10 U.S. Code § 928b - Art. 128b. Domestic violence

Any person who—
(1)
commits a violent offense against a spouse, an intimate partner, or an immediate family member of that person;
(2) with intent to threaten or intimidate a spouse, an intimate partner, or an immediate family member of that person—
(A)
commits an offense under this chapter against any person; or
(B)
commits an offense under this chapter against any property, including an animal;
(3)
with intent to threaten or intimidate a spouse, an intimate partner, or an immediate family member of that person, violates a protection order;
(4)
with intent to commit a violent offense against a spouse, an intimate partner, or an immediate family member of that person, violates a protection order; or
(5)
assaults a spouse, an intimate partner, or an immediate family member of that person by strangling or suffocating;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
Amendments

2019—Pub. L. 116–92 inserted section catchline. Identical section catchline had been editorially supplied.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title V, § 532(b), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1760, provided that:

“The amendments made by this section [enacting this section] shall take effect on January 1, 2019, immediately after the coming into effect of the amendments made by the Military Justice Act of 2016 (division E of Public Law 114–328) [see Tables for classification] as provided in section 5542 of that Act (130 Stat. 2967; 10 U.S.C. 801 note).”