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Section 1. Purpose.

Pursuant to the terms of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, (the “Compact”), the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (the “Commission”) is established to fulfill the objectives of the Compact, through means of joint cooperative action among the Compacting States: to promote, develop and facilitate safe, orderly, efficient, cost effective and uniform transfer and supervision of adult offenders in the community who are authorized pursuant to the bylaws and rules of this Compact to travel across state lines both to and from each compacting state, and, when necessary, return offenders to the originating jurisdictions.

Section 2. Functions.

In pursuit of the fundamental objectives set forth in the Compact, the Commission shall, as necessary or required, exercise all of the powers and fulfill all of the duties delegated to it by the Compacting States. The Commission’s activities shall include, but are not limited to, the following: the promulgation of binding rules and operating procedures; oversight and coordination of offender transfer and supervision activities in Compacting States; provision of a framework for the promotion of public safety and protection of victims; provision for the effective tracking, supervision, and rehabilitation of these offenders by the sending and receiving states; equitable distribution of the costs, benefits and obligations of the Compact among the Compacting States; enforcement of Commission Rules, Operating Procedures and By-laws; provision for dispute resolution; coordination of training and education regarding the regulation of interstate movement of offenders for officials involved in such activity; and the collection and dissemination of information concerning the activities of the Compact, as provided by the Compact, or as determined by the Commission to be warranted by, and consistent with, the objectives and provisions of the Compact.

Section 3. By-laws.

As required by the Compact, these By-laws shall govern the management and operations of the Commission. As adopted and subsequently amended, these By-laws shall remain at all times subject to, and limited by, the terms of the Compact.



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Compact – means the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision.