Courts Martial Legislation
A Study of the Proposed Legislation to Amend the Articles
(H. R. 2575); and to Amend the Articles
for the Government of the Navy
(H. R. 3687; S. 1338)
80th Congress, 2nd Session, January 20, 1948
print was designed to assist the members of the Senate Armed Services
Committee, Chairman Senator John Chandler (Chan) Gurney, in their
consideration of the legislation that became the Elston Act (H.R.
2575). It provides a summary of the proposed Elston Act as well
as a summary of a section-by-section analysis of both the Army (S.
903 (H.R. 2575)) and Navy (S. 1338 (H.R. 3687)) bills, the provisions
of which formed the basis of the enacted legislation (the Elston
Act). This print also appears as Microfiche S1288 of the CIS U.S.
Congressional Committee Prints Index. (Library of Congress Call
Number KF7203.5 and OCLC Number 61452136)
For more information on the UCMJ Legislative History project, of
which this document is only one part, and its sponsor, the U.S.
Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center & School Library ,
visit the main UCMJ
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