Military Affairs and Defense

Rhode Island Code of Military Justice

SECTION 30-13-3

§ 30-13-3. Jurisdiction to try certain personnel.

(a) Each person discharged from the state military forces who is later charged with having fraudulently obtained his or her discharge is, subject to § 30-13-46, subject to trial by court-martial on that charge and is, after apprehension, subject to this code while in the custody of the military for that trial. Upon conviction of that charge, he or she is subject to trial by court-martial for all offenses under this code committed before the fraudulent discharge or after conviction.

(b) No person who has deserted from the state military forces may be relieved from amenability to the jurisdiction of this code by virtue of a separation from any later period of service.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 30-13-3; P.L. 1962, ch. 82, § 1.)