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H.R.1604: Map It Once, Use It Many Times Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor Doug Lamborn, R-Colo.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 17, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 5, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Map It Once, Use It Many Times Act - Establishes the National Geospatial Technology Administration in the Department of the Interior.

Directs the Administrator of the National Geospatial Technology Administration to: (1) establish a National Geospatial Database of all U.S. owned or managed lands (including public lands), Indian trust parcels, and non-federal lands in each state; (2) provide a return on investment analysis and an economic benefit assessment of the Database; and (3) provide data to heads of federal agencies to determine if any U.S. owned or managed property could be better managed through ownership by a non-federal entity.

Requires the Administrator to implement the recommendations of the National Geospatial Data Plan developed by the National Geospatial Policy Commission established by this Act.

Requires the Administrator to promulgate standards for ensuring the interoperability of geospatial data collected by or with the support of the fed...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 5, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
June 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.
May 3, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
April 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
April 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
April 17, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture
April 17, 2013 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology
April 17, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
April 17, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources