Compact Online Reference Encyclopedia (CORE)

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(a) Eligibility for Transfer—At the discretion of the sending state a sex offender shall be eligible for transfer to a receiving state under the Compact rules. A sex offender shall not be allowed to leave the sending state until the sending state’s…
(a) Except as provided in sections (c) & (d), and subject to the exceptions in Rule 3.103 and 3.106, a sending state seeking to transfer supervision of an offender to another state shall submit a completed transfer request with all required…
Transfers fall into one of two categories, (1) mandatory acceptance and (2) discretionary acceptance. The authority to place an offender outside the state rests exclusively with the sending state. See Rule 3.101. The offender has no constitutional right…
The rules of the Commission can have significant impact on the time between final disposition of a case and when the offender can actually move to another state. To the extent that an offender is eligible for transfer under the Compact, a court does not…
Through its rules, the Commission allows an “expedited” option, which effectively allows the offender to transfer supervision on a “pending acceptance” basis. To qualify for expedited reporting instructions, the sending and receiving state must agree that…
The Commission recognizes that the transfer of sex offenders is complex due to individual state laws regarding sex offender registries and various residency and employment restrictions. Rule 3.101-3 addresses these challenges in order to promote offender…
Whether a sending state may request an investigation prior to the offender’s release from incarceration
Whether the offender being in the receiving state prior to investigation is a valid reason for rejection
Arrival – means to report to the location and officials designated in reporting instructions given to an offender at the time of the offender’s departure from a sending state under an interstate compact transfer of supervision.
(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 felony or violent crime in the receiving state. The…
Rules governing transfer of supervision under the compact of the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision
Reporting Instructions – means the orders given to an offender by a sending or receiving state directing the offender to report to a designated person or place, at a specified date and time, in another state. Reporting instructions shall include place,…
This guide supports jail officials managing detention and disposition of individuals on interstate compact supervision. Topics addressed within the new guide include: Wh transfers through the Compact; How does a supervised individual apply for an…
This guide supports court professionals implementing the supervision of individuals transferring through the Compact. Topics addressed within the guide include: Who transfers through the Compact; How does a supervised individual apply for interstate…
This guide offers parole officials useful information and practical insights for implementing the Compact. Topics addressed within the guide include: Who transfers through the Compact; When may an individual begin the transfer application; Why would a…
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