Progress

Current status
adopted
04 Sep 2023 in force
30 May 2022 adopted
16 May 2022 under deliberation
06 Apr 2022 under deliberation
06 Dec 2021 processing consultation
01 Oct 2021 under deliberation
03 Sep 2021 processing consultation
03 Jun 2021 in consultation
25 Nov 2020 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czechia
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Policy Area
Data governance
Policy Instrument
Data protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
cross-cutting
Government Branch
legislature
executive
Government Body
parliament
central government
Implementation Level
supranational

Timeline of events

04 Sep 2023
in force

Implemented Data Governance Act

On 4 September 2023, the Data Governance Act is implemented. The Act aims to improve data sharing trust, establish new EU laws on data marketplace neutrality, and make it easier to reuse some public-sector data. In important fields including health,…

Source
Event type law
Action type implementation
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
30 May 2022
adopted

Signed Data Governance Act

On 30 May 2022, the Data Governance Act (DGA) was signed by the President of the European Parliament and the President of the European Council. The DGA will be implemented 15 months after its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union…

Source
Event type law
Action type signing
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
16 May 2022
under deliberation

Council adopts Data Governance Act

On 16 May 2022, the Council passed the Data Governance Act. The Data Governance Act (DGA) aims to improve data sharing trust, establish new EU laws on data marketplace neutrality, and make it easier to reuse some public-sector data. In important fie…

Source
Event type law
Action type passage
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
06 Apr 2022
under deliberation

European Parliament adopts Data Governance Act

On 6 April 2022, the European Parliament passed the Data Governance Act. The Data Governance Act (DGA) aims to improve data sharing trust, establish new EU laws on data marketplace neutrality, and make it easier to reuse some public-sector data. In …

Source
Event type law
Action type passage
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
06 Dec 2021
processing consultation

Commission publishes report on the public consultation on the Data Governance Act

On 6 December 2021, the European Commission published a summary report on the public consultation on the Data Governance Act that was held from 3 June 2021 to 3 September 2021. The report highlights the stakeholder's feedback on three measures outli…

Source
Event type law
Action type consultation closed
Government branch executive
Government body central government
01 Oct 2021
under deliberation

Council agrees position proposal of Data Governance Act

The EU Council agreed on a common position on the proposal for a Data Governance Act (DGA) on 1 October 2021. The Data Governance Act (DGA) is part of the wider Commission Strategy and aims to strengthen mechanisms to increase availability of data a…

Source
Event type law
Action type passage
Government branch executive
Government body central government
03 Sep 2021
processing consultation

Commission closes public consultation on the Data Governance Act

On 3 September 2021, the European Commission closed the public consultation on the Data Governance Act and amended rules on the legal protection of databases. The Act aims to facilitate access to data and its use and update the rules regarding the l…

Source
Event type law
Action type consultation closed
Government branch executive
Government body central government
03 Jun 2021
in consultation

Commission opens public consultation on the Data Governance Act

On 3 June 2021, the European Commission opened a public consultation on the Data Governance Act and amended rules on the legal protection of databases. The Act aims to facilitate access to data and its use and update the rules regarding the legal pr…

Source
Event type law
Action type consultation opened
Government branch executive
Government body central government
25 Nov 2020
under deliberation

Publication of EC proposal of Data Governance Act

The European Commission has submitted the proposal for a "Data Governance Act" (DGA) to the European Parliament and Council. The DGA aims to improve data sharing trust, establish new EU laws on data marketplace neutrality, and make it easier to reus…

Source
Event type law
Action type drafting
Government branch executive
Government body central government