Gang-Related Legislation by State
(Laws Updated Through December 2018)

Federal

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Subjects for this jurisdiction:
Accomplice Liability
Carjacking
Civil and Administrative Actions
Correctional Facilities
Data Reporting and Sharing
Findings and Declarations
Forfeiture
Foster Care and Alternative Placement (Juveniles)
Funding
Gang Databases
Gang-Related Definitions
Juveniles
Participation
Penalties (including Sentencing Enhancement), Fines, and Damages
Prevention
Probation and Parole
Prosecution
Racketeering, Money Laundering, Criminal Enterprise, and Criminal Profiteering
Recruitment, Threats, Intimidation
Schools and Education
Training and Technical Assistance
Weapons
Witnesses and Victims

Accomplice Liability (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 to 1968, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO").

18 U.S.C. § 16. Crime of Violence defined. [Crimes and Criminal Procedure: General Provisions]

18 U.S.C. § 521. Criminal street gangs.

18 U.S.C. § 1962. Prohibited activities.

21 U.S.C. § 846. Attempt and conspiracy.

42 U.S.C. 1985. Conspiracy to interfere with civil rights.

Carjacking (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. § 2119. Motor vehicles.

Civil and Administrative Actions (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. § 1956. Laundering of monetary instruments.

18 U.S.C. § 1963. Criminal penalties.

18 U.S.C. § 1964. Civil remedies.

18 U.S.C. § 1968. Civil investigative demand.

21 U.S.C. § 881. Forfeitures.

Correctional Facilities (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. § 3553. Imposition of a sentence.

Data Reporting and Sharing (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C § 922. Unlawful acts. [Crimes: Firearms]

18 U.S.C. §§ 5031 to 5042. Juvenile Delinquency.

18 U.S.C. § 1956. Laundering of monetary instruments.

18 U.S.C. § 1963. Criminal penalties.

18 U.S.C. § 1968. Civil investigative demand.

21 U.S.C. § 853. Criminal forfeitures.

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. § 10381, Authority to make public safety and community policing grants.

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

42 U.S.C. §§ 11801 to 11806. Drug Education and Prevention Relating to Youth Gangs. [Drug Abuse Education and Prevention]

Findings and Declarations (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C § 922. Unlawful acts. [Crimes: Firearms]

Forfeiture (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. § 924. Penalties. [Crimes: Firearms]

18 U.S.C. § 1963. Criminal penalties.

21 U.S.C. § 853. Criminal forfeitures.

21 U.S.C. § 881. Forfeitures.

21 U.S.C.S § 848. Continuing criminal enterprise.

Foster Care and Alternative Placement (Juveniles) (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. §§ 5031 to 5042. Juvenile Delinquency.

Funding (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

34 U.S.C. § 10381, Authority to make public safety and community policing grants.

42 U.S.C. §§ 11801 to 11806. Drug Education and Prevention Relating to Youth Gangs. [Drug Abuse Education and Prevention]

42 U.S.C. § 11801. Establishment of drug abuse education and prevention program relating to youth gangs.

Gang Databases (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

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.

Gang-Related Definitions (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. § 521. Criminal street gangs.

Juveniles (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C § 922. Unlawful acts. [Crimes: Firearms]

18 U.S.C. §§ 5031 to 5042. Juvenile Delinquency.

18 U.S.C. § 924. Penalties. [Crimes: Firearms]

18 U.S.C. § 3553. Imposition of a sentence.

21 U.S.C. § 860. Distribution or manufacturing in or near schools and colleges.

28 C.F.R. § 0.57. Criminal prosecutions against juveniles.

34 U.S.C. § 10381, Authority to make public safety and community policing grants.

42 U.S.C. §§ 11801 to 11806. Drug Education and Prevention Relating to Youth Gangs. [Drug Abuse Education and Prevention]

42 U.S.C. § 11801. Establishment of drug abuse education and prevention program relating to youth gangs.

Participation (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. § 521. Criminal street gangs.

18 U.S.C. App. § 5K2.18. Violent Street Gangs (Policy Statement).

18 U.S.C.. App. § 3B1.1. Aggravating Role.

Penalties (including Sentencing Enhancement), Fines, and Damages (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 to 1968, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO").

18 U.S.C. §§ 5031 to 5042. Juvenile Delinquency.

18 U.S.C. § 521. Criminal street gangs.

18 U.S.C. § 924. Penalties. [Crimes: Firearms]

18 U.S.C. § 1956. Laundering of monetary instruments.

18 U.S.C. § 1957. Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity.

18 U.S.C. § 1959. Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering Act ("VICAR").

18 U.S.C. § 1963. Criminal penalties.

18 U.S.C. § 1964. Civil remedies.

18 U.S.C. § 2119. Motor vehicles.

18 U.S.C. § 3553. Imposition of a sentence.

18 U.S.C. App. § 2K2.1. Unlawful Receipt, Possession, or Transportation of Firearms or Ammunition; Prohibited Transactions Involving Firearms or Ammunition.

18 U.S.C. App. § 5K2.18. Violent Street Gangs (Policy Statement).

18 U.S.C.. App. § 3B1.1. Aggravating Role.

21 U.S.C. § 841. Prohibited Acts A. [Drug Abuse Prevention and Control: Control and Enforcement: Offenses and Penalties]

21 U.S.C. § 853. Criminal forfeitures.

21 U.S.C. § 860. Distribution or manufacturing in or near schools and colleges.

21 U.S.C. § 881. Forfeitures.

21 U.S.C.S § 848. Continuing criminal enterprise.

Prevention (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

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. § 10381, Authority to make public safety and community policing grants.

