Interstate compacts & agencies 1998

by William Kevin Voit

Publisher: Council of State Governments

Written in English
Published: Pages: 200 Downloads: 642
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  • Directories,
  • Interstate agreements,
  • States,
  • United States
The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL11114654M
ISBN 100872928616
ISBN 109780872928619

Interstate Compact Defining a Portion of the Arizona-Nevada Boundary on the Colorado River Interstate Compact Defining the Boundary Between the States of Arizona and California Interstate Compact to Build a Border Fence. terstate compact agency.2 A compact agency is, often by express terms of its authorizing compact, a distinct legal entity,3 although it exhibits both state4 and federal' characteristics. Traditionally, judi Congressional consent to interstate compacts is a constitutional requirement: "No State shall, without the Consent of Congress. Middle Atlantic Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact, § ; Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Compact, §§ through ; Counties, Cities and Towns. Appalachian Region Interstate Compact, § ; Courts Not of Record. Interstate Compact Relating to Juveniles, §§ through Interstate Books4School is a nationwide supplier of Valu-Books and Tradebooks for infant through 12th grade. We are dedicated to budget-stretching prices, responsive service and speedy delivery of all orders. We have access to o, book titles. Our experienced Books4School staff is happy to assist in locating titles, suggesting themes, helping build class sets, complying with.

An interstate compact was chosen as the most appropriate vehicle to make this change. An interstate compact is a contract between states. Currently there are over interstate compacts in effect (NCSBN, ). The compact language must be adopted by the legislature of . 3) Regulatory Compacts: broadest and largest category of interstate compacts may be called “regulatory” or “administrative” compacts. Regulatory compacts create ongoing administrative agencies whose rules and regulations may be binding on the states to the extent authorized by the compact. These compacts normally call for the creation of an interstate agency to oversee an ongoing policy area. These agencies, typically known as commissions, often serve as quasi-governmental agencies and have the authority to pass rules, form committees, establish organizational policy, seek grants and ensure compliance with the compact. INTERSTATE COMPACTS Purpose, Powers and Duties: It is the purpose of this compact to: 1. Establish and maintain close cooperation and understanding among executive, legislative, professional, educational and lay.

  The most recent Border Compact was in , settling the border between Virginia and West Virginia. Advisory Compacts typically establish specialized commissions to . Federal Interstate Compact (ISC) The Federal Interstate Compact for the Supervision of Parolees and Probationers is a legally binding agreement between the fifty states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to serve as each other's agents in . Click a state to view its list of compacts. State Citation Year Of Joinder; Alabama (no citation) Indiana (no citation) Kansas (no citation) Kentucky: KRS Sec. New Mexico: NMSA Sec. *** North Dakota (no citation) Rhode Island (no citation) OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages tables 22 cm: Contents: The development of interstate agencies under the compact clause --Interstate compact agencies: relations with state and federal governments --Interstate compact agencies: powers and personnel --Interstate compact agencies: staffing and operations --Interstate compact agencies: selected case studies --Some .

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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 Interstate cooperation: a directory of New York's interstate compacts and interstate agencies.

[Peter Edman; New York (State). Legislature. Senate. Select Committee on Interstate Cooperation.] N.Y.: New York State Senate Select Committee on Interstate Cooperation, [] Edition/Format: Print book: State or province government publication.

Interstate Compacts are binding on signatory states, meaning once a state legislature adopts a Compact, it binds all agencies, state officials and citizens to the terms of that Compact. Since the very first Compact case, the U.S. Supreme Court has. 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. d Gary Nitting, “Interstate Compacts & Agencies” The Council of State Governments, d Mitch Wendell, “The Law and Use of Interstate Compacts” The Council of State Governments, CSG’s ender Supervision and the Interstate Compact for Juveniles.

He holds a Masters in Public Administration and a B.A. in Communications from Western. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Voit, William Kevin. Interstate compacts & agencies. Lexington, Ky: Council of State Governments, he Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, a new inter-state agreement adopted by 38 states, sig-nificantly updates the year-old mecha-nism for tracking and supervising parolees and probationers that move between states.

The new compact also is an example of how the over year-old structure of interstate compacts is chang. First, states, as sovereigns, have inherent authority to enact Compacts. See Rhode Island v. Massachusetts, 37 U.S. (12 Pet.)(). Thus, states do not need any express authority to enact a Compact.

In contrast, states must authorize agencies and executive officials to enact administrative agreements both intra and interstate.

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.

Interstate compacts serve an important, but mostly unnoticed role in shaping relationships between the states and between the states and the federal government, resolving thorny policy problems such as law enforcement and corrections management across state lines, pollution control, natural resource management, child protection, regional transportation, and professional.

compact commissions and the state agencies in which interstate compacts are located. The center promotes the use of interstate compacts as an ideal tool to meet the demand for cooperative state action, to develop and enforce stringent standards, and to provide an adaptive structure for states.

