To amend the Uniform Code of Military Justice to eliminate the authority of the convening authority to modify the findings and sentence of a court-martial as a matter of command prerogative involving the sole discretion of the convening authority.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 12, 2013
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on March 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Meehan Applauds Measures to Combat Military Sexual Assault in Defense Bill”
— Rep. Patrick Meehan [R-PA7, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 14, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
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H.R. 1079 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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