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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The Rules Training PowerPoint (click here for NEW 2020 version ICAOS Rules Training PowerPoint) combines eligibility, the transfer process and supervision rules in one PowerPoint.  PowerPoints are also available for specific topics.   Looking for Live…
Rule 2.110 was written to develop the standard for interstate travel and exclude those offenders who do not meet the criteria for transfer under the Compact. Violation of this rule presents a real threat to the safety of the public and probation and…
What is CORE? CORE (Compact Online Reference Encyclopedia) is a search index that incorporates and cross-references all of the ICAOS Rules, Advisory Opinions, Bench Book, Bylaws, Hearing Officer's Guide, Administrative Policies, Helpdesk Articles,…
Transferring Supervision to the Receiving State These training tools and resources discuss requirements and processes for transferring supervision of an offender to another state.  -Transfer Request Requirements -Investigation Period -Requesting Reporting…
Charging fees to offenders for transfer and for supervision
On Wednesday, May 31, 2017 a new code release involving rule-mandated changes to the Offender Violation Report and Progress Report activities was pushed to production in ICOTS. Several minor bugs were introduced and Appriss was very responsive in working…
Interstate Compact training results in better offender management and increased public safety. Every jurisdiction, including courts, parole boards and community corrections are subject to the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision’s rules.…
Under Rule 3.107 (a) (12), enacted on March 1, 2014, a Sending State is required to include a summary of prison discipline and mental health history during the last 2 years, if available, unless distribution is prohibited by law with the Transfer Request.
Who’s telling the story?  Details, Accuracy and Due Process! Presentation Latest Progress & Violation Report Stats Identifying issue:  Training & DCA Calls Supervision Documentation Overview Compact Office Review:  Ensuring Quality…
On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 3 enhancement and 2 bug fixes were launched in ICOTS to address approved rule amendments.  Full list of the Rule Amendments and the updated Rules can be found on the ICAOS main website.  www.interstatecompact.org The…
ICOTS 9.1.0 code release is in production on March 1, 2010 and implements the development items described below: New Mandatory Reason for Transfer and Reporting Instructions for Employment Transfer of Offenders A new mandatory reason for transfer and…
It is the responsibility of the receiving state compact office staff to review and approve all violation reports prior to transmission to the sending state to ensure details of the violation, including dates are in compliance with the ICAOS Rules. Rule 4.…
Compact Office Staff Training Last Updated February 27, 2020 These training tools and resources are specific to Compact Office Staff discussing how to operationalize the ICAOS rules when training stakeholders. 2020 Amendment Training for Compact Office…
Originally from ticket #112144. Q:  I have staff that are trying to take and retake on-demand modules in the ICOTS Course Library. They are being directed to the judicial section when the training they want is clicked on. Is work being done on the ICOTS…
ICAOS Rule 4.106 requires the receiving state to submit a progress report within 30 calendar days of request.  For all cases considered active, ICOTS generates reminders and faciliates due dates to assist states with compliance of this rule.      Q: The…
On Wednesday, December 13, 2017 three new user experience enhancements were launched in ICOTS. While some future enhancements around new functionality will require training and informational materials, these enhancements were requested to improve user…
The ICOTS End User Training offers several topic based modules.  Visit the On-Demand training section of the ICAOS website to access the modules ICOTS 300 - ICAOS/ICOTS 300 Privacy Policy Training Prior to accessing ICOTS, users must be trained on ICAOS…
Timely submissions of notice of departures and notice of arrivals enhance public safety by indicating the location of compact offenders. They are also essential in reflecting the correct supervising state in ICOTS and Rule 4.105 requires them at the time…
Training Bulletin 1-2009i explains the process of creating a Transfer Request for an offender who is actively being supervised in another state. The execution of a subsequent state transfer, or third state transfer, has not changed with the implementation…
I have a case that shows up on the 'Cases in Need of Departure Notice' report in ICOTS, but the approved reporting instructions were withdrawn. How can I get this case removed? This is one of several known issues with the 'Cases in Need of Departure…
Eligibility for Compact Transfer and Reporting Instructions These training tools and resources provide information on determining offender eligibility for transfer and qualifications for reporting instructions.   -Key Definitions 'Offender',…
On Thursday, February 15, 2018 three new enhancements will be launched in ICOTS. The national office will offer a brief Q & A session for these enhancements on Monday, February 12th at 2 pm ET and Tuesday February 13th at 11 am ET. Visit the ICAOS…
ICOTS 17.0 code release is in production on February 29, 2012 and implements the development items described below: Case Closure Notice Reply In conjunction with approved amendment to Rule 4.112 (d) effective March 1, 2012, a due date for a Case Closure…
    Training Bulletin 1-2016i - Offenders Returning to a Sending State Effective March 1, 2016 Re: Rules 3.101-1, 3.103, 3.106, 4.111 & 5.103 Standard Procedures for Offenders Returning to a Sending State   Receiving states must request reporting…
Description:  2 Reports (Incoming & Outgoing Cases) The report is a list of violation reports displaying various violation data (e.g. violation type, recommendation, latest response, etc.) transmitted within a selected date range.  Incoming- The…
The ICOTS End User Training has recently been redesigned to offer several topic based modules.  Visit the Ondemand training section of the ICAOS website to access the modules ICOTS 301-Introduction to ICOTS explains basic ICOTS functionality including…
What is a 'participant' for the DCA Mentoring Program? The DCA "Participant" is either a new appointed Deputy Compact Administrator or is recommended to the DCA Mentoring Program by his or her Commissioner to request assistance in…
Supervision in the Receiving State These training tools and resources discuss requirements and processes for offenders supervised in another state under the Interstate Compact Requirements. -Victim's Rights & Notification -Supervision…
On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 four new enhancements will be launched in ICOTS. Most of the enhancements are relatively minor, but will provide an improved user experience.  This is the fourth of several enhancement releases to take place during FY 2018. The…
Search the ICOTS knowledge base for information on existing ICOTS issues and frequently asked questions. You can submit a ticket or check the status of your existing tickets by signing in with your ICAOS website username and password.  Get Help With ICOTS…
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