Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) has introduced a bill that would streamline federal bureaucracy dealing with map making. H.R 4233, Map it Once, Use it Many Times Act, would reform, consolidate, and reorganize federal geospatial activities. Our editors look at the bill, its implications and its future.
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Congressman Doug Lamborn : 2012 Press Releases : Lamborn Tackles Federal Waste and Bureaucracy
Congressman Introduces ?Map It Once, Use it Many Times Act? - All Points Blog
Podcast: Interview with John Palatiello, Executive Director of MAPPS on HR 4233 - "Map It Once; Use It Many Times Act" - Directions Magazine
Text of H.R.4233 as Introduced in House: Map It Once, Use It Many Times Act - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress
- ``FEDERAL GEOSPATIAL DATA MANAGEMENT;'' AND H.R. 2489, ``AMERICAVIEW GEOSPATIAL IMAGERY MAPPING PROGRAM ACT.''
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Doug Lamborn (R-CO) U.S. House | MapLight - Money and Politics
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In the mid-1990s, geospatial technology developers, solution providers and vendors came together in India to provide a much needed impetus to the geospatial industry. But a similar initiative for topographical surveying and mapping is needed. Surveying and mapping forms the basis of all geospatial analysis and it is important to convene a forum on the most current tools and technology. This article provides information on the history of surveying in India...