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Bench Book - 3.2.1.3 Special Rules for Military Personnel and Their Families

Rule 3.101-1 addresses three categories of military individuals: (1) military personnel, (2) family members living with military personnel; and (3) veterans for medical or mental health services. Military Personnel are eligible for reporting instructions and transfer through the ICAOS when they are under orders by the military to another state.

If an offender lives with a family member who is in the military, that offender’s supervision is subject to transfer through the ICAOS if they:

  1. have three months or more supervision remaining;
  2. are in substantial compliance with the terms and conditions of their supervision;
  3. have a valid plan of supervision;
  4. can obtain employment in the receiving state or have a means of support;
  5. are moving to another state with a family member who is under orders by the military; and,
  6. will be living with the family member who is subject to military orders.

Veterans referred for medical and/or mental health services in a receiving state by the Veterans Health Administration are eligible transfer supervision if they:

  1. have three months or more supervision remaining;
  2. are in substantial compliance with the terms and conditions of their supervision;
  3. have a valid plan of supervision; and
  4. the sending state provides referral or acceptance documentation and is approved for care at the receiving state Veterans Health Administration.