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CHAPTER 68--S.F.No. 1270
An act
relating to state government; changing a provision in geospatial advisory
council and extending the expiration date;amending Minnesota Statutes 2010,
section 16B.99, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section
16B.99, subdivision 9.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

    Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16B.99, subdivision 8, is amended to read:
    Subd. 8. Geospatial advisory councils created. The chief geospatial information
officer must establish a governance structure that includes advisory councils to provide
recommendations for improving the operations and management of geospatial technology
within state government and also on issues of importance to users of geospatial technology
throughout the state.
(a) A statewide geospatial advisory council must advise the Minnesota Geospatial
Information Office regarding the improvement of services statewide through the
coordinated, affordable, reliable, and effective use of geospatial technology. The
commissioner of administration must appoint the members of the council. The members
must represent a cross-section of organizations including counties, cities, universities,
business, nonprofit organizations, federal agencies, tribal governments, and state agencies.
No more than 20 percent of the members may be employees of a state agency. In addition,
the chief geospatial information officer must be a nonvoting member.
(b) A state government geospatial advisory council must advise the Minnesota
Geospatial Information Office on issues concerning improving state government services
through the coordinated, affordable, reliable, and effective use of geospatial technology.
The commissioner of administration must appoint the members of the council. The
members must represent designate up to 15 state government agencies and constitutional
offices, including the Office of Enterprise Technology and the Minnesota Geospatial
Information Office, to be represented on the council. The council must be chaired by the
chief geographic information officer. A representative of the statewide geospatial advisory
council must serve as a nonvoting member.
(c) Members of both the statewide geospatial advisory council and the state
government advisory council must be recommended by a process that ensures that each
member is designated to represent a clearly identified agency or interested party category
and that complies. Members of the statewide geospatial advisory council must be selected
in compliance with the state's open appointment process. Members of the state government
geospatial advisory council must be appointed by the heads of their respective agencies or
constitutional offices. One member of the state government geospatial advisory council
must be appointed by the Legislative Coordinating Commission. Members shall serve a
term of two years.
(d) The Minnesota Geospatial Information Office must provide administrative
support for both geospatial advisory councils.
(e) This subdivision expires June 30, 2011 2015.

    Sec. 2. REPEALER.
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16B.99, subdivision 9, is repealed.

    Sec. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.
Sections 1 and 2 are effective June 30, 2011.
Presented to the governor May 23, 2011
Signed by the governor May 24, 2011, 4:59 p.m.

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