2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:574.32 - Definitions

§574.32. Definitions

As used in this compact, unless the context clearly requires a different construction:

(1) "Adult" means both individuals legally classified as adults and juveniles treated as adults by court order, statute, or operation of law.

(2) "Bylaws" means those bylaws established by the Interstate Commission for its governance, or for directing or controlling the Interstate Commission's actions or conduct.

(3) "Commissioner" means the voting representative of each compacting state appointed pursuant to R.S. 15:574.33.

(4) "Compact administrator" means the individual in each compacting state appointed pursuant to the terms of this compact responsible for the administration and management of the state's supervision and transfer of offenders subject to the terms of this compact, the rules adopted by the Interstate Commission and policies adopted by the State Council under this compact.

(5) "Compacting state" means any state which has enacted the enabling legislation for this compact.

(6) "Interstate Commission" means the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision established by this compact.

(7) "Member" means the commissioner of a compacting state or designee who shall be a person officially connected with the commissioner.

(8) "Noncompacting state" means any state which has not enacted the enabling legislation for this compact.

(9) "Offender" means an adult placed under, or subject to supervision as the result of the commission of a criminal offense and released to the community under the jurisdiction of courts, paroling authorities, corrections, or other criminal justice agencies.

(10) "Person" means any individual, corporation, business enterprise, or other legal entity, either public or private.

(11) "Rules" means acts of the Interstate Commission, duly promulgated pursuant to R.S. 15:574.38, substantially affecting interested parties in addition to the Interstate Commission, which shall have the force and effect of law in the compacting states.

(12) "State" means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, and any other territorial possessions of the United States.

(13) "State Council" means the resident members of the State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision created by each state under R.S. 15:574.34.

Acts 2001, No. 606, §1, eff. June 19, 2002.

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