10 U.S. Code § 12740 - Eligibility: denial upon certain punitive discharges or dismissals

A person who—
(1) is convicted of an offense under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (chapter 47 of this title) and whose sentence includes death; or
(2) is separated pursuant to sentence of a court-martial with a dishonorable discharge, a bad conduct discharge, or (in the case of an officer) a dismissal,
is not eligible for retired pay under this chapter.


(Added Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title VI, § 632(a)(1),Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 365.)
Effective Date

Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title VI, § 632(b),Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 365, provided that: “Section 12740 of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall apply with respect to court-martial sentences adjudged after the date of the enactment of this Act [Feb. 10, 1996].”

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