10 U.S. Code SUBCHAPTER VIII— SENTENCES

Sec.

Art.

855.

55.

Cruel and unusual punishments prohibited.

856.

56.

Sentencing.

[856a.

56a.

Repealed.]

857.

57.

Effective date of sentences.

[857a.

57a.

Repealed.]

858.

58.

Execution of confinement.

858a.

58a.

Sentences: reduction in enlisted grade.

858b.

58b.

Sentences: forfeiture of pay and allowances during confinement.

Amendments

2017—Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title X, § 1081(d)(19)(A), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1601, made technical amendment to Pub. L. 114–328, § 5541(5). See 2016 Amendment note below.

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title V, § 531(f)(3), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1385, added item 858a and struck out former item 858a “Sentences: reduction in enlisted grade upon approval”.

2016—Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LXIII, § 5541(5), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2966, as amended by Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title X, § 1081(d)(19)(A), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1601, substituted “Sentencing” for “Maximum and minimum limits” in item 856 and struck out items 856a “Art. 56a. Sentence of confinement for life without eligibility for parole” and 857a “Art. 57a. Deferment of sentences”.

2013—Pub. L. 113–66, div. A, title XVII, § 1705(a)(2)(B), Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 959, substituted “Maximum and minimum limits” for “Maximum limits” in item 856.

1997—Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title V, § 581(a)(2), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1760, added item 856a.

1996—Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XI, §§ 1122(a)(2), 1123(b), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 463, 464, added items 857a and 858b.

1960—Pub. L. 86–633, § 1(2), July 12, 1960, 74 Stat. 468, added item 858a.