Western Corrections Compact

The party states, desiring by common action to improve their institution facilities and provide programs of sufficiently high quality 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. The purpose of this compact is to provide for the development and execution of such programs of cooperation for the confinement, treatment and rehabilitation of offenders.
Category: Corrections and Crime Control

Member States

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Alaska AS Secs. 33.36.060 to 33.36.100 1961
Arizona A.R.S. Sec. 31-471 et seq. 1970
California West's Ann. Cal. Pen. Code Sec. 11190 et seq. 1961
Colorado C.R.S. Secs. 24-60-801 to 24-60-805 1971
Congress 48 Stat. 909 1934
Hawaii HRS Secs. 355-1 355-5 1965
Montana MCA Title 46, Ch. 19, Part 3 1967
New Mexico NMSA 1978 Secs. 31-5-4 to 31-5-9 1959
Oregon ORS 421.282 to 421.294 1959
Utah U.C.A. 1953, 77-28-1 to 77-28-5 1980
Washington RCW 72.70.010 et seq. 1959
Wyoming W.S. Secs. 7-3-401 to 7-3-406 1959