WHEREAS, the Information Resources Council-Standing Committee on Geographic Information, hereinafter called the Committee, exists to coordinate the development and management of geographic data for the State; and
WHEREAS, the Committee recognizes the need for a comprehensive and objective source of technical expertise related to the mapping and geographic information to assist in this endeavor; and
WHEREAS, the South Carolina Mapping Advisory Committee, hereinafter called "SMAC", has served as a valuable forum and resource since it was established in 1978; and
WHEREAS, the Committee recognizes the need for coordinated mapping activities and education about mapping among governmental agencies in South Carolina, as well as the private sector;
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, it is Ordered that Executive Order No. 79-15, dated June 15, 1979, is rescinded. The South Carolina Mapping Advisory Committee is re-established. The committee's composition and powers are set forth below:
The Committee shall be composed of representatives from each of the following as designated by the agency's director:
The Committee shall also include as members representatives of the groups listed below; these members shall serve until replaced:
In addition, the SMAC shall invite any federal, state, or local government agencies, and any public or private entities which are involved in mapping in South Carolina to participate in the State Mapping Advisory Committee.
Staff support for SMAC shall continue to be provided by the Office of Research and Statistics of the Budget and Control Board.
The Committee shall adopt those rules of organization and procedures and shall elect those officials as it may deem useful in the carrying out its responsibilities.
The objectives of the South Carolina State Mapping Advisory Committee shall be to:
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 4TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1997
DAVID M. BEASLEY
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