Compilation of Gang-Related Legislation
(Laws Updated Through December 2018)

Legislation listed on this site refers to laws that are in effect. No proposals pending in state or federal legislatures are included until they have become enforceable laws in effect. On a rare basis, laws in effect are declared unconstitutional in whole or in part after judicial review. Double-check the current status of any law listed on this site before assuming it is valid or acting in reliance upon it.

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First page thumbnail of the “Gang, Gang Crime, and Gang Member Definitions” PDF Gang, Gang Crime, and Gang Member Definitions
This document describes current federal law and proposed legislation, as well as current state law. The information is updated annually.
PDF fileDefinitions.pdf (as of December 2016)

Gang-Related Legislation by State

Gang-Related Legislation by Subject