H.R. 5374 (111th): To provide for the reimbursement of attorney fees incurred by a member of the Armed Forces who retains private counsel in response to certain charges brought against the member under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and is acquitted or has the charges dismissed or withdrawn.

Introduced:
May 25, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Kay Granger
Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 25, 2010
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 25, 2010
Referred to Committee May 25, 2010
 
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Cosponsors
34 cosponsors (34R) (show)
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House Armed Services

Military Personnel

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5/25/2010--Introduced.
Amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) to state that an accused may retain private counsel before a general court-martial or special court-martial and will be reimbursed for such counsel if the accused is acquitted or the charges are dismissed or withdrawn with respect to cases involving the treatment of an insurgent, enemy combatant, detainee, or suspected or known terrorist, including cases in which charges were brought after September 11, 2001.

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