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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Rules –means acts of the Interstate Commission, which have the force and effect of law in the compacting states, and are promulgated under the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, and substantially affect interested parties in addition to…
Sending State –means a state requesting the transfer of an offender, or which transfers supervision of an offender, under the terms of the Compact and its rules.
Shall –means that a state or other actor is required to perform an act, the nonperformance of which may result in the imposition of sanctions as permitted by the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, its by-laws and rules.
Compact Administrator – means the individual in each compacting state appointed under the terms of this compact and responsible for the administration and management of the state's supervision and transfer of offenders subject to the terms of this compact…
Victim-Sensitive –means a designation made by the sending state in accordance with its definition of “crime victim” under the statutes governing the rights of crime victims in the sending state. The receiving state shall give notice of offender’s movement…
Temporary Travel Permit –means, for the purposes ofRule 3.108 (b), the written permission granted to an offender, whose supervision has been designated a “victim–sensitive” matter, to travel outside the supervising state for more than 24 hours but no more…
Warrant –means a written order of the court or authorities of a sending or receiving state or other body of competent jurisdiction which is made on behalf of the state, or United States, issued pursuant to statute and/or rule and which commands law…
Compliance –means that an offender is abiding by all terms and conditions of supervision, including payment of restitution, family support, fines, court costs or other financial obligations imposed by the sending state.
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.
Plan of Supervision –means the terms under which an offender will be supervised, including proposed residence, proposed employment or viable means of support and the terms and conditions of supervision.
Receiving State –means a state to which an offender requests transfer of supervision or is transferred.
Victim –means a natural person or the family of a natural person who has incurred direct or threatened physical or psychological harm as a result of an act or omission of an offender.
Substantial Compliance–means that an offender is sufficiently in compliance with the terms and conditions of his or her supervision so as not to result in initiation of revocation of supervision proceedings by the sending state. Reference:ICAOS Advisory…
Retaking –means the act of a sending state in physically removing an offender, or causing to have an offender removed, from a receiving state.
Supervision –means the oversight exercised by authorities of a sending or receiving state over an offender for a period of time determined by a court or releasing authority, during which time the offender is required to report to or be monitored by…
Behavior Requiring Retaking– means an act or pattern of non-compliance with conditions of supervision that could not be successfully addressed through the use of documented corrective action or graduated responses and would result in a request for…
Detainer –means an order to hold an offender in custody.
By-Laws– means those by-laws established by the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision for its governance, or for directing or controlling the Interstate Commission’s actions or conduct.
Waiver –means the voluntary relinquishment, in writing, of a known constitutional right or other right, claim or privilege by an offender.
Violent Crime –means any crime involving the unlawful exertion of physical force with the intent to cause injury or physical harm to a person; or an offense in which a person has incurred direct or threatened physical or psychological harm as defined by…
Discharge –means the final completion of the sentence that was imposed on an offender by the sending state.
Abscond – means to be absent from the offender’s approved place of residence and employment; and failing to comply with reporting requirements;
Subsequent Receiving State –means a state to which an offender is transferred that is not the sending state or the original receiving state.
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,…
Probable Cause Hearing –a hearing in compliance with the decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court, conducted on behalf of an offender accused of violating the terms or conditions of the offender‘s parole or probation.
Compact – means the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision.
Supervision Fee –means a fee collected by the receiving state for the supervision of an offender.
Deferred Sentence –means a sentence the imposition of which is postponed pending the successful completion by the offender of the terms and conditions of supervision ordered by the court.
Compact Commissioner or "Commissioner" - means the voting representative of each compacting state appointed under the terms of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision as adopted in the member state.
Application Fee– means a reasonable sum of money charged an interstate compact offender by the sending state for each application for transfer prepared by the sending state.
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