I sent this out to science librarian colleagues, but may also be of interest to Federal librarians; 


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From: Wild, Emily <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 8:15 AM
Subject: map information and legislative process
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Many colleagues on geonet have mentioned an interest in maps, as well as the legislative process; may be of interest, the December 5 hearing on H.R. 1604 ( http://beta.congress.gov/bill/113th/house-bill/1604 ) and H.R. 916 ( http://beta.congress.gov/bill/113th/house-bill/916 ) :  http://naturalresources.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=362627
[ the subcommittee session begins at 20 minutes into the video...]

- for example, Laws and Regulations Governing USGS Activities: http://www.usgs.gov/laws/index.html

Enjoy the day,

Emily Wild
Librarian (Physical Scientist)
U.S. Geological Survey
Denver Library
Box 25046, MS 914
Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80225-0046
ph: (303) 236-1003
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