News from the committees of June 7, 2022

The Senate committee met on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 to discuss progress in considering bills and other matters. The most important decisions are listed below. The complete list of decisions can be found in the so-called short notes of the relevant committees.

State of the Environment Act

The majority of the Infrastructure, Water Management and Environment and Economy and Climate / Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Committees decide not to cancel the reservation in plenary consideration of the draft Royal Decree on the entry into force of the Environment and Planning Act, as there is no The plenary session will take place on 21 June 2022. The committees decide instead to hold an oral consultation with the Minister for Housing and Spatial Planning, where no decision is to be made on the draft Royal Decree. On 14 June 2022, the committees will discuss the structure and duration of these consultations.

EU Directive proposal: Preparing consumers for the green transition

Input for written consultation is provided by the political groups VVD (Vos), GroenLinks (Kluit) and PvdD (Prast).

Proposal for an EU regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases

Input for written consultation is provided by the GroenLinks (Kluit) faction. The members of the PvdA and PvdD groups agree with the GreenLeft faction’s input.

Modernization of electronic administrative traffic law

The members of the VVD (Van den Berg) and PvdA (Koole) factions are contributing to the preliminary report.

Law that promotes the integrity and function of local government

Input to the preliminary report is provided by the groups VVD (Keunen), PVV (Van Hattem), ChristenUnie (Talsma) and OSF (Raven).

Adjustment of permit system for detection and recovery of geothermal energy

Input for further preliminary report is provided by the PVV faction (Faber).

Area directions

Report on written consultation with the Minister for Housing and Spatial Planning on the decision on the extension application from Dordrecht municipality for area designation

Input for further written consultation is provided by the PvdA (Koole) faction.

The Cabinet’s approach to climate policy

Letter from the State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management presenting the decision to amend the Executive Order on Living Environment and the Executive Order in connection with the limitation of carbon dioxide emissions from work-related passenger mobility

Input for written consultation in response to the letter from the Secretary of State for Infrastructure and Water Management of 19 April 2022 has been provided by the parties from GroenLinks (Kluit) and FVD (Dessing).

The Truck Tax Act

Input to the further preliminary report comes from the groups of GroenLinks (Kluit) and the faction Nanninga (Van Pareren).

Interim Decision Digital Corona Certificate

The J&V, VWS, BiZa / AZ committees decide to provide input for written consultation. This input is currently provided by the fraction of PVV (Van Hattem).

Revision of the Public Health Act

Input for written consultation is provided by the political groups in D66 (Van der Voort) and PVV (Van Hattem).

EU proposal: Proposal for a regulation amending the regulation on the digital EU-COVID certificate

Input for further written consultation is provided by the Nanninga Group (Van Pareren) and the PVV (Van Hattem) and PvdD (Nicolai) factions.

Legal tasks The Internationalization Education Act

The Committee on Education, Culture and Science submits a final report. The bill can be dismissed as a hammering.

Law new procedure for determining election results

The Committee on Internal Affairs / General Affairs submits a final report in order to reject the bill as a hammer blow.

Data exchange in the health care system

The Public Health, Welfare and Sports Committee held an oral consultation with Minister Kuipers for Public Health, Welfare and Sports on data exchange in the health care system.

Spring Note 2022

The Finance Committee wants to keep the possibility open that certain bills with amendments to the individual budget statements in connection with the Spring Memorandum 2022 after approval in the Folketing can be considered separately in plenary before the summer holidays. As the framework for the proposed budget amendments has been set by the updated spring memorandum 2022 as a result of an adjustment of the budget process, the committee does not want to exclude that the spring memorandum 2022 itself is also included in the consideration. of individual budget proposals, and that it may be suggested that the Minister of Finance be invited as well. The committee decides by a majority that there is no desire for a separate plenary debate on the Spring Memorandum 2022 as such.


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