10 U.S. Code § 919. Art. 119. Manslaughter

(a)
Any person subject to this chapter who, with an intent to kill or inflict great bodily harm, unlawfully kills a human being in the heat of sudden passion caused by adequate provocation is guilty of voluntary manslaughter and shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(b) Any person subject to this chapter who, without an intent to kill or inflict great bodily harm, unlawfully kills a human being—
(1)
by culpable negligence; or
(2)
while perpetrating or attempting to perpetrate an offense, other than those named in clause (4) of section 918 of this title (article 118), directly affecting the person;
is guilty of involuntary manslaughter and shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 73.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

919(a)

919(b)

50:713(a).

50:713(b).

May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 119), 64 Stat. 140.

The word “named” is substituted for the word “specified”.