Interstate compact

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In the United States of America, an interstate compact is an agreement between two or more states.wikipedia
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In the United States of America, an interstate compact is an agreement between two or more states.
Additionally, each state has the opportunity to ratify constitutional amendments, and, with the consent of Congress, two or more states may enter into interstate compacts with one another.

Uniform act

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Such compacts are distinct from Uniform Acts, which are model statutes produced by non-governmental bodies of legal experts to be passed by state legislatures independently.
Such laws are distinct from interstate compacts.

Metro Transit (St. Louis)

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Metro Transit is an enterprise of Bi-State Development, an interstate compact formed by Missouri and Illinois in 1949.

Breaks Interstate Park

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Rather than their respective state park systems, it is instead administered by an interstate compact between the states of Virginia and Kentucky.

Delaware River Port Authority

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The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA), officially the "Delaware River Port Authority of Pennsylvania and New Jersey," is a bi-state agency instrumentality created by a Congressionally approved interstate compact between the governments of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Colorado River Compact

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The Colorado River Compact is a 1922 agreement among seven U.S. states in the basin of the Colorado River in the American Southwest governing the allocation of the water rights to the river's water among the parties of the interstate compact.

Delaware River Basin Commission

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) is a United States government agency created in 1961 by an interstate compact, signed into law by President John F. Kennedy, between four states (Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York).

Education Commission of the States

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ECS was founded as a result of the creation of the Compact for Education, an interstate compact approved by Congress and works with all 50 U.S. states, three territories (American Samoa, Guam and Northern Mariana Islands) and the District of Columbia.

Emergency Management Assistance Compact

The Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) is a mutual aid agreement among states and territories of the United States.

Delaware River and Bay Authority

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The Delaware River and Bay Authority or DRBA is a bi-state government agency of the U.S. states of New Jersey and Delaware established by interstate compact in 1962.

Article One of the United States Constitution

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Article I, Section 10 of the United States Constitution provides that "No State shall, without the Consent of Congress... enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State."
There have been a number of Supreme Court cases concerning what constitutes valid congressional consent to an interstate compact.

Connecticut River

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The Connecticut River Flood Control Compact between the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont was established in 1953 to help prevent serious flooding.

Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission

The Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission (GSMFC) is an interstate compact among the five U.S. states that border the Gulf of Mexico: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

New Jersey

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New Jersey has interstate compacts with all three of its neighboring states.

Treaty of Beaufort

This includes agreements like the Treaty of Beaufort, which set the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina in 1787, and is still in effect.
The legal status of this treaty, given that the later U.S. Constitution of 1789 made interstate treaties unconstitutional, is now that of an interstate compact.

New York (state)

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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) is a joint venture between the States of New York and New Jersey and authorized by the US Congress, established in 1921 through an interstate compact, that oversees much of the regional transportation infrastructure, including bridges, tunnels, airports, and seaports, within the geographical jurisdiction of the Port of New York and New Jersey.

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) is a joint venture between the U.S. states of New York and New Jersey, established in 1921 through an interstate compact authorized by the United States Congress.

Palisades Interstate Park Commission

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Palisades Interstate Park and its governing body, the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, was formed under an interstate compact in 1900 by governors Theodore Roosevelt of New York and Foster M. Voorhees of New Jersey in response to the destruction of the Palisades by quarry operators in the late 19th century.

Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

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The interstate compact was seen as an alternative to direct federal regulation that would allow oil producing states to retain more control.

Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact

The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact (IWVC) is a United States interstate compact (an agreement among participating states) to provide reciprocal sharing of information regarding sportsman fishing, hunting, and trapping violations and allows for recognition of suspension or revocation of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses and permits in other member states resulting from violations concerning hunting, fishing and trapping laws in order to prevent poaching across state lines.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

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WMATA was created by the United States Congress as an interstate compact between the District of Columbia, the State of Maryland, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

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The KCATA is a bi-state agency formed by an interstate compact between Kansas and Missouri in 1965–6.

National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

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Proposed in the form of an interstate compact, the agreement would go into effect among the participating states in the compact only after they collectively represent an absolute majority of votes (currently at least 270) in the Electoral College.

Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children

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The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) is a contract among all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands providing for protection and support services for children moved between U.S. states for birth parent unification or reunification when the court has jurisdiction over the child.