On 13 and 14 April 2004, the French Senate is debating the "Projet de loi Communications électroniques - Services de communication audiovisuelle".

This is the core text relating to the transposition of the EU regulatory framework for electronic communications into French law.

The draft bill, the report of the rapporteur, amendments put forward by Members, and a provisional analytic summary of the debate can be accessed on this page on the website of the Senate.

T-REGS will report on the outcome of the debate.

For background information on the transposition process in France (involving three separate legislative tracks: Universal Service and statute of France Télécom, LCEN, and electronic communications), type "France" in the search box at the top of the T-REGS website. This will display 5 previous news items relating to transposition.