10 U.S. Code § 925 - Art 125. Forcible sodomy; bestiality

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(a) Forcible Sodomy.— Any person subject to this chapter who engages in unnatural carnal copulation with another person of the same or opposite sex by force or without the consent of the other person is guilty of forcible sodomy and shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(b) Bestiality.— Any person subject to this chapter who engages in unnatural carnal copulation with an animal is guilty of bestiality and shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(c) Scope of Offenses.— Penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete an offense under subsection (a) or (b).

Source

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 74; Pub. L. 113–66, div. A, title XVII, § 1707(a),Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 961.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
925(a)
925(b) 50:719(a).
50:719(b). May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 125), 64 Stat. 141.

Amendments

2013—Pub. L. 113–66amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows:
“(a) Any person subject to this chapter who engages in unnatural carnal copulation with another person of the same or opposite sex or with an animal is guilty of sodomy. Penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete the offense.
“(b) Any person found guilty of sodomy shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.”

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10 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 925gen amd2013113-66 [Sec.] 1707(a)127 Stat. 961

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