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GIS Legislation

Act or DocumentPurpose
Act 80 of 2019Appropriation for the operating expenses of the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Office
Act 757 of 2019Appoints Arkansas GIS Office to maintain school district boundaries on behalf of Department of Education.
Act 660 of 2019Establish the Public Safety Act of 2019, Amending the Arkansas Public Safety Comm Act of 1985 to develop NG 911
2017 Strategic Business PlanReviewed by Governor Asa Hutchinson and adopted by the GIS Board on October 4, 2017.
Act 82 of 2017Appropriation for the operating expenses of the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Office
Act 352 of 2017Reappropriation for Statewide parcel mapping grant, Digital Orthoimagery, and Parcel Mapping
Act 145 of 2017Technical corrections associated with the Division of Land Surveys
Act 655 of 2017Revised annexation procedures for surrender of charter, requiring notice to the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Office
Act 663 of 2017Requiring local 911 Addressing Authority to maintain address and centerline GIS data.
Act 712 of 2017Revocation of Municipal Charter procedures, requiring notice to the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Office.
Act 730 of 2015Appropriation for the operating expenses of the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Office
Act 136 of 2015Reappropriation for Statewide parcel mapping grant, Digital Orthoimagery, and Parcel Mapping
Act 103 of 2015Arkansas Geographic Information Office name change
Act 914 of 2015Annexation, consolidation, detachment, incorporation, or unincorporation map filing proceedings
Strategic Plan ReviewRevision of State Strategic Plan
2014 Annual Status Report of the Arkansas Spatial Data InfrastructureJoint Committee on Advanced Communications and Information Technology
Act 93 of 2013Appropriation for the operating expenses of the Arkansas Geographic Information Office
Act 163 of 2013Reappropriation for Statewide parcel mapping grant
Act 196 of 2013Appropriation for GeoStor, Digital Orthophotography & Parcel Mapping
Act 1073 of 2013Requires Arkansas Geographic Information Office to prescribe digital map format for School District Election Zones.
Act 78 of 2012 Appropriation for the operating expenses of the Arkansas Geographic Information Office
Act 79 of 2012 Appropriation for digital orthophotography and other projects
Act 1091 of 2011Statewide parcel mapping grant appropriation for the 2011-2012 fiscal year
Act 559 of 2011Authorizes statewide parcel mapping program and declares an emergency
Act 315 of 2011Appropriation for digital orthography and other projects
Act 216 of 2011Appropriation for the operating expenses of the Arkansas Geographic Information Office
2010 Strategic Business PlanCalls on state to provide recurring funding for continual investment in, and improvement of the Arkansas Spatial Data Infrastructure.
Act 602 of 2009Appropriates one time funding for statewide digital orthoimagery and GeoStor operations.
Act 296 of 2009Establishes the appropriation setting up the Arkansas Geographic Information Office as a standalone state agency.
Act 244 of 2009Renames the Board to the State GIS Board
Senate Bill 697 (PDF)A Bill Entered to Help Fund Training and Technology for Counties to Improve Public Electronic Access, to Fund Land Records Modernization, and for Other Purposes – Failed to Pass
Act 1484 of 2003 (PDF)General Improvement Act for the Spatial Information Systems Program at the University of Arkansas, Monticello
Act 153 of 2003 (PDF)General Improvement Act for Landuse, Landcover, County Soils and Watersheds
Act 1511 of 2003 (PDF)General Improvement Act for Aerial Photography and Distribution
Act 1589 of 2003 (PDF)Establishes ECIO and AGIO as General Revenue agencies and appropriates funding
Act 1250 of 2001 (PDF)Creates the AGIO and revise LIB legislation
Act 1249 of 2001 (PDF)Creates the State GIS Fund
Act 914 of 1997Amends ARK. Code Ann. § 15-21-501 Et Seq. to Delineate Responsibilities of the State Land Information Board
Act 1259 of 1995Creates the State Land Information Board
1994 Report to Governor TuckerRecommends the State establish a permanent organization charged with developing, implementing, and updating a strategic plan aimed at modernizing mapping and land-records policies and methods relying on GIS and related technologies.
Act 150 0f 1993The beginning of GIS coordination law in Arkansas. This created the State Mapping and Land Records Modernization Advisory Board. The law required the Board to deliver a report to the Governor no later than September 30, 1994 and then be dissolved 90 days after submitting the report.
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