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Introduced in House (04/11/2000)

Amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice relating to the court-martial sentence of confinement for life without eligibility for parole (sentence) to: (1) repeal a provision allowing the Secretary of the military department concerned to take certain actions to set aside such a sentence; (2) state that a sentence reprieve or pardon can originate only with the President; (3) state that a military department Secretary, Under Secretary, or Assistant Secretary may not commute, remit, or suspend that part of a sentence providing for life without eligibility for parole; (4) prohibit the suspension of such part of a sentence after it is ordered executed; and (5) prohibit the granting of parole with respect to such sentences.