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This table provides possible stages of the EU budget preparatory actions and pilot projects. It has been developed specifically for the EU budget as Linked Open Data project.

Authority code Status Name Description Provenance
CPA current Completion preparatory action A preparatory action – normally the successor of a successful pilot project on the same matter – is designed to prepare proposals with a view to the adoption of actions like EU policies, legislation, programmes etc. with funding for not more than three (further) years during which time a legal base needs to be established in secondary legislation, if the action is to continue beyond the three years. CPA is the completion of a preparatory action. OP
CPP current Completion pilot project A pilot project is an initiative ‘of an experimental nature designed to test the feasibility of an action and its usefulness’ and permits appropriations for it to be entered in the EU budget for not more than two consecutive financial years. CPP is the completion of a pilot project. OP
PA1 current Preparatory action first year A preparatory action – normally the successor of a successful pilot project on the same matter – is designed to prepare proposals with a view to the adoption of actions like EU policies, legislation, programmes etc. with funding for not more than three (further) years during which time a legal base needs to be established in secondary legislation, if the action is to continue beyond the three years. PA1 is the first year of a preparatory action. OP
PA2 current Preparatory action second year A preparatory action – normally the successor of a successful pilot project on the same matter – is designed to prepare proposals with a view to the adoption of actions like EU policies, legislation, programmes etc. with funding for not more than three (further) years during which time a legal base needs to be established in secondary legislation, if the action is to continue beyond the three years. PA2 is the second year of a preparatory action. OP
PA3 current Preparatory action third year A preparatory action – normally the successor of a successful pilot project on the same matter – is designed to prepare proposals with a view to the adoption of actions like EU policies, legislation, programmes etc. with funding for not more than three (further) years during which time a legal base needs to be established in secondary legislation, if the action is to continue beyond the three years. PA3 is the third year of a preparatory action. OP
PP1 current Pilot project first year A pilot project is an initiative ‘of an experimental nature designed to test the feasibility of an action and its usefulness’ and permits appropriations for it to be entered in the EU budget for not more than two consecutive financial years. PP1 is the first year of a pilot project. OP
PP2 current Pilot project second year A pilot project is an initiative ‘of an experimental nature designed to test the feasibility of an action and its usefulness’ and permits appropriations for it to be entered in the EU budget for not more than two consecutive financial years. PP2 is the second year of a pilot project. OP