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Senate Bill 0461


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Senate Bill 0461

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF SB 461 (Updated April 28, 2007 4:29 pm - DI 75)

GIS data standards. Repeals the law establishing the intelenet commission. Requires the office of technology to assume the functions of the intelenet commission. Creates the position of state Geographic Information Systems (GIS) officer to be appointed by the governor. Requires the state GIS officer to adopt or veto the GIS data standards and the statewide data integration plan recommended by IGIC. Provides that the state data center of the state library shall be the state's depository for GIS data. Assigns duties to the state GIS officer and the state data center in implementing and enforcing the state GIS data standards. Provides that a political subdivision maintains the right to control the sale, exchange, and distribution of any GIS data or framework data provided by the political subdivision to the state. Provides that the state GIS officer may require, as a condition of a data exchange agreement, that a political subdivision follow the GIS data standards and the statewide data integration plan when the political subdivision makes use of the GIS data or framework data provided by the state. Prohibits the IGIC, the state GIS officer, or the state data center from recommending or restricting standards for GIS hardware or software that a proprietary vendor provides to a political subdivision. Provides that the "Buy Indiana Presumption" shall be observed in all procurement decisions related to the state GIS data standards.
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