1. Travel permits shall be mandatory for juveniles traveling out-of-state for a period in excess of twenty-four (24) consecutive hours and who have committed or which the adjudicated offenses or case circumstances include any of the following:
a. Sex-related offenses;
b. Violent offenses that have resulted in personal injury or death;
c. Offenses committed with a weapon;
d. Juveniles who are state committed;
e. Juveniles testing placement and who are subject to the terms of the Compact;
f. Juveniles returning to the state from which they were transferred for the purposes of visitation;
g. Juveniles transferring to a subsequent state(s) with the approval of the initial sending state;
h. Transferred juveniles in which the victim notification laws, policies and practices of the sending and/or receiving state require such notification;
2. A travel permit may be used as a notification of juveniles traveling to an out-of-state private residential treatment facility who are under the terms or conditions of probation or parole.
3. The permit shall not exceed ninety (90) calendar days. If for the purposes of testing a placement, a referral packet is to be received by the receiving state's ICJ Office within thirty (30) calendar days of the effective date of the Travel Permit. The issuing state shall ensure the juvenile has been instructed to immediately report any change in status during that period.
a. When a Travel Permit exceeds thirty (30) calendar days, the sending state shall provide specific instructions for the juvenile to maintain contact with his/her supervising agency.
4. Authorization for out-of-state travel shall be approved at the discretion of the supervising person. An exception would be when the sending state has notified the receiving state that travel must be approved by the sending state’s appropriate authority. The sending state’s ICJ Office shall forward the Travel Permit via electronic communication, as appropriate, to the state in which the visit or transfer of supervision will occur. The authorized Travel Permit should be provided and received prior to the juvenile’s movement. The receiving state upon receipt of the Travel Permit shall process and/or disseminate appropriate information in accordance with established law, policy, practice or procedure in the receiving state.
5. If a travel permit is issued, the sending state is responsible for victim notification in accordance with the laws, policies and practices of that state. The sending and receiving states shall collaborate to the extent possible to comply with the legal requirements of victim notification through the timely exchange of required information.
History: Adopted December 3, 2009, effective March 1, 2010; amended September 15, 2010, effective January 1, 2011; amended October 26, 2011, effective March 1, 2012; amended October 17, 2012, effective April 1, 2013.