interstate compact


interstate compact
n.
An agreement between two or more states on a matter of interest to each of them.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


interstate compact
A voluntary arrangement between two or more states that is designed to solve their common problems and that becomes part of the laws of each state.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


interstate compact
A voluntary arrangement between two or more states that is designed to solve their common problems and that becomes part of the laws of each state.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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