Jean Leonetti

Jean Leonetti is a French politician born on9 July 1948In Marseille ( Bouches-du-Rhône ). Former Vice-President of the Radical Party 1 then of the UMP , current member of the Republicans , he has been mayor of Antibes since 1995 and deputy of Alpes-Maritimes since 1997 2 . He is best known for his name given to the Leonetti law of 22 April 2005 on the rights of the sick and the end of life . He was also Minister for European Affairs of the29 Jun 2011 To May 10 , 2012.

Biography

Doctor cardiologist training still in office, Jean Leonetti is mayor of the city of Antibes from 1995 ( 4 th order). He becomes a member of the 7 th district of Alpes-Maritimes during the 1997 legislative elections , garnering the second round 72.96% of votes cast in a duel with the candidate of the National Front Robert Crépin (27.04%) 3 . He was re-elected in the 7 th district of Alpes-Maritimes in the first round during the 2002 legislative with 53.1% 4 , of the 2007 legislative elections with 63.99% of the vote 5 , and legislative in 2012 with 51,10 % 6 .

It is one of the vice presidents UMP group in the National Assembly during the XIII th legislature of the Fifth Republic 7 . He was reappointed to the position on 26 June 2012, for the XIV th legislature , with eight other members 8 . Of the twelve deputies of the Radical Party of Valois , he is one of the seven who sit in the UMP group rather than in the group of the Union of Democrats and Independents chaired by Jean-Louis Borloo .

A long time deputy president of the Radical Party, he resigns from this position on July 4, 2012, no longer in agreement with the line of the party that claims autonomy from the UMP 9 , 10 . Jean Leonetti is indeed in favor of maintaining the PR in the UMP 9 . He remains a member of the Radical Party 9 .

From spring 2010 until June 2011, he chaired the Fédération hospitalière de France .

On June 29, 2011, he was appointed Minister for European Affairs , with the Minister of State, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs , in the third Francois Fillon government . He was replaced in the National Assembly by his deputy Michel Rossi .

On 20 August 2012, he announced that he supported François Fillon at the congress for the presidency of the UMP 11 . Moreover, it deposits with other personalities the policy statement of the movement modern and humanist France 12 . On February 3, 2013, he was appointed vice-president of the UMP (under the “movements”) and member of the commission of revision of the statutes of the party 13 .

In 2014, at the Congress for the presidency of the UMP following the resignation of Jean-Francois Cope, he argues Bruno Le Maire to the party presidency 14 .

He supports Alain Juppé for the presidential primary of the Republicans of 2016 15 .

Parliamentary work

Jean Leonetti, who is very involved in ethical issues , particularly medical issues, chaired the “Parliamentary Mission on End of Life Support” in 2004, which led to the drafting of a Léonetti 1 report on 30 June 2004 This report contains, among other things, the needs of health professionals and the population regarding the end of life.

This first report leads to the ” Law on the rights of the sick and the end of life ” n ° 2005-370 ofwhich he was the rapporteur in Parliament 16 . This mission was entrusted to him by President Jacques Chirac and the Raffarin government following the Vincent Humbert case of 2003.

On March 5, 2003, he initiated a proposal, not discussed at the time, to recognize “the positive work of all our citizens who lived in Algeria during the French presence period” co-signed by 107 other MPs 17.

In 2008, following the Chantal Sébire affair , Jean Léonetti drafted a second report to evaluate the law of 22 April 2005.

Related article: Euthanasia legislation by country .

Detail of duties and mandates

Local mandates
  •  : Mayor of Antibes
  •  : Mayor of Antibes
  •  : Mayor of Antibes
  • since  : Mayor of Antibes (elected in the first round with 63.16% of the votes)
  •  : President of the community of agglomeration of Sophia Antipolis
  • Re-elected  : President of the community of agglomeration of Sophia Antipolis
Terms of Reference
  •  : Member of the 7 th district of Alpes-Maritimes
  •  : Member of the 7 th district of Alpes-Maritimes
  •  : Member of the 7 th district of Alpes-Maritimes
  • since  : Member of the 7 th district of Alpes-Maritimes
Government
  •  : Minister to the Minister of State, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, in charge of European Affairs
Other
  •  : Vice-president of the UMP

Publications

  • The moderation principle , Michalon editions , 2003 ( ISBN  2841861937 ) .
  • Live and Let Die: Respect life, accept death , Michalon editions , 2005 ( ISBN  2841862577 ) .
  • The Republic of Values: An Ethics of Politics , Vuibert Publishing , 2006, ( ISBN  2711772993 ) .
  • That’s how men die , Plon, 2015.

Notes and references

  1. ↑ Sophie Rambure, “Why Leonetti is no longer Vice-President of the Radical Party”  [ archive ] , Nice-Matin ,.
  2. ↑ JDD , ” Luca and Leonetti comfortably re-elected [ archive ] , on www.lejdd.fr , (Accessed June 13, 2012 )
  3. ↑ Results of the 1997 legislative elections – Antibes ( 7 th district) Alpes-Maritimes (6)  [ archive ] , assemblee-nationale.fr on the website of the National Assembly . Accessed June 30, 2012.
  4. ↑ Results of the 2002 elections – Antibes ( 7 th district) Alpes-Maritimes (6)  [ archive ] , assemblee-nationale.fr on the website of the National Assembly . Accessed June 30, 2012.
  5. ↑ Results of parliamentary elections in 2007 – Alpes-Maritimes (06) – 7 th district  [ archive ] , interieur.gouv.fr on the site Interior Ministry . Accessed June 30, 2012.
  6. ↑ Results of parliamentary elections 2012 – Alpes-Maritimes (06) – 7 th district  [ archive ] , interieur.gouv.fr on the site Interior Ministry . Accessed June 11, 2012.
  7. ↑ Jean-Baptiste Garat, “Borloo measures his supporters”  [ archive ] , Le Figaro ,.
  8. ↑ “National Assembly: Philippe Vitel vice-president of the UMP group”  [ archive ] , Nice-Matin ,. Accessed June 30, 2012.
  9. a , b and c “Leonetti leaves the vice president of the Radical Party at the request of Borloo”  [ archive ] , AFP , leparisien.fr on the site Parisien ,. Accessed June 30, 2012.
  10. ↑ “Leonetti is no longer vice president of PR”  [ archive ] , AFP on lefigaro.fr ,. Accessed July 5, 2012.
  11. ↑ Leonetti: “I will support Francois Fillon”  [ archive ] , Le Figaro , August 20, 2012.
  12. ↑ “UMP Congress: 7” movements “will submit a motion”  [ archive ] , on www.bfmtv.com , BFM TV , (Accessed 5 February 2013 )
  13. ↑ ” New appointments in the management team [ archive ] , on www.ump.org , official website of the UMP , (Accessed 5 February 2013 )
  14. ↑ Margaux Duguet, special correspondent in Antibes (Alpes-Maritimes) , ” Bruno Le Maire dark – leJDD.fr [ archive ] (accessed 5 October 2015 )
  15. ↑ Ludovic Vicuna , “Primary right: the list of top parliamentary support”  [ archive ] , lopinion.fr, April 20, 2016.
  16. Draft law on patients’ rights and end of life nº1882 of 26 October 2004 on the official website of the National Assembly.  [ Archive ]
  17. ↑ http://www.assemblee-nationale.fr/12/propositions/pion0667.asp  [ archive ]