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112th Congress (2011-2012) Issue Papers

Flood Insurance Mapping Reform
"To Improve National Flood Mapping"
Flood Insurance Mapping Reform (FIRM) Act Issue Paper (2011)

Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform (FLAIR) Act
"To Improve Federal Land Stewardship"
Federal Land Inventory Reform (FLAIR) Act Issue Paper (2011)

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 (2011)

Freedom From Government Competition (FFGCA) Act
"To Reduce Unfair Government Competition with Private Geospatial Firms"
MAPPS Government Competition Issue Paper (2011)

Congressional Feedback & Participation
  • Do you want to sponsor or cosponsor legislation on the MAPPS agenda?
  • Do you have a question, comment, or suggestion regarding MAPPS geospatial legislation?
  • Do you want to create or join a Congressional Geospatial Caucus?
Please contact John "JB" Byrd, MAPPS Government Affairs Manager at 703-201-9585 or

How does MAPPS select their legislative agenda?

MAPPS Legislative Process Flowchart
This process flowchart depicts the timeline for MAPPS legislative issue development and advocacy execution.

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Annual legislative process, terminology, and stakeholders are explained in detail by quarter.