United States Code

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§ 887b.
Art. 87b. Offenses against correctional custody and restriction
(a)
Escape From Correctional Custody.—
Any person subject to this chapter—
(1)
who is placed in correctional custody by a person authorized to do so;
(2)
who, while in correctional custody, is under physical restraint; and
(3)
who escapes from the physical restraint before being released from the physical restraint by proper authority;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(b)
Breach of Correctional Custody.—
Any person subject to this chapter—
(1)
who is placed in correctional custody by a person authorized to do so;
(2)
who, while in correctional custody, is under restraint other than physical restraint; and
(3)
who goes beyond the limits of the restraint before being released from the correctional custody or relieved of the restraint by proper authority;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(c)
Breach of Restriction.—
Any person subject to this chapter—
(1)
who is ordered to be restricted to certain limits by a person authorized to do so; and
(2)
who, with knowledge of the limits of the restriction, goes beyond those limits before being released by proper authority;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(Added Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LX, § 5407, Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2941.)
cite as: 10 USC 887b