|Proposal||from Commission: COM (2007) 439, 23 July 2007; Commission opinion on Council position: COM (2010) 448, 2 Sep 2010|
|Legal base||Article 63(4) EC|
UK has opted out; Ireland has opted in; Denmark automatically excluded; new Member States would be covered immediately
|EP||Lambert report adopted by committee (A6-0209/2008); plenary vote 9 July 2008; second-reading report approving Council position adopted by committee, 30 Sep. 2010 (A7-0261/2010); second-reading vote in favour, 7 Oct. 2010 plenary|
|Council||working group discussions started Dec. 2007; employment Council failed to agree on proposal, 8 June 2009; political agreement at employment Council, 7 June 2010; first-reading position adopted by General Affairs Council, 26 July 2010 (OJ 2010 C 253 E); Regulation 1231/2010|
|Entry into force||1 Jan. 2011 (Art. 3)|
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