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STATE RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO COVID-19

According to ICAOS Policy 01-2020 Emergency Guidelines, “The safety, health, and well-being of offenders, victims, staff, and communities shall be considered when making decisions and determining actions related to travel, transfers, and returns.” Therefore, information regarding any restrictions imposed is particularly important at this time.

Due to the rapidly changing nature of information, please note that the restrictions listed below may not reflect the most recent information available. Please check with State Compact Offices for the most up-to-date information. To access the Compact Office Directory, please click here.

State Restrictions Imposed Date Imposed Length of Restriction Other Information
Alabama Y 3/31/2020 5/4/2020 Suspension of travel permits, Working diligently to process transfer requests, restricted OS transfers, may not meet all deadlines due to decrease in staff
Alaska Y 3/18/2020 30 days Suspend all compact transfer requests and travel permits
Arizona Y 3/19/2020 30 days Maricopa County only suspended all extraditions, including interstate compact retakings, for the next 30 days, violent and sex offenders only are being retaken
Arkansas Y 3/20/2020 30 days Suspension of transfer requests, travel permits, limited retakings
California Y 3/16/2020 30 days Suspension of transfer requests, travel permits, extraditions (3/26)
Colorado Probation Y 3/17/2020 30 days Suspending transfers in/out of certain judicial districts, Suspending field visits
Colorado Parole N      
Connecticut Y 4/6/2020 30 days Suspended compact transfers, travel permits, limited retakings
Delaware Y 4/6/2020 30 days Limiting discretionary transfer requests
District of Columbia        
Florida Y 3/20/2020 30 days No leisure travel to FL; No discretionary transfer requests will be processed at this time.   Florida is limiting reporting instructions to residents returning and military members.
Georgia Y 3/13/2020 30 days Restriction on non-essential travel, no in-person reporting (report over phone instead)
Hawaii Y 3/24/2020 30 days Restriction on transfers, travel permits, suspending extradition/retaking
Idaho        

Illinois Parole

Y 3/16/2020 30 days Suspension of compact transfers, travel permits

Illinois Probation

Y 3/18/2020 30 days Suspension of compact transfers
Indiana        
Iowa Y 3/17/2020 4/30/2020 All incoming parole transfers are suspended; limited/delayed retakings; suspension of travel permits; processing of mandatory cases will continue
Kansas Y 4/6/2020 30 days Limiting retakes and extraditions, suspending discretionary transfer request and has limited in person reporting
Kentucky Y 3/18/2020 30 days Limited retaking, no in-person reporting
Louisiana Y 3/18/2020 30 days Limited processing of reporting instructions, suspension of transfer requests, limited retakes/extraditions
Maine Y 3/20/2020 30 days Limited transfer requests, retaking of offenders
Maryland Y 4/2/2020 5/1/2020 Suspending transfer requests, travel permits, unable to retake offenders, office is teleworking
Massachusetts Parole Y 4/7/2020 30 days suspension of travel permits, transfer requests
Massachusetts Probation Y 3/18/2020 30 days Suspension of transfer requests, limited travel permit requests
Michigan Y 3/20/2020 30 days Transfer requests may not meet deadlines, limiting retakes and extraditions
Minnesota Y 3/23/2020 30 days Suspension of discretionary and expedited transfer requests, travel permits
Mississippi Y 3/19/2020 30 days not extraditing offenders, relocating offenders should shelter in place
Missouri Y 3/19/2020 30 days Limited reporting instructions, no travel permits, no new transfer requests
Montana Y 3/16/2020 30 days Suspension of all compact transfers and travel permits
Nebraska Y (Parole only) 3/25/2020 4/15/2020 Transportation management for returns is being addressed on a case by case basis; Suspension of transfer requests for parole only; probation has no restrictions at this time; leisure travel is restricted
Nevada Y 3/16/2020 30 days Suspension of transfer requests, in person offender reporting
New Hampshire        
New Jersey Parole Y 3/18/2020 30 days Suspension of new transfer requests and travel permits to residents only; extraditions and  retakings limited or delayed
New Jersey Probation Y 3/20/2020 30 days Suspension of travel permits (for more than 24 hours); restricting to incoming and outgoing Transfer Requests (TRs) for residents as defined by the Compact. No leisure Travel Permits. No Discretionary TRs.
New Mexico Y 3/16/2020 30 days Suspension of all compact transfers; extraditions suspended for parole offenders
New York Probation N 3/16/2020 2 weeks All staff telecommuting
New York Parole Y 3/27/2020 30 days

Suspension of out of state custody transports

North Carolina Y 3/26/2020 30 days Out of state travel denied unless emergency, suspension of transfer requests
North Dakota Y 3/18/2020 30 days Unable to retake offenders, suspension of field contact, restriction on non-essential in-state travel
Ohio Y 3/17/2020 4/17/2020 Suspended discretionary transfer requests, travel permits, limited extraditions
Oklahoma Y 3/18/2020 30 days Suspension of all compact transfers, travel permits, retakings
Oregon Y 3/17/2020 30 days Suspension of compact transfers
Pennsylvania Y (parole only) 3/23/2020 30 days Limited transfer requests, limited retakes
Rhode Island Y 3/19/2020 4/19/2020 Suspension of transfer requests, travel permits
South Carolina Y 3/30/2020 30 days Limiting retakes and extraditions, suspension of all discretionary transfer requests and travel permits
South Dakota        
Tennessee        
Texas        
Utah Y 3/13/2020 30 days Suspension of all transfer requests and reporting instructions, emergency only travel permits
Vermont Y 3/16/2020   Limiting transfer requests, unable to retake offenders
Virgin Islands        
Virginia        
Washington        
West Virginia Y 3/24/2020 30 days Suspending transfer requests. travel permits, retakings
Wisconsin Y 3/18/2020 4/18/2020 Limiting retakes and extraditions, suspending discretionary transfer requests

Wyoming

Y 3/20/2020 4/30/2020 Limiting transfer requests, requests for reporting instructions, implementing travel restrictions, limited retakes/extraditions

Puerto Rico

Y 3/31/2020 4/12/2020 Transfer requests will not be completed or submitted at this time