language to be deleted (2) new language
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:
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, new text beginnew text endand 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 deleted text begin
appoint the members of the council. The members must representdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end up to 15 state government agencies and constitutional offices, including the Office of Enterprise Technology and the Minnesota Geospatial Information Officenew text beginnew text end. 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 deleted text begin
and that compliesdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end with the state's open appointment process. new text beginnew text endMembers 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, deleted text begin
2011deleted text endnew text beginnew text end.
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Presented to the governor May 23, 2011
Signed by the governor May 24, 2011, 4:59 p.m.
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