Parliament of Ukraine planned to set 70% quota on the television for the programs of European production as well as the US and Canada. For the draft №2766 'On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine' 'On Television and Radio' (on the definition of broadcasts of European production)' in the first reading voted 231 Prime Minister.
According to this draft, the licensees (except satellite broadcasting) in the intervals between 07.00 a.m. and 23.00 p.m. should follow the proportions between Ukrainian and foreign programs:
- the programs of the European production,as well as the US and Canada should be no less than 70% of the total volume of weekly broadcasting, including at least 50% of the total volume of weekly broadcasting - the programs of Ukrainian production;
- in radio programs Ukrainian music authors and performers should be at least 50% of the total volume of weekly broadcasting.