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[82 STAT. 287]
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PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-377-JULY 5, 1968


Public Law 90-377 AN ACT To amend titles 10, 14, and 37, United States Code, to provide for confinement and treatment of offenders against the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

July 5, 1968 [H. R. 5783]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subtitle A of Armed Forces. title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting the following facmtfe'^s!""" new chapter after chapter 47: 7°^ st^t- 36^



"951. "952. "953. "954.

Establishment; organization; administration. Parole. Remission or suspension of sentence; restoration to duty; reenlistment. Voluntary extension; probation.

"§ 951. Establishment; organization; administration " (a) The Secretaries concerned may provide for the establishment of such military correctional facilities as are necessary for the confinement of offenders against chapter 47 of this title, " (b) The Secretary concerned shall— "(1) designate an officer for each armed force under his jurisdiction to administer military correctional facilities established under this chapter; "(2) provide for the education, training, rehabilitation, and welfare of offenders confined in a military correctional facility of his department; and "(3) provide for the organization and equipping of offenders selected for training with a view to their honorable restoration to duty or possible reenlistment. "(c) There shall be an officer in command of each major military correctional facility. Under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary concerned, the officer in command shall have custody and control of offenders confined within the facility which he commands, and shall usefully employ those offenders as he considers best for their health and reformation, with a view to their restoration to duty, enlistment for future service, or return to civilian life as useful citizens. " (d) There may be made or repaired at each military correctional facility such supplies for the armed forces or other agencies of the United States as can properly and economically be made or repaired as such facilities. "§ 952. Parole "The Secretary concerned may provide a system of parole for offenders who are confined in military correctional facilities and who were at the time of commission of their offenses subject to the authority of that Secretary. "§ 953. Remission or suspension of sentence; restoration to duty; reenlistment "For offenders who were at the time of commission of their offenses subject to his authority, and who merit such action, the Secretary con(;erned shall establish— "(1) a system for the remission or suspension of the unexecuted part of the sentences of selected offenders;

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