10 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2018 Edition
Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle A - General Military Law
PART II - PERSONNEL
CHAPTER 47 - UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE
SUBCHAPTER X - PUNITIVE ARTICLES
Sec. 880 - Art. 80. Attempts
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§880. Art. 80. Attempts

(a) An act, done with specific intent to commit an offense under this chapter, amounting to more than mere preparation and tending, even though failing, to effect its commission, is an attempt to commit that offense.

(b) Any person subject to this chapter who attempts to commit any offense punishable by this chapter shall be punished as a court-martial may direct, unless otherwise specifically prescribed.

(c) Any person subject to this chapter may be convicted of an attempt to commit an offense although it appears on the trial that the offense was consummated.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 65.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
880(a)

880(b)

50:674(a).

50:674(b).

May 5, 1950, ch. 169, §1 (Art. 80), 64 Stat. 134.
880(c) 50:674(c).

In subsection (a), the words "even though" are substituted for the word "but" for clarity.