10 U.S. Code Subchapter VIII - SENTENCES

Sec.

Art.

855.

55.

Cruel and unusual punishments prohibited.

856.

56.

Maximum and minimum limits.

856a.

56a.

Sentence of confinement for life without eligibility for parole.

857.

57.

Effective date of sentences.

857a.

57a.

Deferment of sentences.

858.

58.

Execution of confinement.

858a.

58a.

Sentences: reduction in enlisted grade upon approval.

858b.

58b.

Sentences: forfeiture of pay and allowances during confinement.

Amendment of Analysis

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title X, § 1081(d)(19)(A), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1599, 1601, made technical amendment to Pub. L. 114–328, § 5541(5), set out below, effective as of Dec. 23, 2016, and as if included therein as enacted. See 2017 Amendment note below.

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title V, § 531(f)(3), (p), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1385, 1388, provided that, 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), this analysis is amended by striking the item relating to section 858a (article 58a) and inserting the following new item:

Sec.

Art.

858a.

58a.

Sentences: reduction in enlisted grade.

Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LXIII, §§ 5541(5), 5542, Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2966, 2967, as amended by Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title X, § 1081(d)(19)(A), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1599, 1601, provided that, effective on the date designated by the President, not later than the first day of the first calendar month beginning two years after Dec. 23, 2016, with implementing regulations prescribed by the President not later than one year after Dec. 23, 2016, and with provisions relating to applicability to various situations, this analysis is amended by striking items 856, 856a, and 857a and inserting the following new item:

Sec.

Art.

856.

56.

Sentencing.

See 2016 Amendment note below.

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, struck out “upon approval” after “reduction in enlisted grade” in item 858a.

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.

 

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