H.R. 517 (105th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to establish a sentence under the Uniform Code of Military Justice of confinement for life without eligibility for parole and to provide that a decision to deny parole for a military offender serving a sentence of confinement for life maybe appealed only to the President.
Feb 4, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 4, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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- 2/4/1997--Introduced.Amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice to authorize a court-martial to adjudge a sentence of confinement for life without eligibility for parole. Permits only the President to grant parole ...
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Nov 18, 1997
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