Bernhard RAPKAY : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Vice-Chair

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Legal Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Legal Affairs

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2012 / 26-05-2013 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(11)

Reports - as rapporteur 
A rapporteur is appointed in the responsible parliamentary committee to draft a report on proposals of a legislative or budgetary nature, or other issues. In drafting their report, rapporteurs may consult with relevant experts and stakeholders. They are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs. Reports adopted at committee level are then examined and voted on in plenary. Rule 55

Opinions - as rapporteur 
Committees may draft an opinion to a report of the responsible committee covering the elements linked to their committee remit. Rapporteurs of such opinions are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs of the opinion. Rule 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on certain rules governing actions for damages under national law for infringements of the competition law provisions of the Member States and of the European Union  
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JURI 

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on amendment of Rule 7 of Parliament's Rules of Procedure  
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JURI 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directives 2003/71/EC and 2009/138/EC in respect of the powers of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority and the European Securities and Markets Authority  
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JURI 

Motions for resolutions 
Members can table an individual motion on issues falling within the EU’s sphere of activity. This motion is forwarded to the responsible committee for consideration.Rule 143

Parliamentary questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members . The addressees are other EU institutions. The Conference of Presidents decides whether, and in what order, questions are placed on the final draft agenda for a Plenary sitting. Rule 128

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests