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      CHC 1639     


Art. 1639.  Binding effect of compact and other laws

NOTE:  Art. 1639 enacted by Acts 2010, No. 893, §1, eff. when the 35th state enacts the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children.

A.  Nothing herein prevents the enforcement of any other law of a member state that is not inconsistent with this compact.

B.  Binding effect of the compact.

(1)  All lawful actions of the Interstate Commission, including all rules and bylaws promulgated by the Interstate Commission, are binding upon the member states.

(2)  All agreements between the Interstate Commission and the member states are binding in accordance with their terms.

(3)  In the event any provision of this compact exceeds the constitutional limits imposed on the legislature of any member state, it shall be ineffective to the extent of the conflict.

Acts 2010, No. 893, §1.

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