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Rule 4.111 - Offenders returning to the sending state

(a) For an offender returning to the sending state, the receiving state shall request reporting instructions, unless the offender is under active criminal investigation or is charged with a subsequent criminal offense in the receiving state. The receiving state shall provide the sending state with the reason(s) for the offender’s return. The offender shall remain in the receiving state until receipt of reporting instructions.

(b) If the receiving state rejects the transfer request for an offender who has arrived in the receiving state with approved reporting instructions under Rules 3.101-1, 3.101-3, 3.103 or 3.106, the receiving state shall, upon submitting notice of rejection, submit a request for return reporting instructions within 7 business days, unless Rule 3.104 (b) or (c) applies or if the location of the offender is unknown, conduct activities pursuant to Rule 4.109-2.

(c) Except as provided in Rule 4.111 (e), the sending state shall grant the request no later than 2 business days following receipt of the request for reporting instructions from the receiving state. The instructions shall direct the offender to return to the sending state within 15 business days from the date the request was received.

(d) The receiving state shall provide the offender reporting instructions and determine the offender’s intended departure date. If unable to locate the offender to provide the reporting instructions, the receiving state shall conduct activities pursuant to Rule 4.109-2.

(e) In a victim sensitive case, the sending state shall not provide reporting instructions until the victim notification provisions of Rule 3.108 (b)(1)(C) have been followed.

(f) The receiving state retains authority to supervise the offender until the offender’s directed departure date or issuance of the sending state’s warrant. Upon departing, the receiving state shall notify the sending state as required in Rule 4.105 (a) and submit a case closure as required by Rule 4.112 (a)(5). The sending state shall notify the receiving state of the offender’s arrival or failure to arrive as required by Rule 4.105 (b) prior to validating the case closure notice.

(g) If the offender does not return to the sending state as ordered, the sending state shall issue a warrant no later than 10 business days following the offender’s failure to appear in the sending state.

History: Adopted November 4, 2003, effective August 1, 2004; amended October 26, 2004, effective day January 1, 2005; amended September 26, 2007, effective January 1, 2008; amended September 14, 2011, effective March 1, 2012; amended October 7, 2015, effective March 1, 2016; amended October 11, 2017, effective March 1, 2018.