On April 17th, 2020 Sven introduced a motion in front of Parliament inviting the government to:
- Not create a compulsory tracing app
- Enforce that every voluntary tracing app would not be allowed to store personal data on central servers
Quickly the government signaled support for the motion but it also became clear, that the motion could be more complete and include more details in order to bolster Luxembourg’s position on the European stage when it comes to negotiating the exit of the coronavirus lockdown.
Therefore it was decided to send the motion to a joint committee for Digitalisation and Justice so that the details could be hammered out.
Said committee met on April 28th and hammered out the first draft of a consensual motion to be tabled before Parliament the week after.
The conference of Presidents decided on April 30th to table the newly revised motion for Thursday, May 5th, 2020 during a plenary session.
Until then the following initial text will be extended, corrected, and refined:
Finally, we adopted the following text which is now binding: