|Proposal||by Commission (COM (1999) 686, 14 Dec. 1999; OJ 2000 C 116 E/72; amended following EP vote, COM (2000) 533, 15 Sept. 2000; OJ 2001 C 29 E/223)|
|Legal base||Article 63(2)(b) EC|
|Background||replaces 1999 Joint Action on refugee funding upon expiry|
|Flexibility||UK and Ireland have opted in; Denmark has automatic opt-out|
|EP committee||supported Frahm report (A5-0091/00)|
|EP plenary||vote in favour with amendments in April 2000 (OJ 2001 C 40/48)|
|Economic and Social Committee||vote 27 April 2000 (OJ 2000 C 168/20)|
|Committee of the Regions||vote 14 June 2000 (OJ 2000 C 317/4)|
|Council||discussed at May 2000 JHA Council; adopted as ‘A' point by JHA Council, 28 Sept 2000: Decision 2000/596/EC
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