|Proposal||from Commission: COM (2007) 298, 6 June 2007|
|Legal base||Article 63(3)(a) EC|
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland opted out; Denmark automatically excluded; new Member States covered immediately|
|EP||Roure report adopted by committee, 27 March 2008 (A6-0148/2008); adopted by plenary, 21 April 2008; first-reading vote retracted after entry into force of Lisbon Treaty; first-reading deal with Council, Nov. 2010; committee vote in favour of Moraes report on first-reading deal, 29 Nov. 2010 (A7-0347/2010); new plenary vote in favour of deal, 14 Dec. 2010|
|Council||introduced at JHA Council, June 2007; discussed at
April 2008 JHA Council and June 2008 JHA Council; discussed at Nov. 2008 JHA
Council, but not agreed; first-reading EP/Council deal announced, 19 Nov. 2010;
adopted by JHA Council, 11 April 2011; Directive 2011/51/EU
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