United States Code

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§ 928b.
Art. 128b. Domestic violence
Any person who—
(1)
commits a violent offense against a spouse, an intimate partner, or an immediate family member of that person;
(2)
with intent to threaten or intimidate a spouse, an intimate partner, or an immediate family member of that person—
(A)
commits an offense under this chapter against any person; or
(B)
commits an offense under this chapter against any property, including an animal;
(3)
with intent to threaten or intimidate a spouse, an intimate partner, or an immediate family member of that person, violates a protection order;
(4)
with intent to commit a violent offense against a spouse, an intimate partner, or an immediate family member of that person, violates a protection order; or
(5)
assaults a spouse, an intimate partner, or an immediate family member of that person by strangling or suffocating;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(Added Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title V, § 532(a)(1), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1759; amended Pub. L. 116–92, div. A, title XVII, § 1731(a)(20), Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1813.)
cite as: 10 USC 928b