Gang-Related Legislation by Subject
(Laws Updated Through December 2017)

Apparel

States for this subject:
California
Florida
Iowa
Minnesota
Nevada
New Jersey
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Washington

California view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes.xhtml.

Cal. Ed. Code § 32282 (LexisNexis). ["Contents of comprehensive school safety plan; Use of existing resources and handbook; Grants for implementation; Evaluation and amendment; Submission for approval"]

Cal. Ed. Code § 35183 (LexisNexis). ["Legislative declaration regarding gang regalia, gang-related apparel and gang affiliation; Adoption and enforcement of reasonable dress code policy; Schoolwide uniforms"]

Cal. Ed. Code § 35183.5 (LexisNexis). ["Sun-protective clothing and sunscreen"]

Florida view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/.

Fla. Stat. § 1011.78. Standard student attire incentive payments

Iowa view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.legis.iowa.gov/law/iowaCode.

Iowa Code § 279.58. School dress code policies

Minnesota view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/.

Minn. Stat. § 604.12. Restrictions on Denying Access to Places of Public Accommodation; Civil Actions

Nevada view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.leg.state.nv.us/law1.cfm.

Nev. Rev. Stat. § 386.855. Authorization to establish policy of uniforms for pupils and dress code for educational personnel; financial assistance for pupils to purchase uniforms [Substituted in revision for Nev. Rev. Stat. § 392.415].

Nev. Rev. Stat. § 386.855. Authorization to establish policy of uniforms for pupils and dress code for educational personnel; financial assistance for pupils to purchase uniforms.

Nev. Rev. Stat. § 392.4635. Policy for Prohibition of Activities of Criminal Gangs on School Property

New Jersey view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://lis.njleg.state.nj.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&vid=Publish:10.1048/Enu.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 18A:11-7. Findings, declarations relative to school dress codes [Boards of Education/Board Powers and Duties]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 18A:11-9. Prohibition of gang-related apparel

Tennessee view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/tncode/default.

Tennessee § 49-6-4215. Criminal Gang Activity; Rules

Texas view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Index.aspx.

Texas Edu. Code § 11.162. School Uniforms

Utah view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://le.utah.gov/xcode/code.html.

Utah § 53A-15-1102. Uniforms in Schools—Legislative Finding—Policies

Virginia view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode.

Virginia § 22.1-79.2. Uniforms in Public Schools; Board of Education Guidelines

Washington view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/.

Washington § 28A.320.140. Schools With Special Standards—Dress Codes


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