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C 377/2 Official Journal of the European Communities EN 29.12.

2000

Monday 13 March 2000

 Plooij-van Gorsel, who thanked Mrs Banotti for her efforts;
 Jonckheer, who asked the President to send a letter to the President of the Iranian Republic on the
situation concerning five students arrested in July 1999 and still in prison, one of whom had been
sentenced to death, with a view, at the very least, to commuting this death sentence (the President
promised to do so);
 Blak and Seppänen on Mrs Banotti’s announcement regarding television channels.

3. Membership of committees

At the request of the PSE and UEN Groups, Parliament approved the following appointments:
 Committee on Budgetary Control: Mrs Caullery to replace Mr Hyland,
 Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs: Mr Hyland to replace Mrs Caullery,
 Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market: Mrs McCarthy to replace Mr Moraes,
 Committee on Employment and Social Affairs: Mr Moraes to replace Mr Skinner,
 Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism: Mrs Honeyball to replace Mrs McCarthy.

4. Documents received

The President had received the following texts:
(a) from the Council:
(aa) requests for opinions on:
 Proposal for a Council regulation on support to bodies set up by the international commun-
ity after conflicts either to take charge of the interim civilian administration of certain regions
or to implement peace agreements (COM(2000) 95  C5-0118/2000  2000/0042(CNS))
referred to responsible: BUDG
opinion: AFET, CONT
legal basis: Article 308 EC
 Proposal for a Council decision on the implementation of a programme to encourage the
development, distribution and promotion of European audiovisual works (MEDIA Plus 
Development, Distribution and Promotion) (2001-2005) (COM(1999) 658  C5-0119/2000
 1999/0276(CNS))
referred to responsible: CULT
opinion: BUDG, JURI, ITRE, EMPL
legal basis: Article 157(3) EC
 Proposal for a Council decision creating a European Refugee Fund (COM(1999) 686 
C5-0120/2000  1999/0274(CNS))
referred to responsible: LIBE
opinion: AFET, BUDG, CONT, EMPL
legal basis: Article 63(2) EC

(ab) opinions on proposals for transfers of appropriations:
 Opinion of the Council on transfer of appropriations No 01/2000 between Chapters in
Section V  Court of Auditors  of the General Budget for the European Union for the
financial year 2000 (C5-0131/2000  2000/2029(GBD))
referred to responsible: BUDG
 Opinion of the Council on transfer of appropriations No 02/2000 between Chapters in Sec-
tion VII  Committee of the Regions  of the General Budget for the European Union for
the financial year 2000 (C5-0132/2000  2000/2035(GBD))
referred to responsible: BUDG