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Title 28 : Public Institutions and Corrections

Chapter 023 : NEW ENGLAND INTERSTATE CORRECTIONS COMPACT

Subchapter 001 : NEW ENGLAND INTERSTATE CORRECTIONS COMPACT

(Cite as: 28 V.S.A. § 1402)
  • § 1402. Definitions- Article II

    As used in this compact, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

    (a) "State" means a state of the United States, located in New England, to wit, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

    (b) "Sending state" means a state party to this compact in which conviction or court commitment was had.

    (c) "Receiving state" means a state party to this compact to which an inmate is sent for confinement other than a state in which conviction or court commitment was had.

    (d) "Inmate" means a male or female offender who is committed, under sentence to or confined in a penal or correctional institution.

    (e) "Institutions" means any penal or correctional facility (including but not limited to a facility for the mentally ill or mentally defective) in which inmates as defined subsection (d) above may lawfully be confined. (Added 1961, No. 213, § 2, eff. July 11, 1961.)