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Federal Issue: MIO-UIMT Act
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Map-It-Once, Use-It-Many-Times (MIO-UIMT) Act

A GAO report, Congressional hearings in the 111th Congress, and other studies have highlighted the need to reform and redesign how mapping and geographic information activities are funded and managed at the Federal level to eliminate wasteful duplication, improve governance and coordination, and maximize the use of state-of-the art mapping and geospatial technologies.

Map It Once, Use it Many Times (MIO-UIMT) Act
"To Improve Federal Geospatial Coordination"

2013
MAPPS Testifies at Congressional Hearing on Geospatial Coordination and Land Management
December 5, 2013

OMB and Agencies Can Reduce Duplication by Making Coordination a Priority
Government Accountability Office
December 5, 2013

MAPPS Commends Reintroduction of "Map It Once, Use it Many Times" Act in Congress
May 1, 2013


2012

H.R. 4233 - Map It Once, Use it Many Times Act

Map It Once, Use It Many Times (MIO-UIMT) Act Issue Paper (2012)

The Map It Once, Use It Many Times (MIO-UIMT) Act will establish the National Geospatial Technology Administration within the USGS to enhance the use of geospatial data, products, technology, and services, and increase the economy and efficiency of Federal geospatial activities.

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Oversight Field Hearing on "Federal Geospatial Spending, Duplication and Land Inventory Management" and Legislative Field Hearing on H.R. 4233 and H.R. 1620 

Thursday, May 3, 2012

MAPPS testified at a Congressional field hearing in Colorado Springs, Colorado to discuss H.R. 4233, Map It Once, Use It Many Times (MIO-UIMT) Act and issues relating to Federal Geospatial Spending and the FLAIR Act H.R. 1620

Archive of Hearing Webcast

Committee Press Release

Testimony  of John M. Palatiello, MAPPS Executive Director



Map It Once, Use it Many Times (MIO-UIMT) Act
"To Improve Federal Geospatial Coordination"

Map It Once, Use It Many Times (MIO-UIMT) Act Issue Paper (2011)


Are Millions of Stimulus Dollars Being Wasted on Duplicative Geospatial Data Collection and Mapping?

MAPPS Congressional Testimony
July 23, 2009