Gang-Related Legislation by Subject
(Laws Updated Through July 2020)

Criminal Intelligence Information and Systems (including Gang Databases)

Jurisdictions for this subject:
Federal
Arizona
California
Colorado
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Minnesota
Nevada
North Carolina
North Dakota
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia

Federal view all subjects for this jurisdiction To access United States Code, visit https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/uscode. To access Code of Federal Regulations, visit https://gov.ecfr.io/cgi-bin/ECFR.

28 C.F.R. Part 20. Criminal justice information systems.

28 U.S.C. § 534. Acquisition, preservation, and exchange of identification records and information; appointment of officials.

34 U.S.C. § 41507. National Gang Intelligence Center.

Arizona view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.azleg.gov/arstitle/.

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-3115. Forensics firearms identification system.

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

Cal. Gov't. Code § 13962 (Westlaw). ["Board publication of program availability; duties of local law enforcement agencies; training and outreach duties of board; required affirmations regarding program availability for gang members and suspected gang members; required affirmations regarding program availability regardless of documentation or immigration status"]

Cal. Gov't. Code § 70615. (LexisNexis). ["Fees for certain appeals to superior court"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 186.34 (LexisNexis). ["Shared gang database; Definitions; Exemptions; Reporting requirements; Written notice required prior to inclusion in database; Information request"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 186.35 (LexisNexis). ["Appeal of gang member designation in shared gang database"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 186.36 (Westlaw). ["Establishment of regulations for shared gang databases; establishment of Gang Database Technical Advisory Committee; membership of committee; oversight of databases"]

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

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-33.5-412 (LexisNexis). ["Functions of bureau - legislative review - interagency cooperation with reporting functions - processing time for criminal history record checks - computer crime - synthetic cannabinoids enforcement"]

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-33.5-415.3 (LexisNexis). [Colorado Bureau of Investigation: "Information on gangs - legislative declaration"]

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-33.5-1617 (Westlaw). ["Law enforcement, public safety, and criminal justice information sharing grant program--rules--fund created--definitions--repeal"]

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

Fla. Stat. § 119.071. General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records.

Fla. Stat. § 119.0714. Court files; court records; official records.

Fla. Stat. § 286.01141. Criminal justice commissions; public meetings exemption.

Fla. Stat. § 316.0777. Automated license plate recognition systems; public records exemption.

Fla. Stat. § 874.09. Crime data information.

Fla. Stat. § 985.047. Information systems.

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-11 (LexisNexis). ["Georgia Criminal Street Gang Database; uniform reporting format; confidentiality"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 35-3-201. Georgia Information Sharing and Analysis Center established; purpose.

Illinois view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs.asp.

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 505/34.2 (LexisNexis). ["Combat gang crime"]

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 2605/2605-305. Statewide Organized Criminal Gang Database (SWORD).

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 2640/1. Short title. [Statewide Organized Gang Database Act]

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 2640/5. [Definitions: Statewide Organized Criminal Gang Database Act]

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 2640/10. Duties of the Department.

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 2640/15. Duties of local law enforcement agencies.

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 2640/20. Interstate compact on gang information.

430 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 66/15. Objections by law enforcement agencies.

730 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/3-5-1. Master Record File.

Indiana view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://iga.in.gov/legislative/laws/current/ic/.

Ind. Code § 5-14-3-2. Definitions.

Ind. Code § 5-14-3-4. Records and recordings exempted from disclosure; time limitations; destruction of records.

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

Minn. Stat. § 299C.091. Criminal Gang Investigative Data System.

Minn. Stat. § 624.714. Carrying of Weapons Without Permit; Penalty.

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. Ann. § 480.407. "Criminal intelligence information" defined.

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 480.530. Nevada Threat Analysis Center: Creation; appointment and classification of Director; duties.

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 480.535. Nevada Threat Analysis Center: Confidentiality of information collected; penalties for violation.

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 480.540. Nevada Threat Analysis Center Advisory Committee: Creation; members; Chair and Vice Chair; meetings; service without compensation; duties.

North Carolina view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.ncleg.gov/Laws/GeneralStatutes.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.27A. Dissemination of Criminal Intelligence Information.

North Dakota view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.legis.nd.gov/general-information/north-dakota-century-code.

N.D. Cent. Code § 27-20-53. Children's Fingerprints, Photographs.

South Carolina view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/statmast.php.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-320. Access to and Maintenance of Records of Criminal Gang Activity.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-330. Development and Management of Statewide Criminal Gang Database.

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

Tenn. Code Ann. § 38-6-102. Criminal investigation division -- Criminal intelligence unit -- Investigations into domestic terrorism -- Emergency situation traffic stops.

Tenn. Code Ann. § 38-6-102. Criminal investigation division — Criminal intelligence unit — Investigations into domestic terrorism — Emergency situation traffic stops.

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

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 42A.507. Community Supervision for Certain Defendants Identified As Members of Criminal Street Gangs; Electronic Monitoring.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.02. Criminal Combination and Criminal Street Gang Intelligence Database; Submission Criteria.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.03. Release of Information.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.04. Criminal Information Relating to Child.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.05. Unauthorized Use or Release of Criminal Information.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.06. Removal of Records Relating to an Individual Other Than a Child.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.07. Removal of Records Relating to a Child.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.075. Right to Request Existence of Criminal Information.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.08. Right to Request Review of Criminal Information.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.09. Judicial Review.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.11. Gang Resource System.

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 61.12. Database User Training.

Tex. Gov’t Code § 411.048. Threats Against Peace Officers and Detention Officers.

Tex. Gov’t Code § 421.082. Powers and Duties.

Tex. Gov’t Code § 508.227. Electronic Monitoring of Certain Members of Criminal Street Gang.

Tex. Gov’t Code § 810.003. Certain Elected Officials Ineligible for Retirement Annuity.

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

Va. Code Ann. § 2.2-2241. Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to establish information exchange program.

Va. Code Ann. § 16.1-300. Confidentiality of Department Records.

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-186.6. Breach of personal information notification.

Va. Code Ann. § 52-8.6. Criminal Street Gang Reporting.

Va. Code Ann. § 53.1-10. Powers and Duties of the Director.

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

Wash. Rev. Code § 9.94A.637. Discharge upon completion of sentence—Certificate of discharge—Issuance, effect of no-contact order—Obligations, counseling after discharge.

Wash. Rev. Code § 42.56.240. Investigative, law enforcement, and crime victims.

Wash. Rev. Code § 42.56.240. Investigative, law enforcement, and crime victims.

Wash. Rev. Code § 43.43.762. Criminal Street Gang Database—Information Exempt from Public Disclosure.

West Virginia view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.wvlegislature.gov/wvcode/code.cfm.

W. Va. Code § 15A-12-5. Confidentiality and immunity from service of process; penalties.


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