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, ).

An alphabetical listing shows compacts. at 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. Tahoe Reg’l Planning Agency, F.2d(9th Cir. ) (“[A] congressionally sanctioned interstate Compact within the Compact Clause is a federal law subject to federal construction”); Friends of the Columbia Gorge v.

The Evolution of Interstate Compacts Interstate compacts are authorized in Article I, Section 10 of the U.S. Constitution. Historically, compacts were used primarily to settle boundary disputes between a pair of neighboring states, such as the Kansas-Missouri Boundary Compact.

The focus of compacts was fairly narrow and there. 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. What is an Interstate Compact.

An interstate compact is a contract between two or more states. It carries the force of statu-tory law and allows states to perform a certain action, observe a certain standard or cooperate in a critical policy area. Generally speaking, interstate compacts. Frankfurter and Landis, The Compact Clause of the Constitution: A Study in Interstate Adjustments, 34 Y ALE L.J.

(); F. ZIMMERMAN AND M. WENDELL, INTERSTATE COMPACTS SINCE (); F. ZIMMERMAN AND M. WENDELL, THE LAW AND USE OF INTERSTATE COMPACTS (). 48 Stat. The Deputy Compact Administrator (DCA) is the center of compact operations in each state.

Being a DCA requires the ability to take on various responsibilities such as managing the staff of the compact office, apprising the Commissioner on matters related to compact and be the point of contact for compact operations with other states and with stakeholders within their state.

Understanding the legal nature of an interstate Compact begins with this basic point: interstate Compacts are formal agreements between states that exist simultaneously as both (1) statutory law, and (2) contracts between states. The contractual nature stems from the reciprocal enactment and adoption of substantially and substantively similar laws by sovereign state legislatures.

An interstate compact is a contractual arrangement made between two or more states in which the assigned parties agree on a specific policy issue and either adopt a set of standards or cooperate with one another on a particular regional or national matter. The tables below show the compacts each state is involved in as of On average, each state was a party to 37 interstate compacts as of.

the interstate compact-little used or noticed in recent years-may become an increasingly important method of coordination at the sub-federal level.2 This Article examines the democratic implications of such a resort.

An interstate compact is an exception to the rule that one legislature. This document updates a publication. CSG updated the information in this publication from a swey it conducted in and compiled in and Some citations and information about interstate agencies and commissions were also updated via the Internet, by telephone, and from state statutory indexes in Operating agencies created by interstate compact.

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida); Bear River Commission (Idaho, Utah and Wyoming) Bi-State Development Agency (Missouri and Illinois).

This panel examined the evolution and current use of interstate compacts, discuss the history of interstate compacts and examine the scope of interstate problems states now tackle through compacts, with a focus on occupational licensure compacts.

Additionally, the panel explored other forms of multistate cooperation and discussed why compacts. The History of Interstate Compacts The use of interstate compacts has evolved consid-erably throughout the course of American history. As ofapproximately interstate compacts were active, with each state belonging to an average of Virginia is a member of the most compacts, adopting approximately 40 different agreements, while Hawaii.

interstate exit authority interstate exit authority a price of it was published by interstate america and has a total of pages in the book interstate areas by map a new map with rest areas across the usa interstate compact directory search directions. The Interstate Compact for Education is an interstate states (and the District of Columbia) but Hawaii, Oregon, South Dakota and Washington are members.

The compact established a commission to oversee educational policy development. Text of the compact. The legislature of each member state passes the laws with certain modifications, but the core of the legislation remains the.

Texas Child Protection Law Bench Book THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN (ICPC) This chapter is an overview of the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC).

The ICPC is a model contract that was drafted inand is. the broader use of interstate compacts as effective tools of state power, compact agencies began to be created, and in the last quarter century they have come to occupy an important place in state administration.' Bycompacts were used by virtually every state in the Union in.

The Department of Children & Family Services works to meet the needs of Louisiana's most vulnerable citizens. The Child Welfare division works to protect children against abuse and neglect, find permanent homes for Louisiana's foster children and to educate the .of compacts and the interstate agencies formed to administer them are available online.

I. Formation of Interstate Compacts: An interstate compact is an agreement between or among two or more states of the United States. To become effective, it must be approved .Port of New York Authority, perhaps the greatest of our interstate compact agencies, seeks to bar congressional inquiry into its activities and operations on the classic ground that, as a "state agency," it is immune from federal investigation' ° II THE FEDRAL ROLE IN INTERSTATE COMPACTS A.

The Requirement of Congressional Consent.