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

Georgia

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Subjects for this state:
Accomplice Liability
Bail, Pretrial, Conditional Release, or Conditional Dismissal
Carjacking
Civil and Administrative Actions
Correctional Facilities
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 (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

Accomplice Liability (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-4-8 (LexisNexis). ["Conspiracy to commit a crime"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-4-8.1 (LexisNexis). ["Conviction of conspiracy even if crime completed"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-7-86 (LexisNexis). ["Attempt or conspiracy"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-13-33 (LexisNexis). ["Attempt or conspiracy to commit offense under this article"]

Bail, Pretrial, Conditional Release, or 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. §§ 16-14-1 to 16-14-12. Georgia RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act.

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"]

Correctional Facilities (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. § 42-9-42. (LexisNexis). ["Procedure for granting relief from sentence; conditions and prerequisites; public access to information; violation of parole"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. §§ 16-14-1 to 16-14-12. Georgia RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act.

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. §§ 16-14-1 to 16-14-12. Georgia RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act.

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]

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. § 15-11-2. (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. § 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. § 17-6-1. (LexisNexis). ["Where offenses bailable; procedure; schedule of bails; appeal bonds"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 42-9-42. (LexisNexis). ["Procedure for granting relief from sentence; conditions and prerequisites; public access to information; violation of parole"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. §§ 16-14-1 to 16-14-12. Georgia RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act.

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-4-8 (LexisNexis). ["Conspiracy to commit a crime"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-4-8.1 (LexisNexis). ["Conviction of conspiracy even if crime completed"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-7-86 (LexisNexis). ["Attempt or conspiracy"]

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. § 16-13-33 (LexisNexis). ["Attempt or conspiracy to commit offense under this article"]

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"]

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. § 42-9-42. (LexisNexis). ["Procedure for granting relief from sentence; conditions and prerequisites; public access to information; violation of parole"]

Prosecution (view all states for this subject)

Ga. Code Ann. §§ 16-14-1 to 16-14-12. Georgia RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act.

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-4-8 (LexisNexis). ["Conspiracy to commit a crime"]

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-4-8.1 (LexisNexis). ["Conviction of conspiracy even if crime completed"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-7-86 (LexisNexis). ["Attempt or conspiracy"]

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. § 16-13-33 (LexisNexis). ["Attempt or conspiracy to commit offense under this article"]

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"]

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

Ga. Code Ann. §§ 16-14-1 to 16-14-12. Georgia RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act.

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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