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

Georgia

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Subjects for this state:
Bail, Pretrial or Conditional Release; Conditional Dismissal
Carjacking
Civil and Administrative Actions
Data Reporting and Sharing
Drive-By Shooting
Findings and Declarations
Forfeiture
Foster Care and Alternative Placement (Juveniles)
Funding
Gang Databases
Gang-Related Definitions
Graffiti
Juveniles
Nuisance
Participation
Penalties
Prevention
Probation and Parole
Prosecution
Recruitment, Threats, Intimidation
Schools and Education
Training and Technical Assistance
Weapons

Bail, Pretrial or Conditional Release; Conditional Dismissal (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-6-1 (LexisNexis). ["Where offenses bailable; procedure; schedule of bails; appeal bonds"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-6-12 (LexisNexis). ["Discretion of court to release person charged with crime on person's own recognizance only; effect of failure of person charged to appear for trial"]

Carjacking (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 15-11-505 (LexisNexis). ["Use of detention assessments to determine if detention is warranted; "serious delinquent act" defined"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-5-44.1 (LexisNexis). ["Hijacking a motor vehicle"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-6-12 (LexisNexis). ["Discretion of court to release person charged with crime on person's own recognizance only; effect of failure of person charged to appear for trial"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 9-16-19 (LexisNexis). ["Disposition of forfeited property; order of distribution; annual report"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-5 (LexisNexis). ["Civil forfeiture"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-7 (LexisNexis). ["Real property used by criminal street gangs declared public nuisance; abatement; persons injured by gangs entitled to treble damages"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 9-16-19 (LexisNexis). ["Disposition of forfeited property; order of distribution; annual report"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 15-11-505 (LexisNexis). ["Use of detention assessments to determine if detention is warranted; "serious delinquent act" defined"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 20-8-6 (LexisNexis). ["Reports of criminal gang activity on or adjacent to campus"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 35-8-7 (LexisNexis). ["Powers and duties of council generally"]

Drive-By Shooting (view all states for this subject)

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

Findings and Declarations (view all states for this subject)

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"]

Forfeiture (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 9-16-19 (LexisNexis). ["Disposition of forfeited property; order of distribution; annual report"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-5 (LexisNexis). ["Civil forfeiture"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 24-4-418 (LexisNexis). ["Admissibility of criminal gang activity, disclosure"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 15-11-505 (LexisNexis). ["Use of detention assessments to determine if detention is warranted; "serious delinquent act" defined"]

Funding (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-10 (LexisNexis). ["Criminal Street Gang Reward Fund"]

Gang Databases (view all states for this subject)

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

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-3 (LexisNexis). Definitions [Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention]

Ga. Code Ann. § 49-9-42 (LexisNexis). ["Operation of vending facilities on state property; preference for licensed disabled persons"]

Graffiti (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-15A-2 (LexisNexis). ["'Graffiti' defined"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-15A-4 (LexisNexis). ["Removal of graffiti by inmates; no waiver of sovereign immunity; no fees to property owners"]

Juveniles (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 15-11-2 (LexisNexis). Definitions [Juvenile Code/General Provisions]

Ga. Code Ann. § 15-11-505 (LexisNexis). ["Use of detention assessments to determine if detention is warranted; "serious delinquent act" defined"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-6-12 (LexisNexis). ["Discretion of court to release person charged with crime on person's own recognizance only; effect of failure of person charged to appear for trial"]

Nuisance (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-7 (LexisNexis). ["Real property used by criminal street gangs declared public nuisance; abatement; persons injured by gangs entitled to treble damages"]

Participation (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 15-11-505 (LexisNexis). ["Use of detention assessments to determine if detention is warranted; "serious delinquent act" defined"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-4 (LexisNexis). ["Participation in criminal gang activity prohibited"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-6 (LexisNexis). ["Local ordinances not preempted by state law"]

Penalties (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-11-160 (LexisNexis). ["Use of machine guns, sawed-off rifles, sawed-off shotguns, or firearms with silencers during commission of certain offenses; enhanced criminal penalties"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-4 (LexisNexis). ["Participation in criminal gang activity prohibited"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-10-1 (LexisNexis). ["Fixing of sentence; suspension or probation of sentence; change in sentence; eligibility for parole; prohibited modifications; exceptions."]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 49-9-42 (LexisNexis). ["Operation of vending facilities on state property; preference for licensed disabled persons"]

Prevention (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-11-161 (LexisNexis). ["Consistent local laws or ordinances authorized"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-14-4 (LexisNexis). ["Prohibited activities"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-1 (LexisNexis). Short title [Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-6 (LexisNexis). ["Local ordinances not preempted by state law"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-10 (LexisNexis). ["Criminal Street Gang Reward Fund"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 35-8-27 (LexisNexis). ["Training requirements for school resource officers"]

Probation and Parole (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-11-131 (LexisNexis). ["Possession of firearms by convicted felons and first offender probationers"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-10-1 (LexisNexis). ["Fixing of sentence; suspension or probation of sentence; change in sentence; eligibility for parole; prohibited modifications; exceptions."]

Ga. Code Ann. § 49-9-42 (LexisNexis). ["Operation of vending facilities on state property; preference for licensed disabled persons"]

Prosecution (view all states for this subject)

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-11-131 (LexisNexis). ["Possession of firearms by convicted felons and first offender probationers"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-11-160 (LexisNexis). ["Use of machine guns, sawed-off rifles, sawed-off shotguns, or firearms with silencers during commission of certain offenses; enhanced criminal penalties"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-14-4 (LexisNexis). ["Prohibited activities"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-1 (LexisNexis). Short title [Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-3 (LexisNexis). Definitions [Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-4 (LexisNexis). ["Participation in criminal gang activity prohibited"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-6 (LexisNexis). ["Local ordinances not preempted by state law"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-8 (LexisNexis). ["Matters proved in criminal trial"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-9 (LexisNexis). ["Commission of offense admissible as evidence of existence of criminal street gang"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-6-1 (LexisNexis). ["Where offenses bailable; procedure; schedule of bails; appeal bonds"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-6-12 (LexisNexis). ["Discretion of court to release person charged with crime on person's own recognizance only; effect of failure of person charged to appear for trial"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-10-1 (LexisNexis). ["Fixing of sentence; suspension or probation of sentence; change in sentence; eligibility for parole; prohibited modifications; exceptions."]

Ga. Code Ann. § 17-15A-2 (LexisNexis). ["'Graffiti' defined"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 24-4-418 (LexisNexis). ["Admissibility of criminal gang activity, disclosure"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 49-9-42 (LexisNexis). ["Operation of vending facilities on state property; preference for licensed disabled persons"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-15-4 (LexisNexis). ["Participation in criminal gang activity prohibited"]

Schools and Education (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 20-8-6 (LexisNexis). ["Reports of criminal gang activity on or adjacent to campus"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 35-8-7 (LexisNexis). ["Powers and duties of council generally"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 35-8-27 (LexisNexis). ["Training requirements for school resource officers"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 35-8-7 (LexisNexis). ["Powers and duties of council generally"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 35-8-27 (LexisNexis). ["Training requirements for school resource officers"]

Weapons (view all states for this subject)

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-11-131 (LexisNexis). ["Possession of firearms by convicted felons and first offender probationers"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-11-160 (LexisNexis). ["Use of machine guns, sawed-off rifles, sawed-off shotguns, or firearms with silencers during commission of certain offenses; enhanced criminal penalties"]


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