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15-09-2021: The Bulgarian Government published the consolidated text on its consultations portal. All interested parties have one month to submit a position.
2-06-2021: The Ministry of Culture shared the consolidated text with the working group participants.
22-03-2021: First implementation working group meeting. A draft implementation law was shared.
17-03-2021: The Ministry of Culture established a stakeholder dialogue where the draft implementation will be discussed. First meeting planned for 22.3.2021. Deadline for draft law is 25.05.2021. Collecting societies "Musicauthor", "Filmauthor", "Prophon" and "Artistauthor" are part of the group. Also part are "Digital Republic", the commercial TV association (ABBRO) and the Software Developers' Association (BASSCOM). Further members: "Facebook", "Google", the translators association, "Vivacom" and "ILAC". From the libraries only the Varna Regional Library is taking part.
2-12-2020: The Bulgarian government has published the consultation responses.
26-05-2020: The Ministry of Culture published three further consultation documents on Articles 8-12, 13-17 and 18-23, respectively. Submission deadline for answers is end of July.
16-03-2020: "Consultation Document 1" was directly sent by the Ministry of Culture to stakeholders to get their views on Articles 3-7. Deadline is in 31 July. Further written consultations expected.
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