, on 24.05.18. It will also vote on its reports on remaining provisions of the Schengen acquis relating to the Schengen Information System in Bulgaria and Romania, and on the EU-Switzerland and the EU-Iceland agreements on supplementary rules in relation to the instrument for financial support for external borders and visa.
The Committee on Constitutional Affairs will look into amendments to the new legislative proposal on the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) Regulation on 24.05.18. The draft report aims to, amongst other things, provide more flexibility and support to the organisers of an ECI, to oblige the Commission to deliver a detailed analysis and justification should it refuse to register an initiative and to enhance the political follow-up by the Commission of successful initiatives.
The Committee on Employment and Social Affairs will hold a Structured Dialogue with Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, Valdis Dombrovskis, on 24.05.18. It will also hold a Structured Dialogue and discuss the Commission’s proposal for a European Labour Authority (ELA) with Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour. This will be followed by a workshop on the ELA proposal.