10 U.S. Code § 912. Art. 112. Drunkenness and other incapacitation offenses

(a)Drunk on Duty.—
Any person subject to this chapter who is drunk on duty shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(b)Incapacitation for Duty From Drunkenness or Drug Use.—
Any person subject to this chapter who, as a result of indulgence in any alcoholic beverage or any drug, is incapacitated for the proper performance of duty shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(c)Drunk Prisoner.—
Any person subject to this chapter who is a prisoner and, while in such status, is drunk shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 72; Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LX, § 5424, Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2947.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

912

50:706.

May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 112), 64 Stat. 139.

Amendments

2016—Pub. L. 114–328 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Any person subject to this chapter other than a sentinel or look-out, who is found drunk on duty, shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.”

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.