(A) 2 Senators appointed by the Chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate in consultation with the ranking member of such Committee;
(B) 3 Members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives in consultation with the ranking member of such Committee;
(C) 1 Senator appointed by the Vice President, who shall be a member of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate;
(D) 2 Members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, in consultation with the Minority Leader, at least 1 of whom shall be a member of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives;
(E) 5 individuals appointed by the President; and
(F) as ex officio members—
(i) the Commander of the Military Sealift Command;
(ii) the Deputy Commandant for Operations of the Coast Guard;
(iii) the chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate;
(iv) the chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives;
(v) the chairman of the Advisory Board to the Academy established under section 51313; and
(vi) the Member of the House of Representatives for the congressional district in which the Academy is located, as a nonvoting member, unless such Member of the House of Representatives is appointed as a voting member of the Board under subparagraph (B) or (D).
(A) at least 2 shall be graduates of the Academy;
(B) at least 1 shall be a senior corporate officer from a United States maritime shipping company that participates in the Maritime Security Program, or in any Maritime Administration program providing incentives for companies to register their vessels in the United States, and this appointment shall rotate biennially among such companies; and
(C) 1 or more may be a Senate-confirmed Presidential appointee, a member of the Senior Executive Service, or an officer of flag-rank who from 1 the Coast Guard, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or any of the military services that commission graduates of the Academy, other than the individuals who are members of the Board under clauses (i) and (ii) of paragraph (1)(F).
(i) an individual serving in a position for which the individual was appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate;
(ii) a member of the Senior Executive Service; or
(iii) an officer of flag-rank who is employed by—
(I) the Coast Guard; or
(II) the Military Sealift Command.
(i) shall be permitted by the Board to fully participate in the proceedings and activities of the Board;
(ii) shall report to the member that designated the substitute member on the Board's activities not later than 15 days following the substitute member's participation in such activities; and
(iii) shall be permitted by the Board to participate in the preparation of reports described in paragraph 2 (j) related to any proceedings or activities of the Board in which such substitute member participates.
(A) selecting a Chairperson under subsection (c); and
(B) adopting an official Charter for the Board, which shall establish the schedule of meetings of the Board.
(1) provide support as deemed necessary by the Board for the performance of the Board's functions;
(2) select a Designated Federal Officer to support the performance of the Board's functions; and
(3) in cooperation with the Maritime Administrator and the Superintendent of the Academy, advise the Board of any institutional issues, consistent with applicable laws concerning the disclosure of information.
(A) prepare a report on such visit; and
(B) if approved by a majority of the members of the Board, submit such report to the President not later than 60 days after the date of the approval.
(A) for consultation regarding the execution of the Board's responsibility under subsection (f); or
(B) to assist in the preparation of a report described in paragraph (1) or (2).
(A) the Secretary of Transportation;
(B) the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate; and
(C) the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives.
|Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|51312||46 App.:1295b(h).||June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title XIII, §1303(h), as added Pub. L. 96–453, §2, Oct. 15, 1980, 94 Stat. 2002; Pub. L. 97–35, title XVI, §1607, Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 752; Pub. L. 101–595, title VII, §703, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 2994.|
The words "Committee on Armed Services" are substituted for "Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries" to reflect changes in committee structure made by the 104th Congress.Deadlines; Continuation of Service
2014—Pub. L. 113–291 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to the Board of Visitors and consisted of subsecs. (a) to (d) relating to establishment of the Board, appointment of board members, designation of staff members to the board, and travel expenses, respectively.
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