PUBLIC LAW 106-398—APPENDIX 114 STAT. 1654A-227 "(d) CURRICULUM.—(1) The curriculum of the Institute shall include mandatory instruction for each student, for at least 8 hours, on human rights, the rule of law, due process, civilian control of the military, and the role of the military in a democratic society. "(2) The curriculum may include instruction and other educational and training activities on the following: "(A) Leadership development. "(B) Counterdrug operations. "(C) Peace support operations. " (D) Disaster relief. "(E) Any other matter that the Secretary determines appropriate. "(e) BOARD OF VISITORS.—(1) There shall be a Board of Visitors for the Institute. The Board shall be composed of the following: "(A) The chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate, or a designee of either of them. "(B) The chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives, or a designee of either of them. "(C) Six persons designated by the Secretary of Defense including, to the extent practicable, persons from academia and the religious and human rights communities. "(D) One person designated by the Secretary of State. "(E) The senior military officer responsible for training and doctrine for the Army or, if the Secretary of the Navy or the Secretary of the Air Force is designated as the executive agent of the Secretary of Defense under subsection (a)(2), the senior military officer responsible for training and doctrine for the Navy or Marine Corps or for the Air Force, respectively, or a designee of the senior military officer concerned. "(F) The commander of the unified combatant command having geographic responsibility for Latin America, or a designee of that officer. "(2) A vacancy in a position on the Board shall be filled in the same manner as the position was originally filled. "(3) The Board shall meet at least once each year. "(4)(A) The Board shall inquire into the curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Institute, other matters relating to the Institute that the Board decides to consider, and any other matter that the Secretary of Defense determines appropriate. "(B) The Board shall review the curriculum of the Institute to determine whether— "(i) the curriculum complies with applicable United States laws and regulations; "(ii) the curriculum is consistent with United States policy goals toward Latin America and the Caribbean; "(iii) the curriculum adheres to current United States doctrine; and "(iv) the instruction under the curriculum appropriately emphasizes the matters specified in subsection (d)( 1). "(5) Not later than 60 days after its annual meeting, the Board shall submit to the Secretary of Defense a written report of its activities and of its views and recommendations pertaining to the Institute.
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