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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.


Ed Bryant

Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 1997
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Feb 4, 1997

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H.R. 517 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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