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Are there any rules in place that would prevent a parolee in

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Are there any rules in place that would prevent a parolee in Maryland from transfering to Illinois. For example does Illinois not accept parolees from the state of maryland.
Both Maryland and Illinois are parties to the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision. There is no prohibition on transferring from Maryland to Illinois. The interstate compact governs the process of transferring parole supervision. The parolee must apply through their parole officer in Maryland. Normally once the receiving state (Illinois) receives the application from the sending state (Maryland) they have 45 days to act on it.

Here is a link to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision. It gives a good overview of the process:
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