Compact Online Reference Encyclopedia (CORE)

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The Overdue Transfer Request Reply Report lists all compact cases in the receiving state (or from the sending state) that have a Transfer Reply overdue as of the last data upload. Case details include sending state, receiving state, probation, parole,…
Compact Action Request Workflow Link CARs to Compact Activities Users must select a CAR specialization or link it to a specific compact activity.  If the user selects "Link to Compact Activity", another drop down appears listing the available…
(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…
The Compact Action Requests Transmitted lists Compact Action Requests transmitted within a selected date range.  These reports can assist states in identifying cases in need of a requested Progress Report, Compact Action Requests in need of a reply (or…
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) 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…
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…
I created an RFRI based on a previously rejected RFRI, and ICOTS won't let me change the reason for requesting reporting instructions. When basing a new RFRI activity on a previously rejected RFRI, one section that cannot be changed is the "…
(a) At the discretion of the sending state, an offender shall be eligible for transfer of supervision to a receiving state under the compact, and the receiving state shall accept transfer for: Transfers of military members—An offender who is a member of…
(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) A receiving state shall complete investigation and respond to a sending state’s request for an offender’s transfer of supervision no later than the 45th calendar day following receipt of a completed transfer request in the receiving state’s compact…
(a) No state shall permit an offender who is eligible for transfer under this compact to relocate to another state except as provided by the Compact and these rules.  (b) An offender who is not eligible for transfer under this Compact is not subject to…
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,…
(a) A transfer request for an offender shall be transmitted through the electronic information system authorized by the commission and shall contain: A narrative description of the instant offense in sufficient detail to describe the circumstances, type…
Description: List of all compact cases in the receiving state that have a Transfer Reply due within the selected date range of the last data upload. Case details include sending state, receiving state, probation, parole, receiving user, receiving…
Why am I receiving email notifications about CARs submitted on a case that's closed in ICOTS? These email notifications are valid. CARs can be submitted on historical cases. This functionality was included in ICOTS so users could communicate about a…
The Requested Progress Report Dashboard lists cases in which a requested progress report was due within the specified date range. The progress report due date, progress report transmit date and days overdue are included for each case.  The report can be…
Before taking any action, be sure to review records!!! MERGE Ensure ALL cases are historical (withdrawn or closed) before initiating a merge.  When approving a merge request, review the record and disapprove if a new active case is created while the merge…
This is a demonstration of how to create and begin a transfer request activity.
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…
(a) At the request of an offender for transfer to a subsequent receiving state, and with the approval of the sending state, the sending state shall prepare and transmit a request for transfer to the subsequent state in the same manner as an initial…
States are bound to the Commission’s rules under the terms of the Compact. The rules adopted by the Commission have the force and effect of statutory law and all courts and executive agencies shall take all necessary measures to enforce their application…
Whether the offender being in the receiving state prior to investigation is a valid reason for rejection
At the discretion of the sending state, an offender shall be eligible for transfer of supervision to a receiving state under the compact, and the receiving state shall accept transfer, if the offender: (a) has more than 90 calendar days or an indefinite…
(a) A sending state may request that a receiving state agree to expedited reporting instructions for an offender if the sending state believes that emergency circumstances exist and the receiving state agrees with that determination. If the receiving…
(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…
(a) When an offender submits a request to transfer to a receiving state or a subsequent receiving state, or to return to a sending state, the victim notification authority in the sending state shall inform victims of the offender of their right to be…
The progress report workflow is managed with review in the receiving state prior to transmission.  Upon transmission by the receiving state's compact office, the workflow stops and all interested parties in the sending state receive simultaneous…
New York City, New York September 2022 Embracing the Spirit of the Compact Great Plans for Great Outcomes Changing Landscape of Substance Abuse and its Impact on Supervision Interstate Compact and Tolling Issues
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…
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