Gang-Related Legislation by Subject
(Laws Updated Through December 2017)
Alaska Stat. § 11.61.190. Misconduct involving weapons in the first degree.
Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-501. Persons under eighteen years of age; felony charging; definitions.
Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-706. Serious, violent or aggravated offenders; sentencing; life imprisonment; definitions.
Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-1209. Drive by shooting; forfeiture; driver license revocation; classification; definitions.
Ark. Code § 5-74-102. General legislative findings, declarations, and intent. [Arkansas Criminal Gang, Organizations, or Enterprise Act]
Ark. Code § 5-74-107. Unlawful discharge of a firearm from a vehicle.
Ark. Code § 5-74-201. Legislative findings. [Recruiting Gang Members]
Cal. Pen. Code § 189 (LexisNexis). ["Degrees of murder"]
Cal. Pen. Code § 246 (LexisNexis). ["Discharge of firearm at inhabited dwelling house, occupied building, vehicle, aircraft, inhabited housecar or inhabited camper; Penalty"]
Cal. Pen. Code § 246.1 (LexisNexis). ["Forfeiture of vehicle involved in violent offenses; Disposition of proceeds"]
Cal. Pen. Code § 12022.55 (LexisNexis). ["Additional punishment for discharging firearm from vehicle"]
California Pen Code § 246.3. Discharging Firearm or BB Device in Grossly Negligent Manner; Punishment.
Colo. Rev. Stat. § 16-13-301 (LexisNexis). [Definitions: Abatement of Public Nuisance]
Colo. Rev. Stat. § 16-13-303 (LexisNexis). ["Class 1 public nuisance"]
Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-12-107.5 (LexisNexis). ["Illegal discharge of a firearm - penalty"]
Fla. Stat. § 790.15. Discharging firearm in public or on residential property.
Ga. Code Ann. § 16-5-21 (LexisNexis). ["Aggravated assault"]
625 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/6-206. Discretionary authority to suspend or revoke license or permit; right to a hearing.
720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/12-2. Aggravated assault
720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/12-2. Aggravated assault.
720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/36-1. Property subject to forfeiture.
Iowa Code § 708.6. Intimidation with a dangerous weapon
La. Stat. Ann. § 14:30. First degree murder
La. Stat. Ann. § 14:30.1. Second degree murder
La. Stat. Ann. § 14:32.6. First degree feticide
La. Stat. Ann. § 14:37.1. Assault by drive-by shooting
La. Stat. Ann. § 14:107.2. Hate crimes
La. Stat. Ann. Art. 890.1. Waiver of minimum mandatory sentences; procedure; exceptions
La. Stat. Ann. Art. 905.4. Aggravating circumstances
17-A M.R.S. § 202. Felony Murder
Minn. Stat. § 609.19. Murder in the Second Degree
Minn. Stat. § 609.66. Dangerous Weapons
Minn. Stat. § 609.185. Murder in the First Degree
Minn. Stat. § 609.5318. Forfeiture of Vehicles Used in Drive-By Shootings
Miss. Code Ann. § 47-5-138.1. Trusties Authorized to Accumulate Additional Earned Time; Certain Offenders in Trusty Status Ineligible for Time Allowance
Miss. Code Ann. § 47-7-3. Parole of Prisoners; Conditions for Eligibility; Determination of Tentative Hearing Date
Miss. Code Ann. § 97-1-5. Accessories after the fact; punishment
Miss. Code Ann. § 97-3-2. Crimes of Violence Defined
Miss. Code Ann. § 97-3-109. Drive-by shooting; drive-by bombing
Miss. Code Ann. § 97-3-110. Seizure and forfeiture of firearms unlawfully possessed by juveniles and of motor vehicles used in drive-by shootings or bombings
Miss. Code Ann. § 97-3-111. Forfeiture of vehicles used in drive-by shootings or bombings
Miss. Code Ann. § 97-37-29. Shooting into dwelling house
Mo. Rev. Stat. § 571.030 R.S.Mo. Unlawful use of weapons -- exceptions -- Penalty [Effective January 1, 2017]
Nev. Rev. Stat. § 202.287. Discharging Firearm Within or From Structure or Vehicle; Penalty
N.M. Stat. § 30-3-8. Shooting at Dwelling or Occupied Building; Shooting at or From a Motor Vehicle
N.M. Stat. § 30-3-8.2. Court Record of Conviction; Revocation of Driver’s License
N.M. Stat. § 31-18-15.2. Definitions [Criminal Sentencing Act]
N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.9. Discharging a Firearm From Within an Enclosure
Ohio Rev. Code § 2929.14. Definite Prison terms
Ohio Rev. Code § 2941.146. Firearm Discharged From Motor Vehicle Specification
21 Okla. Stat. tit. § 13.1. Required Service of Minimum Percentage of Sentence—Offenses Specified
21 Okla. Stat. tit. § 652. Shooting With Intent to Kill—Assault and Battery With Deadly Weapon, Etc.
Or. Rev. Stat. § 163.707. Forfeiture of Motor Vehicle Used in Drive-By Shooting
Or. Rev. Stat. § 166.220. Unlawful Use of Weapon
R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-47-51.1. Discharge of Firearm or Incendiary or Explosive Substance or Device From Motor Vehicle
R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-47-61. Drive-By Shootings
Utah Code § 53-3-220. Offenses requiring mandatory revocation, denial, suspension, or disqualification of license -- Offense requiring an extension of period -- Hearing -- Limited driving privileges.
Utah Code § 76-10-508. Discharge of Firearm From a Vehicle, Near a Highway, or in Direction of Any Person, Building, or Vehicle—Penalties
Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-286.1. Shooting From Vehicles So as to Endanger Persons; Penalty
Wash. Rev. Code § 9.94A.030. Definitions [Sentencing Reform Act of 1981]
Wash. Rev. Code § 13.40.193. Firearms--Length of Confinement
Wash. Rev. Code § 13.40.210. Setting of Release Date—Administrative Release Authorized, When—Parole Program, Revocation or Modification of, Scope—Intensive Supervision Program—Parole Officer's Right of Arrest