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Procedure : 2013/0309(COD)
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PV 27/10/2015 - 2
CRE 27/10/2015 - 2

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PV 27/10/2015 - 5.8
CRE 27/10/2015 - 5.8
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Tuesday, 27 October 2015 - Strasbourg
European single market for electronic communications ***II

European Parliament legislative resolution of 27 October 2015 on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down measures concerning open internet access and amending Directive 2002/22/EC on universal service and users’ rights relating to electronic communications networks and services and Regulation (EU) No 531/2012 on roaming on public mobile communications networks within the Union (10788/2/2015 – C8-0294/2015 – 2013/0309(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Council position at first reading (10788/2/2015 – C8‑0294/2015),

–  having regard to the reasoned opinions submitted, within the framework of Protocol No 2 on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, by the Irish Houses of the Oireachtas, the Maltese Parliament, the Austrian Federal Council and the Swedish Parliament, asserting that the draft legislative act does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity,

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 21 January 2014(1),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee of the Regions of 31 January 2014(2),

–  having regard to its position at first reading(3) on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2013)0627),

–  having regard to Article 294(7) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rule 76 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the recommendation for second reading of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (A8-0300/2015),

1.  Approves the Council position at first reading;

2.  Notes that the act is adopted in accordance with the Council position;

3.  Instructs its President to sign the act with the President of the Council, in accordance with Article 297(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union;

4.  Instructs its Secretary-General to sign the act, once it has been verified that all the procedures have been duly completed, and, in agreement with the Secretary-General of the Council, to arrange for its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union;

5.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

(1) OJ C 177, 11.6.2014, p. 64.
(2) OJ C 126, 26.4.2014, p. 53.
(3) Texts adopted of 3.4.2014, P7_TA(2014)0281.

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