10 U.S. Code § 882. Art. 82. Soliciting commission of offenses

(a)Soliciting Commission of Offenses Generally.—
Any person subject to this chapter who solicits or advises another to commit an offense under this chapter (other than an offense specified in subsection (b)) shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(b)Soliciting Desertion, Mutiny, Sedition, or Misbehavior Before the Enemy.—Any person subject to this chapter who solicits or advises another to violate section 885 of this title (article 85), section 894 of this title (article 94), or section 899 of this title (article 99)—
(1)
if the offense solicited or advised is attempted or is committed, shall be punished with the punishment provided for the commission of the offense; and
(2)
if the offense solicited or advised is not attempted or committed, shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 66; Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LX, § 5403, Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2939; Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title X, § 1081(c)(1)(M), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1598.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

882(a)

882(b)

50:676(a).

50:676(b).

May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1, (Art. 82), 64 Stat. 134.

Amendments

2017—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 115–91 substituted “section 899” for “section 99” in introductory provisions.

2016—Pub. L. 114–328 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to solicitation of desertion, mutiny, misbehavior before the enemy, or sedition.

Effective Date of 2017 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–91 effective immediately after the amendments made by div. E (§§ 5001–5542) of Pub. L. 114–328 take effect as provided for in section 5542 of that Act (10 U.S.C. 801 note), see section 1081(c)(4) of Pub. L. 115–91, set out as a note under section 801 of this title.

Effective Date of 2016 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–328 effective on Jan. 1, 2019, as designated by the President, with implementing regulations and provisions relating to applicability to various situations, see section 5542 of Pub. L. 114–328 and Ex. Ord. No. 13825, set out as notes under section 801 of this title.