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Short title; purpose
Correction (COR) CHAPTER 43, ARTICLE 5-A
§ 101. Short title; purpose. This article shall be known and may be
cited as the "interstate corrections compact". The party states,
desiring common action to fully utilize and improve their institutional
facilities and provide adequate programs for the confinement, treatment
and rehabilitation of various types of offenders, declare that it is the
policy of each of the party states to provide such facilities and
programs on a basis of cooperation with one another, thereby serving the
best interests of such offenders and of society and effecting economies
in capital expenditures and operational costs. The purpose of this
compact is to provide for the mutual development and execution of such
programs of cooperation for the confinement, treatment and
rehabilitation of offenders with the most economical use of human and
material resources.