Compact Online Reference Encyclopedia (CORE)

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Adult – means both individuals legally classified as adults and juveniles treated as adults by court order, statute, or operation of law.
Offender – means an adult placed under, or made subject to, supervision as the result of the commission of a criminal offense and released to the community under the jurisdiction of courts, paroling authorities, corrections, or other criminal justice…
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…
Receiving State – means a state to which an offender requests transfer of supervision or is transferred.
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.
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.
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,…
Subsequent Receiving State – means a state to which an offender is transferred that is not the sending state or the original receiving state.
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 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.
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.
Supervision Fee – means a fee collected by the receiving state for the supervision of an offender.
Discharge – means the final completion of the sentence that was imposed on an offender by the sending state.
Detainer – means an order to hold an offender in custody.
Waiver – means the voluntary relinquishment, in writing, of a known constitutional right or other right, claim or privilege by an offender.
Retaking – means the act of a sending state in physically removing an offender, or causing to have an offender removed, from a receiving state.
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…
Extradition – means the return of a fugitive to a state in which the offender is accused, or has been convicted of, committing a criminal offense, by order of the governor of the state to which the fugitive has fled to evade justice or escape prosecution…
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.
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…
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.
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