Missouri State Contact for International Prisoner Transfer
| Donna Coleman
Department of Corrections
2729 Plaza Drive
(P.O. Box 236)
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0236
| PH: (573) 751-2389
FX: (573) 751-4099
Missouri Revised Statutes Chapter 217
Department of Corrections Section 217.137
August 28, 1999
Prisoner transfers by United States treaty with foreign governments--governor's powers--director's duties.
217.137. If a treaty in effect between the United States and a foreign country provides for the transfer or exchange of convicted offenders to the country of which they are citizens or nationals, the governor may, on behalf of the state and subject to the terms of the treaty, authorize the director of the department to consent to the transfer or exchange of offenders and take any other action necessary to initiate the participation of this state in the treaty.
(L. 1982 H.B. 1196 § 57)