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Procedure : 2017/0225(COD)
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Document selected : A8-0264/2018

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PV 11/03/2019 - 19
CRE 11/03/2019 - 19

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PV 12/03/2019 - 9.17
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Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - Strasbourg
EU Cybersecurity Act ***I

European Parliament legislative resolution of 12 March 2019 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on ENISA, the "EU Cybersecurity Agency", and repealing Regulation (EU) No 526/2013, and on Information and Communication Technology cybersecurity certification (''Cybersecurity Act'') (COM(2017)0477 – C8-0310/2017 – 2017/0225(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2017)0477),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 114 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8-0310/2017),

–  having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to the reasoned opinion submitted, within the framework of Protocol No 2 on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, by the French Senate, 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 14 February 2018(1),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee of the Regions of 31 January 2018(2),

–  having regard to the provisional agreement approved by the committee responsible under Rule 69f(4) of its Rules of Procedure and the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 19 December 2018 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rule 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and the opinions of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, the Committee on Budgets and the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A8-0264/2018),

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out;

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it replaces, substantially amends or intends to substantially amend its proposal;

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

(1) OJ C 227, 28.6.2018, p. 86.
(2) OJ C 176, 23.5.2018, p. 29.

Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 March 2019 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2019/… of the European Parliament and of the Council on ENISA (the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity) and on information and communications technology cybersecurity certification and repealing Regulation (EU) No 526/2013 (Cybersecurity Act)

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2019/881.)

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