Oregon Statutes - Chapter 398 - Military Justice - Section 398.110 - Jurisdiction of summary courts-martial.

(1) Subject to ORS 398.104, summary courts-martial have jurisdiction to try persons other than officers for any offense made punishable by this chapter.

(2) A person with respect to whom summary courts-martial have jurisdiction may not be brought to trial before a summary court-martial if the person objects. If objection to trial by summary court-martial is made by an accused, trial may be ordered by special or general court-martial, as may be appropriate.

(3) A summary court-martial may impose the following punishments:

(a) For an enlisted member in a pay grade of E-4 or lower, reduction to the lowest or any intermediate pay grade and rank;

(b) For a noncommissioned officer, reduction to the next lower pay grade and rank;

(c) Forfeiture of pay and allowances during any period of confinement;

(d) Forfeiture of up to two-thirds of one month’s active duty base pay;

(e) A fine not exceeding $25 for each offense;

(f) Confinement not exceeding 30 days; or

(g) Any combination of these punishments. [1961 c.454 §97; 1975 c.719 §11; 1985 c.682 §19; 1999 c.157 §3; 2005 c.512 §14]

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