Compact Online Reference Encyclopedia (CORE)

Looking for information on a specific topic, training, rule, or process? Through one search here, you can find the information you need from ICAOS’ white papersadvisory opinions, bylaws, policies, Hearing Officer's Guidetraining modulesrules, helpdesk articles and the bench book. All results are cross-referenced with links to make navigation easy and intuitive.

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Whether a receiving state can predicate acceptance to a residential program with a condition obligating the sending state to retake if the offender fails to complete the program. If this condition is acceptable, would the Commission sustain a request to…
Whether a receiving state may require all documents concerning the offender which it considers relevant and the authority to return an offender whom it determines can no longer be safely supervised in that state as conditions precedent to accepting a…
(a) Acceptance, rejection or termination of supervision of an offender under this compact shall be made only with the involvement and concurrence of a state’s compact administrator or the compact administrator’s designated deputies. (b) All formal written…
(a) If a receiving state accepts transfer of the offender, the receiving state’s acceptance shall include reporting instructions. (b) Upon notice of acceptance of transfer by the receiving state, the sending state shall issue a travel permit to the…
Time allowed for investigation by receiving state, Rule 4.101 - Manner and degree of supervision.
ICOTS accepts the following document file formats when uploading an attachment to a compact activity: DOC (Microsoft Word) DOCX (Microsoft Word 2007-2010) RTF (rich text format) TXT (text file) PDF (Adobe portable document format) ICOTS attempts to…
An offender who is otherwise eligible for transfer under Rule 3.101 may not be required to submit to psychological testing by the receiving state as a condition of acceptance of the transfer. Such “pre-acceptance” requirements imposed on otherwise…
Although receiving states may not impose pre-acceptance requirements on offenders that would violate a state’s obligations under the Compact, the Compact and its rules would not prevent the receiving state from imposing post-acceptance testing…
Upon clicking the link in a password reset email, if an ICOTS user enters a new password using more than 15 characters, ICOTS does not show an error message, leading the user to believe they can log in immediately. Users will not be able to log in, as the…
Although a state may be required to accept supervision given the offender’s eligibility status, the receiving state may determine that conditions are necessary at the time of acceptance. The receiving state can only impose conditions that it would impose…
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…
I just received an email notification that a transfer request had been denied on an offender, but our compact office hasn't sent the rejected transfer reply to the sending state yet. This type of notification is only sent to the compact Office…
December 1, 2020 There are a couple new dashboards out there for you to explore. One is the Arrival Notice after Departure Notice report. This one is geared towards being able track if and when notice of arrivals are being completed. At first glance it…
For purposes of revocation or other punitive action, a sending state is required to give the same force and effect to the violation of a condition imposed by the receiving state as if the condition had been imposed by the sending state. Furthermore, the…
As discussed, the transfer of supervision of an offender is mandatory in some circumstances. Receiving states are required to accept transfer if the offender is eligible under Rules 3.101 and 3.101-1. As discussed in Chapter 4 regarding return of…
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…
(a) A sending state may request transfer of supervision of an offender who does not meet the eligibility requirements in Rule 3.101, where acceptance in the receiving state would support successful completion of supervision, rehabilitation of the offender…
This on-demand training module reviews key definitions in determining eligibility for transfer, covered offenses, criteria for mandatory and discretionary acceptances as well as qualifying reasons for reporting instructions. This module is approximately…
Description: This report lists all active offenders in the receiving state with a supervision end date in the selected date range. An offender is considered active with an accepted transfer case with a transmitted notice of arrival in the receiving state…
(a) A sending state may submit a completed request for transfer of supervision no earlier than 120 calendar days prior to an offender’s planned release from a correctional facility. (b) If a pre-release transfer request has been submitted, a sending state…
Description:The report lists the last transmitted compact activity on active incoming/outgoing cases. Compact cases are considered active with a transmitted accepted transfer reply and a successful notice of arrival sent from the receiving state. The…
Description: This report lists all active compact cases in the receiving state (incoming) or sending state (outgoing). A compact case is considered active on an accepted transfer case with a transmitted notice of arrival in the receiving state. The…
Legacy cases do not allow for Notice of Arrival or Notice of Departures in ICOTS. It is assumed that legacy cases are actively supervised cases where the offender has reported in the receiving state. ICOTS will not allow a Notice of Departure or Notice of…
(a) At the time of acceptance or during the term of supervision, the receiving state may impose a condition on an offender if that condition would have been imposed on an offender sentenced in the receiving state. (b) A receiving state shall notify a…
The other circumstances in which a receiving state is mandated to accept supervision include the employment transfer of an offender and the employment transfer of a family member with whom the offender resides with to another state. Rule 3.101-1(a)(3) and…
Description: The report lists all active compact cases and their associated offense details in the receiving/sending state. Offense details include NCIC offense code, NCIC description and NCIC type. A compact case is considered active an accepted transfer…
Rule 5.108 provides that an offender subject to retaking can waive a probable cause hearing. No waiver is to be accepted unless the offender admits to one or more violations that are subject to revocation of supervision. The critical elements of such a…
(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 to victims of the transfer of…
Whether a receiving state's acceptance of a transfer request under ICAOS Rule 3.105 (a) or approval of reporting instructions be the cause of a release of an offender from a correctional facility which would otherwise keep the offender incarcerated?…
(a) An offender applying for interstate supervision shall execute, at the time of application for transfer, a waiver of extradition from any state to which the offender may abscond while under supervision in the receiving state. (b) States that are party…
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