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Title 28 : Public Institutions and Corrections

Chapter 027 : INTERSTATE CORRECTIONS COMPACT

Subchapter 001 : The Compact

(Cite as: 28 V.S.A. § 1602)
  • § 1602. Definitions- Article II

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

    (a) "State" means a state of the United States; the United States of America; a territory or possession of the United States; the District of Columbia; the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

    (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) "Institution" 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 in subsection (d) above may lawfully be confined. (Added 1969, No. 13, § 1, eff. Feb. 28, 1969.)