Senate Passes GIS Day Resolution Following Successful Passage of Geospatial Data Act

http://hkbookkeeping.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Accounts-with-Inventory.pdf November 15, 2018

http://islandsignsmaui.com/wp-json/wp/v2/posts/1109 Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) led a Senate resolution to designate November 15, 2018 as “National GIS Day.” Senators Baldwin (D-WI), Blumenthal (D-CT), Capito (R-WV), Hassan (D-NH), Inhofe (R-OK), and Wyden (D-OR) joined Hatch and Warner in submitting the resolution.

http://offsecnewbie.com/2018/05/31/progress-bar/ “The Senate designates November 15, 2018, as ‘National GIS Day’; encourages users of Geographic Information System technology … [including] educators, students, and innovators to continue to employ GIS to learn and explore, to analyze and address societal challenges; and to drive economic growth for the betterment of the people of the United States and individuals around the world.” the three-page resolution concludes.

This recognition by the Senate punctuates the passage of the Geospatial Data Act, included as a component in H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act signed into law last month.

For more information: https://www.nsgic.org/senate-passes-gis-day-resolution-following-successful-passage-of-geospatial-data-act