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Applicants Requesting New Agreements or Housing Rates


Applicants requesting a new Intergovernmental Agreement (Intergovernmental Agreements) or housing rate modification

Effective November 19, 2007, it is mandatory for most applicants requesting a new Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA) or housing rate modification to use the Electronic Intergovernmental Agreements (eIGA) automated process.

After Electronic Intergovernmental Agreements electronic applications are submitted, the U.S. Marshals Service will review, negotiate and award using the Electronic Intergovernmental Agreements electronic automated processes. The Electronic Intergovernmental Agreements system will not be used for Intergovernmental Agreements at non-Continental U.S. (CONUS) locations, Limited Use Agreements (LUAs), juvenile facilities, special medical services rates and certain administrative modifications.

For "exempt" Intergovernmental Agreements actions involving a per diem rate, local governments will continue to complete and submit a USM-243 form to the District and the District will forward the USM-243, along with a form USM-242, Request for Detention Services, to the Intergovernmental Agreements Branch for processing, as done previously.

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Electronic Intergovernmental Agreements (eIGA) - Electronic Intergovernmental Agreements manages the interaction between facility provider and an agency with detention service needs leading to an Intergovernmental Agreements. It provides a reliable and justifiable structure for the negotiation process. Electronic Intergovernmental Agreements automates the application process by collecting essential information from facility owners. To address the projection and budgeting challenges, the U.S. Marshals Service has developed a core rate concept that establishes a baseline for negotiating a fixed rate Intergovernmental Agreements.

Electronic Intergovernmental Agreements Facility Guide