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

42 U.S.C. §§ 11801 to 11806. Drug Education and Prevention Relating to Youth Gangs. [Drug Abuse Education and Prevention]

42 U.S.C. § 11801. Establishment of drug abuse education and prevention program relating to youth gangs.

Probation and Parole (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. §§ 5031 to 5042. Juvenile Delinquency.

18 U.S.C. § 3553. Imposition of a sentence.

21 U.S.C. § 860. Distribution or manufacturing in or near schools and colleges.

Prosecution (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C § 922. Unlawful acts. [Crimes: Firearms]

18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 to 1968, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO").

18 U.S.C. §§ 5031 to 5042. Juvenile Delinquency.

18 U.S.C. § 16. Crime of Violence defined. [Crimes and Criminal Procedure: General Provisions]

18 U.S.C. § 521. Criminal street gangs.

18 U.S.C. § 924. Penalties. [Crimes: Firearms]

18 U.S.C. § 1951. Interference with commerce by threats or violence.

18 U.S.C. § 1956. Laundering of monetary instruments.

18 U.S.C. § 1957. Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity.

18 U.S.C. § 1959. Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering Act ("VICAR").

18 U.S.C. § 1961. Definitions. [Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO")]

18 U.S.C. § 1962. Prohibited activities.

18 U.S.C. § 1963. Criminal penalties.

18 U.S.C. § 2119. Motor vehicles.

18 U.S.C. § 3553. Imposition of a sentence.

18 U.S.C. App. § 2K2.1. Unlawful Receipt, Possession, or Transportation of Firearms or Ammunition; Prohibited Transactions Involving Firearms or Ammunition.

18 U.S.C. App. § 5K2.18. Violent Street Gangs (Policy Statement).

18 U.S.C.. App. § 3B1.1. Aggravating Role.

21 U.S.C. § 841. Prohibited Acts A. [Drug Abuse Prevention and Control: Control and Enforcement: Offenses and Penalties]

21 U.S.C. § 846. Attempt and conspiracy.

21 U.S.C. § 853. Criminal forfeitures.

21 U.S.C. § 860. Distribution or manufacturing in or near schools and colleges.

21 U.S.C. § 881. Forfeitures.

21 U.S.C.S § 848. Continuing criminal enterprise.

28 C.F.R. § 0.57. Criminal prosecutions against juveniles.

42 U.S.C. 1985. Conspiracy to interfere with civil rights.

Racketeering, Money Laundering, Criminal Enterprise, and Criminal Profiteering (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 to 1968, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO").

18 U.S.C. § 1951. Interference with commerce by threats or violence.

18 U.S.C. § 1956. Laundering of monetary instruments.

18 U.S.C. § 1957. Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity.

18 U.S.C. § 1959. Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering Act ("VICAR").

18 U.S.C. § 1961. Definitions. [Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO")]

18 U.S.C. § 1962. Prohibited activities.

18 U.S.C. § 1963. Criminal penalties.

18 U.S.C. § 1964. Civil remedies.

18 U.S.C. § 1968. Civil investigative demand.

18 U.S.C. § 3553. Imposition of a sentence.

21 U.S.C. § 853. Criminal forfeitures.

21 U.S.C.S § 848. Continuing criminal enterprise.

Recruitment, Threats, Intimidation (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 to 1968, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO").

18 U.S.C. §§ 5031 to 5042. Juvenile Delinquency.

18 U.S.C. § 16. Crime of Violence defined. [Crimes and Criminal Procedure: General Provisions]

18 U.S.C. § 924. Penalties. [Crimes: Firearms]

18 U.S.C. § 1951. Interference with commerce by threats or violence.

18 U.S.C. § 1961. Definitions. [Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO")]

18 U.S.C. § 2119. Motor vehicles.

Schools and Education (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C § 922. Unlawful acts. [Crimes: Firearms]

21 U.S.C. § 860. Distribution or manufacturing in or near schools and colleges.

34 U.S.C. § 10381, Authority to make public safety and community policing grants.

Training and Technical Assistance (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

34 U.S.C. § 10381, Authority to make public safety and community policing grants.

42 U.S.C. §§ 11801 to 11806. Drug Education and Prevention Relating to Youth Gangs. [Drug Abuse Education and Prevention]

42 U.S.C. § 11801. Establishment of drug abuse education and prevention program relating to youth gangs.

Weapons (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C § 922. Unlawful acts. [Crimes: Firearms]

18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 to 1968, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO").

18 U.S.C. § 924. Penalties. [Crimes: Firearms]

18 U.S.C. § 1959. Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering Act ("VICAR").

18 U.S.C. App. § 2K2.1. Unlawful Receipt, Possession, or Transportation of Firearms or Ammunition; Prohibited Transactions Involving Firearms or Ammunition.

Witnesses and Victims (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

18 U.S.C. §§ 5031 to 5042. Juvenile Delinquency.

18 U.S.C. § 1961. Definitions. [Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO")]

18 U.S.C. § 1963. Criminal penalties.

18 U.S.C. § 3553. Imposition of a sentence.

42 U.S.C. 1985. Conspiracy to interfere with civil rights.


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