43 U.S.C. § 2806 Geospatial Data Standards

LibraryUnited States Statutes
Edition2023 Edition
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-19 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/06/2023)

(a) In general

In accordance with section 216 of the E-Government Act of 2002 ( 44 U.S.C. 3501 note), the Committee shall establish standards for each National Geospatial Data Asset data theme, which-

(1) shall include-

(A) rules, conditions, guidelines, and characteristics for the geospatial data within the National Geospatial Data Asset data theme and related processes, technology, and organization; and

(B) content standards for metadata for geospatial data within the National Geospatial Data Asset data theme;

(2) to the maximum extent practicable, shall be consistent with international standards and protocols;

(3) shall include universal data standards that shall be acceptable for the purposes of declassified intelligence community data; and

(4) the Committee shall periodically review and update as necessary for the standards to remain current, relevant, and effective.

(b) Development of standards

The Committee shall-

(1) develop and promulgate standards under this section-

(A) in accordance with Office of Management and Budget Circular A-119, or any successor thereto; and

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