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  40.410.  Neglecting or prejudicing discipline of the military — bringing discredit to state military services — exceptions, court-martial. — Though not specifically mentioned in sections 40.005 to 40.490, all disorders and neglects to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the state military forces, and all conduct of a nature to bring discredit upon the state military forces, of which persons subject to sections 40.005 to 40.490 may be guilty, shall be taken cognizance of by a general, special, or summary court-martial, according to the nature and degree of the offense, and shall be punished at the discretion of that court.  However, cognizance may not be taken of, and jurisdiction may not be extended to, the crimes of murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery, maiming, sodomy, arson, extortion, assault, burglary, housebreaking, or other offenses not included in this section, jurisdiction of which is reserved to civil courts.


(L. 1984 H.B. 1035 § 120)

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