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Powers and duties of the interstate commission
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 4, ARTICLE 66
§ 3310. Powers and duties of the interstate commission. The interstate
commission shall have the following powers:

1. To provide for dispute resolution among member states.

2. To promulgate rules and take all necessary actions to effect the
goals, purposes and obligations as enumerated in this compact.

3. To issue, upon request of a member state, advisory opinions
concerning the meaning or interpretation of the interstate compact, its
bylaws, rules and actions.

4. To enforce compliance with the compact provisions, the rules
promulgated by the interstate commission, and the bylaws, using all
necessary and proper means, including but not limited to the use of
judicial process.

5. To establish and maintain offices which shall be located within one
or more of the member states.

6. To purchase and maintain insurance and bonds.

7. To borrow, accept, hire or contract for services of personnel.

8. To establish and appoint committees including, but not limited to,
an executive committee as required by subdivision five of section
thirty-three hundred nine of this article which shall have the power to
act on behalf of the interstate commission in carrying out its powers
and duties hereunder.

9. To elect or appoint such officers, attorneys, employees, agents, or
consultants, and to fix their compensation, define their duties and
determine their qualifications; and to establish the interstate
commission's personnel policies and programs relating to conflicts of
interest, rates of compensation, and qualifications of personnel.

10. To accept any and all donations and grants of money, equipment,
supplies, materials, and services, and to receive, utilize, and dispose
of it.

11. To lease, purchase, accept contributions or donations of, or
otherwise to own, hold, improve or use any property, real, personal, or

12. To sell, convey, mortgage, pledge, lease, exchange, abandon, or
otherwise dispose of any property, real, personal or mixed.

13. To establish a budget and make expenditures.

14. To adopt a seal and bylaws governing the management and operation
of the interstate commission.

15. To report annually to the legislatures, governors, judiciary, and
state councils of the member states concerning the activities of the
interstate commission during the preceding year. Such reports shall also
include any recommendations that may have been adopted by the interstate

16. To coordinate education, training and public awareness regarding
the compact, its implementation and operation for officials and parents
involved in such activity.

17. To establish uniform standards for the reporting, collecting and
exchanging of data.

18. To maintain corporate books and records in accordance with the

19. To perform such functions as may be necessary or appropriate to
achieve the purposes of this compact.

20. To provide for the uniform collection and sharing of information
between and among member states, schools and military families under
this compact consistent with all applicable privacy laws.