Official Journal of the European Union

CE 67/149

Extension of the EC-USA agreement for scientific and technological cooperation *


European Parliament legislative resolution of 3 February 2009 on the proposal for a Council decision concerning the extension of the Agreement for scientific and technological cooperation between the European Community and the Government of the United States of America (COM(2008)0581 – C6-0392/2008 – 2008/0184(CNS))

(2010/C 67 E/21)

(Consultation procedure)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the proposal for a Council decision (COM(2008)0581),

having regard to Decision No 1982/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2007-2013) (1),

having regard to Article 170 and Article 300(2), first subparagraph of the EC Treaty,

having regard to Article 300(3), first subparagraph, of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Council consulted Parliament (C6-0392/2008),

having regard to Rules 51, 83(7) and 43(1) of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (A6-0006/2009),


Approves extension of the Agreement;


Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and Commission, and the governments and parliaments of the Member States and of the United States of America.

(1)  OJ L 412, 30.12.2006, p. 1.