Memorandum: Interstate Compact for Supervision of Adult Offenders


Review of the 1999 Model Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision as proposed and circulated by the National Institute of Corrections for adoption by the states; including the nature of interstate compacts and their constitutionality under the U.S.Constitution. Compares bills proposing the Compact's adoption in six states and examines how other states' legislatures addressed the Compact's finance, liability, and State Council provisions. Summarizes relevant case law at that time. Addresses several issues raised by Mr. Jefry Van Valkenburgh, Assistant Attorney General, in his January 25, 2000, letter questioning the constitutionality of the Compact under the Oregon Constitution. Presented to Oregon Joint Judicial Committee.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Conflict of Laws Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Criminal Law Updates

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