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.

Introduced:

Feb 4, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Ed Bryant

Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 1997
Length: 3 pages

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Feb 4, 1997
 
Introduced

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 517”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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H.R. 1119 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997

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