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 04, 1997 (105th Congress, 1997–1998)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Ed Bryant
Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 04, 1997
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1119 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998

Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Feb 04, 1997
Referred to Committee Feb 04, 1997
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Armed Services

Military Personnel

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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 on appeal where parole has been denied to an offender serving a life sentence.

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