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

Findings and Declarations

States for this subject:
Arkansas
California
Colorado
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Louisiana
New Jersey
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Washington

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

Ark. Code § 5-42-202. General legislative findings, declarations, and intent [Arkansas Criminal Use of Property or Laundering Criminal Proceeds Act]

Ark. Code § 5-74-102. General legislative findings, declarations, and intent [Arkansas Criminal Gang, Organizations, or Enterprise Act]

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. Ed. Code § 32261 (LexisNexis). [Interagency School Safety Demonstration Act of 1985: "Legislative findings, declaration, intent; Definitions"]

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. Pen. Code § 186.21 (LexisNexis). [Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act: "Legislative findings and declarations"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 11105 (LexisNexis). ["State summary criminal history information; Furnishing of information to specified entities; Fee"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). [California Council on Criminal Justice/Gang Violence Suppression: "Legislative findings and declarations"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.11 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). [California Council on Criminal Justice/Gang Violence Suppression: "Legislative findings and declarations; 'ASAP' pilot program"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.15 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). [California Council on Criminal Justice/Gang Violence Suppression: "Legislative findings and declarations"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 727.7 (LexisNexis). ["Court order to attend antigang violence parenting classes; Costs"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 730.6 (LexisNexis). ["Imposition of restitution fine; Community service; Fee"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 827 (LexisNexis). ["Limited dissemination of records; Misdemeanor violation of confidentiality provisions"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 11462.041 (LexisNexis). ["Requirements of county probation departments to deal with capacity needs; Support from the department; Assessment of capacity and quality of placement options; Report to Legislature"]

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. § 22-1-120 (LexisNexis). ["Rights of free expression for public school students"]

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 22-25-102 (LexisNexis). [Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Act: "Legislative declaration"]

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

District of Columbia view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://code.dccouncil.us/dc/council/code/.

D.C. Code § 2–1541. Findings and purpose

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

Fla. Stat. § 874.02. Legislative findings and intent

Fla. Stat. § 943.031. Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-2 (LexisNexis). [Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention: "Legislative findings and intent"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-15A-3 (LexisNexis). [Compensation for Criminally Inflicted Property Damage: "Legislative findings"]

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

705 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 405/5-201. Legislative declaration [Administration of Juvenile Justice Continuum for Delinquency Prevention]

720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/33G–2. Legislative Declaration [Illinois Street Gang and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Law] [Section scheduled to be repealed on June 11, 2022]

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 20/2. Findings and intent [Cannabis and Controlled Substances Tort Claims Act]

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/5. Legislative Findings [Illinois Street Gang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act]

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1402. Legislative findings and declaration [Louisiana Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act]

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1422. Legislative findings and declaration [Juvenile Delinquency and Gang Prevention Act of 1993]

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. § 52:17B-160. Findings, declarations [Safe and Secure Communities 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. § 14-50.43.Criminal gangs declared a public nuisance

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143B-845. Legislative Intent [Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils]

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

Ohio Rev. Code § 737.041. Providing police service without contract. [Resolution]

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.

10A Okla. Stat. tit. § 2-7-701. Short Title - Purpose - Intent [Delinquency and Youth Gang Intervention and Prevention Act]

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

R.I. Gen. Laws § 8-2-15.1. Gun court calendar

Rhode Island § 40-5.3-2. Youth Pregnancy and At-Risk Prevention Services Program—Findings—Legislative Intent—Goals

Rhode Island § 42-26-19. After-School Alternative Program—Legislative Intent

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

South Carolina § 14-7-1610. Legislative Findings and Intent; Applicability

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

Washington § 43.310.005. Finding

Washington § 43.310.007. Intent—Prevention and Intervention Pilot Programs

Washington § 59.18.500. Gang-Related Activity—Legislative Findings, Declarations, and Intent


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