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Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision | Ensuring Public Safety for the 21st Century

Rule 3.108 - Victim notification

(a) Notification to victims upon transfer of offenders—Within 1 business day of the issuance of reporting instructions or acceptance of transfer by the receiving state, the sending state shall initiate notification procedures of the transfer of supervision of the offender in accordance with its own laws to known victims in the sending state, and the receiving state shall initiate notification procedures of the transfer of supervision of the offender in accordance with its own laws to victims in the receiving state.

(b) Notification to victims upon violation by offender or other change in status—

  1. The receiving state is responsible for reporting information to the sending state when an offender–

    (A) Engages in behavior requiring retaking;
    (B) Changes address;
    (C) Returns to the sending state where an offender’s victim resides;
    (D) Departs the receiving state under an approved plan of supervision in a subsequent receiving state; or
    (E) Is issued a temporary travel permit where supervision of the offender has been designated a victim–sensitive matter.

  2. Both the sending state and the receiving state shall notify known victims in their respective states of this information in accordance with their own laws or procedures.

(c) The receiving state shall respond to requests for offender information from the sending state no later than the 5th business day following the receipt of the request.

History: Adopted November 4, 2003, effective August 1, 2004; amended September 14, 2016, effective June 1, 2017.