The Vermont Statutes Online
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.)