Minnesota State Advisory Council for the Interstate Compact for Juveniles
Active dates:2010 -
Function: The state advisory council will advise and exercise advocacy concerning that state's participation in Interstate Commission activities and other duties as may be determined by that state, including, but not limited to, development of policy concerning operations and procedures of the compact within that state.
The Interstate Compact for Juveniles was modeled after the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision with similar implications for courts.
The Interstate Compact for Juveniles has been adopted by 40 states and is now active (from the CSG Website 9/8/10).
The Minnesota State Advisory Council for the Interstate Compact for Juveniles was reviewed by the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy (LCPFP) in 2013 as part of their biennial duty required by Minn. Stat. 3.885 Subd. 11. The LCPFP's 2013 Recommendations called for the keeping the council.
The Advisory Council shall consist of at least ten members of which four will be legislative members (two senators; two representatives) appointed by legislative leadership.
The Advisory Council on the Interstate Compact for Juveniles consists of the following individuals or their designees:
(1) the governor;
(2) the chief justice of the Supreme Court;
(3) two senators, one from the majority and the other from the minority party, selected by the Subcommittee on Committees of the senate Committee on Rules and Administration;
(4) two representatives, one from the majority and the other from the minority party, selected by the house speaker;
(5) a representative from the Department of Human Services regarding the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children;
(6) the compact administrator, selected as provided in Article III;
(7) the executive director of the Office of Justice Programs or designee;
(8) the deputy compact administrator; and
(9) other members as appointed by the commissioner of corrections.
The council may elect a chair from among its members.
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