Discussions on the proposed EU Regulation on the import of cultural goods are ongoing at the European Parliament

Following the Commission presentation of the proposal for a EU Regulation on the import of cultural goods, discussions on this proposal are ongoing at the European Parliament (EP).

The Conference of Presidents of the EP decided on 11 January 2018 that the Committee on International Trade (INTA) and the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) will work together under the joint procedure (Rule 55), with the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) associated under Rule 54. Alessia Maria Mosca (S&D, Italy) and Daniel Dalton (ECR, United Kingdom) were appointed as co-rapporteurs.

Santiago Fisas Ayxelà (EPP, Spain) was appointed as a rapporteur for the CULT Committee. The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) will also prepare an opinion.

The vote on the draft report by the responsible committees is scheduled for 11 July 2018.