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NCGMP Authorizing Legislation

The National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program was created by the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992. (PL 102-285). After its passage in 1992, Congress reauthorized the Act in 1997, 1999, 2009, and 2019 in Public Laws 105-36, 106-148, 111-11, and 116-9, respectively. The latest reauthorization (Public Law 117-58) in 2021 authorizes the Program through 2031.