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

Drive-By Shooting

States for this subject:
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Iowa
Louisiana
Maine
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nevada
New Mexico
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Rhode Island
Utah
Virginia
Washington

Alaska view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://akleg.gov/index.php.

Alaska Stat. § 11.61.190. Misconduct involving weapons in the first degree

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

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

Arkansas view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us.

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]

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

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

Colorado view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://leg.colorado.gov/agencies/office-legislative-legal-services/colorado-revised-statutes.

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"]

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

Fla. Stat. § 790.15. Discharging firearm in public or on residential property

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-5-21 (LexisNexis). ["Aggravated assault"]

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

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

Iowa Code § 708.6. Intimidation with a dangerous weapon

Louisiana view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://legis.la.gov/legis/LawSearch.aspx.

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

Maine view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://legislature.maine.gov/statutes/.

17-A M.R.S. § 202, Felony Murder

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

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

Mississippi view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.sos.ms.gov/Education-Publications/Pages/Mississippi-Code.aspx.

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

Missouri view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.moga.mo.gov/mostatutes/statutesAna.html.

MO Rev Stat§ 571.030 R.S.Mo. Unlawful use of weapons -- exceptions -- Penalty [Effective January 1, 2017]

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. § 202.287. Discharging Firearm Within or From Structure or Vehicle; Penalty

New Mexico view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/.

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]

North Carolina view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www2.ncleg.net/Laws/GeneralStatuteChapters.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.9. Discharging a Firearm From Within an Enclosure

Ohio view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/.

Ohio Rev. Code § 2929.14. Definite Prison terms

Ohio Rev. Code § 2941.146. Firearm Discharged From Motor Vehicle Specification

Oklahoma view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/index.asp?ftdb=STOKST&level=1.

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.

Oregon view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/bills_laws/Pages/ORS.aspx.

Or. Rev. Stat. § 163.707. Forfeiture of Motor Vehicle Used in Drive-By Shooting

Or. Rev. Stat. § 166.220. Unlawful Use of Weapon

Rhode Island view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/.

Rhode Island § 11-47-51.1. Discharge of Firearm or Incendiary or Explosive Substance or Device From Motor Vehicle

Rhode Island § 11-47-61. Drive-By Shootings

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

Utah § 53-3-220. Offenses requiring mandatory revocation, denial, suspension, or disqualification of license -- Offense requiring an extension of period -- Hearing -- Limited driving privileges.

Utah § 76-10-508. Discharge of Firearm From a Vehicle, Near a Highway, or in Direction of Any Person, Building, or Vehicle—Penalties

Utah § 77-36-1. Definitions.

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

Virginia § 18.2-286.1. Shooting From Vehicles So as to Endanger Persons; Penalty

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

Washington § 9.94A.030. Definitions

Washington § 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


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