Chapter 2.6.1 Primary Powers of the Interstate Commission

Primary Powers of the Interstate Commission

The interstate commission created by Article IV of the Compact is vested with both administrative and enforcement powers.  Among its key powers are:

  • Promulgate rules that are binding on the state and have the force and effect of law within each member state.
  • Oversee, supervise, and coordinate the interstate movement of those subject to the Compact.
  • Enforce compliance with all rules and terms of the Compact.
  • Create dispute resolution mechanisms to resolve differences between the states.
  • Coordinate education, training, and awareness of the Commission relative to coordinating the interstate movement of juvenile offenders.
  • Establish uniform standards for the reporting, collecting, and exchange of data.
  • To perform such other functions as may be necessary to achieve the purposes of the Compact.