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Procedure : 2012/0340(COD)
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Document selected : A8-0269/2016

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PV 25/10/2016 - 17
CRE 25/10/2016 - 17

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PV 26/10/2016 - 6.5
CRE 26/10/2016 - 6.5
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Wednesday, 26 October 2016 - Strasbourg
Accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies ***II

European Parliament legislative resolution of 26 October 2016 on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies (09389/1/2016 – C8-0360/2016 – 2012/0340(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Council position at first reading (09389/1/2016 – C8‑0360/2016),

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 22 May 2013(1),

–  after consulting the Committee of the Regions,

–  having regard to its position at first reading(2) on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2012)0721),

–  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 the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (A8-0269/2016),

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 271, 19.9.2013, p. 116.
(2) Texts adopted of 26.2.2014, P7_TA(2014)0158.

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