Interstate Compacts & Agencies 2003

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Interstate Compacts & Agencies This report was prepared by: William Kevin Voit, Senior Editor, The Council of State Governments and Gary Nitting, Intern, Martin School of Public Administration, University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky Examples of compacts listed in this book can be obtained at For a report on interstate Compact agencies and good governance, see U.S.

Gov’t Accountability Office, No. GAO, Interstate Compacts: An Overview of the Structure and Governance of Environment and Natural Resource Compacts (). Washington state have statutes authorizing agencies to enter into interstate compacts or agreements concerning milk prices, production or control.

Member States, Statutory Citations, [Year of Joinder] Maine: 7 M.R.S.A. § A [] Vermont: V.S.A. 6 § et seq. [] (Northeast Interstate Compact for Dairy Pricing) BOUNDARY. Federal Enforcement of Interstate Compacts Eleventh Amendment Issues for Compact Agencies Judicial Interpretation of Interstate Compacts Chapter Interstate Compacts & Agencies 2003 book – The Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) History of the Interstate Compact for Probation and Parole (ICPP)File Size: 1MB.

Most early interstate compacts resolved boundary disputes, but since the early 20th century, compacts have increasingly been used as a tool of state cooperation. In some cases, an agreement will create a new multi-state governmental agency which is responsible for administering or improving some shared resource such as a seaport or public.

nine congressionally approved compacts over that period. Edward D. Feigenbaum, Interstate Compacts & Agreements, 26 THE BOOK OF THE STATES (Council of State Governments, ). The figures are derived from William Kevin Voit, Interstate Compacts & Agencies (Council of State Governments, ).Cited by: 1.

information about interstate agencies and commissions were also updated via the Internet, by telephone, and from state statutory indexes in This edition lists wmpacts by subject and state and provides a brief description about the compacts, statutory citations, and the year that.

The Evolving Use and the Changing Role of Interstate Compacts is a long-needed guide to the law and use of interstate compacts. This book explains the historical basis of compacts and the legal underpinnings of compacts.

It covers such diverse topics as federal and state court jurisdiction, compact-created administrative agencies, Eleventh. Interstate Compacts: Background and History About Interstate Compacts Interstate compacts are contracts between two or more states creating an agreement on a variety of issues, such as specific policy challenges, regulatory matters and boundary settlements.

States have used interstate compacts to address a variety of issues, including. Soon after National Popular Vote’s initial press conference on Februthe National Popular Vote compact had been introduced in all 50 state legislatures.

As of3, state legislators have either sponsored the National Popular Vote compact in their state legislatures or. List of compacts. The table below lists interstate compacts formed between and Interstate Compact: A voluntary arrangement between two or more states that is designed to solve their common problems and that becomes part of the laws of each state.

Interstate compacts in the United States were first used by the American colonies to settle boundary disputes.

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After the American Revolution, states continued to use interstate. The Evolving Use and the Changing Role of Interstate Compacts is a long-needed guide to the law and use of interstate compacts. This book explains the historical basis of compacts and the legal underpinnings of compacts.

It covers such diverse topics as federal and state court jurisdiction, compact-created administrative agencies, Eleventh Amendment immunity, drafting considerations, and the. Bi-state tolling authorities have broad authority to set toll rates and use revenues for a range of purposes, including maintaining, repairing, and improving their infrastructure.

In setting tolls, bi-state tolling authorities are primarily influenced by debt obligations and maintain specific operating revenues to repay their debt. A federal statute requiring bridge tolls to be "just and. compacts themselves.

Moreover, Congress and the courts can compel compliance with the terms of interstate compacts. This is why compacts are considered an effective means of ensuring interstate cooperation. The membership listed in the following compacts pertains only. Interstate compacts are not new. They date back to the country’s founding as a way to resolve disputes between colonies.

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Sincecompacts have grown beyond bi-state agreements into national and regional creations with both advisory and regulatory responsibilities. Although compacts and agreements have lubricated the functioning of the United States governmental system, as Zimmerman makes clear, the full potential of compacts and agreements has not been achieved to date, and he makes recommendations to improve the level of interstate by:   Interstate compacts are legal agreements between states that are designed to resolve concerns that transcend state lines, such as allocating interstate waters.

While some compacts assign their administration to existing state agencies, compacts requiring greater coordination among states may establish an interstate agency, typically called a commission, to administer their provisions. Download the Brief in PDF / E-Reader Compatible Format.

Interstate compacts often are viewed as a way for states to work cooperatively to avoid federal intervention or a federally mandated solution.

While that is an accurate statement, it does not mean the federal government does not play a role in the compact process. In fact, federal officials are active participants in a number of compacts. Office of the Revisor of Statutes 7 State House Station State House Room Augusta, Maine Data for this page extracted on 12/05/ Maine Government.

This webinar isthe first in a planned series that will allow state legislators and policymakers to learn more about the opportunities and benefits.

This book explains the historical basis of compacts and the legal underpinnings of compacts. It covers such diverse topics as federal and state court jurisdiction, compact-created administrative agencies, Eleventh Amendment immunity, drafting considerations, and the use of compacts in specific areas such as crime control, child welfare Cited by: 8.

California-Nevada Interstate Compact-- Would establish a commission to administer water rights involving Lake Tahoe and the Carson, Truckee, and Walker States have ratified the compact and are abiding by it even though Congress has not ratified it. Some of the issues involved were addressed in P.L.the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Indian Tribes Water Rights Settlement Act of interstate compacts provide a system whereby a person under supervision can leave the state of conviction-the sending state- and proceed to another state for employment true the federal Crime control commission act of authorized two or more states to enter interstate compacts.

Tahoe Regional Planning Compact Establishes a regional planning agency with power to adopt and enforce a regional plan of resource conserva¬tion and development and to exercise various en¬vironmental controls over the Tahoe Basin.

house, and staff members of the agencies, boards, commissions, and other entities listed. Melody A. Kellogg, Director Oklahoma Department of Libraries Connie G.

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Federal Enforcement of Interstate Compacts Eleventh Amendment Issues for Compact Agencies Judicial Interpretation of Interstate Compacts Chapter 2 – The Interstate Compact for Juveniles General Principles Affecting the Interstate Movement of Juveniles Overview of Interstate Movement. Title 7, §A Interstate conferences and compacts.

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The commissions shall have power to enter into compacts, subject to congressional approval, with legally constituted milk commissions or similar authorities of other states or of the United States of America to effect a uniformity in regulating and insuring an adequate supply of pure and wholesome milk to the inhabitants of this State, to.

The National Center for Interstate Compacts mission is to serve as an information clearinghouse, a provider of training and technical assistance, and a primary facilitator in assisting states in the review, revision, and creation of new interstate compacts as solutions to multi-state problems or alternatives to federal preemption and the.

The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC): This compact applies to the placement of children into foster care, relative care, adoption, and residential placements into all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and US ticut General Statutes (CGS)a The Interstate Compact on Juveniles (ICJ): This Compact applies to the placement or movement of youth.

The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) is a law in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands.

ICPC must be followed before a child can be placed from one state to another for purposes of residential treatment, foster care and adoption by public and private agencies, the courts and other independent parties.The agreement that the constitution prohibit the states from making is called the interstate compact agreement.

According to Article 1, Section 10 of the US Constitution, "no stall will enter into an agreement or compact with another state.INTERSTATE COMPACTSINTERSTATE COMPACTS.

Article I, Sect of the U.S. Constitution authorizes the states, with the consent of Congress, to make compacts among themselves.

The Compact Clause says, "No state shall, without the Consent of Congress, enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power.

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