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H.R. 1079 (113th): Military Judicial Reform Act of 2013

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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

Jackie Speier

Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2013
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Rep Speier Exposes Disturbing \"F'N Wook\" Marine Facebook Page, Calls for Hagel and Marine Leadership to Respond
    — Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA14] (Sponsor) on May 8, 2013

Meehan Applauds Measures to Combat Military Sexual Assault in Defense Bill
    — Rep. Patrick Meehan [R-PA7, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 14, 2013

Reps Speier & Braley Request Meeting with Defense Secretary to Discuss Aviano Air Base Scandal
    — Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA14] (Sponsor) on Mar 15, 2013

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History

Mar 12, 2013
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1079 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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