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

Juveniles

States for this subject:
Alaska
Arizona
California
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
New Mexico
North Carolina
North Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Washington

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

Alaska Stat. § 12.55.185. Definitions [Sentencing and Probation]

Alaska Stat. § 29.35.085. Curfew

Alaska Stat. § 47.12.030. Provisions inapplicable

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

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 8-323. Juvenile hearing officer; appointment; term; compensation; hearings; required attendance; contempt

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 11-251. Powers of board

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-501. Persons under eighteen years of age; felony charging; definitions

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-504. Persons under eighteen years of age; juvenile transfer

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-709. Offenses committed in school safety zone; sentences; definitions

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 15-110. Rights of students at public educational institutions; limitations; definition

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 28-3320. Suspension of license for persons under eighteen years of age; notice; definition

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 41-1966.01. Summer youth program; allocation

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 41-1966.02. Project intervention program

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

California Wel & Inst Code § 707. Determination of minor's fitness for treatment under juvenile court law; Investigation and submission of report; Criteria

Connecticut view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://search.cga.state.ct.us/r/statute/dtsearch_form.asp.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 7-294x. Council to provide training to public school security personnel

Conn. Gen. Stat. § Sec. 7-294h. State and local police training programs to provide training on the handling of juvenile matters

Delaware view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://delcode.delaware.gov/.

Del. Code tit. 10, § 1007B. Use of restraints on a child [Effective 180 days after publication of appropriation notice pursuant to 80 Del. Laws, c. 413, § 2]

Del. Code tit. 11, § 617. Criminal youth gangs

Del. Code tit. 14, § 4164. School bullying awareness and prevention; criminal youth gang detection

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

D.C. Code § 2–1543. Curfew authority; defenses; enforcement and penalties

D.C. Code § 5–132.01. [Definitions: Contracting Procedures for Public School Security]

D.C. Code § 5–132.02. Establishment of the Metropolitan Police Department School Safety Division; functions of the School Safety Division

D.C. Code § 5–132.03. Training for school security personnel

D.C. Code § 5–132.21. School safe passage emergency zones

D.C. Code § 22–811. Contributing to the delinquency of a minor

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

Fla. Stat. § 20.316. Department of Juvenile Justice

Fla. Stat. § 806.13. Criminal mischief; penalties; penalty for minor

Fla. Stat. § 984.03. Definitions [Children and Families in Need of Services]

Fla. Stat. § 985.03. Definitions [Juvenile Justice; Interstate Compact on Juveniles/General Provisions]

Fla. Stat. § 985.047. Information systems

Fla. Stat. § 985.433. Disposition hearings in delinquency cases

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

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"]

Idaho view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://legislature.idaho.gov/statutesrules/idstat/.

Idaho Code Ann. § 18-5610. Utilizing a Person Under Eighteen Years of Age for Prostitution—Penalties

Idaho Code Ann. § 20-219. Probation and Parole Supervision and Training—Limited Supervision—Rulemaking

Idaho Code Ann. § 20-516. Apprehension and Release of Juveniles—Detention

Idaho Code Ann. § 20-549. Curfew Violations—Citation—Notification

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

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 505/34.2. [Combat gang crime]

55 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/5-1078. Curfew time for minors

625 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/6-103. What persons shall not be licensed as drivers or granted permits

625 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/6-204. When court to forward license and reports

625 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/6-205. Mandatory revocation of license or permit; hardship cases

625 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/6-205. Mandatory revocation of license or permit; hardship cases

65 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/11-1-5. Curfew

705 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 405/1-7. Confidentiality of law enforcement and municipal ordinance violation records

705 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 405/1-8. Confidentiality and accessibility of juvenile court records

705 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 405/5-105. [Definitions: Delinquent Minors/General Provisions]

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

705 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 405/5-505. Pre-trial conditions order

705 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 405/5-710. Kinds of sentencing orders

705 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 405/5-715. Probation

705 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 405/5-901. Court file

705 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 405/6-12. Juvenile justice councils

705 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 405/6-12. Juvenile justice councils

720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/12-6.4. Criminal street gang recruitment on school grounds or public property adjacent to school grounds and criminal street gang recruitment of a minor

720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/12C–60. Curfew

730 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/3-2-5. Organization of the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice

730 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/3-2.5-95. Conditions of aftercare release

730 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/3-5-1. Master Record File

Illinois § 705 ILCS 405/5-805. Transfer of jurisdiction

Indiana view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://iga.in.gov/legislative/laws/2017/ic/titles/034.

Ind. Code § 5-2-10.1-11. School safety specialist training and certification program

Ind. Code § 5-2-10.1-12. Safe school committees; school plans; copies of floor plans to law enforcement agency and fire department

Ind. Code § 20-26-18-1. [Applicability: Criminal Gang Measures in Schools]

Ind. Code § 20-33-9-10.5. Criminal organization activity; duty to report; maintaining safe school environment

Ind. Code § 31-30-1-4. Juvenile court lacks jurisdiction over individuals at least 16 years of age committing certain felonies; retention and transfer of jurisdiction by court having adult criminal jurisdiction

Ind. Code § 31-37-3-3. Children less than 15 years of age; requirements for detention or custody

Ind. Code § 31-37-3-3.5. Defenses

Ind. Code § 31-37-4-3. Law enforcement notification to schools of student arrests

Ind. Code § 31-37-19-17. Delinquent acts involving criminal mischief or use of graffiti; suspension of operator's license or invalidation of learner's permit

Ind. Code § 31-37-19-20. Restitution or removal of graffiti; rescission of order suspending or invalidating operator's license or learner's permit

Ind. Code § 34-31-4-1. Maximum limit of liability

Ind. Code § 34-31-4-2. Child participation in criminal organization activity

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

Iowa § 723A.3. Gang Recruitment—Penalty

Kansas view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2017_18/statute/.

Kansas § 75-7023. Juvenile Intake and Assessment System; Confidentiality of Records; Information Collected; Dispositional Alternatives; Custody of Child; Conditions of Release

Kentucky view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.lrc.ky.gov/statutes/search.aspx.

Kentucky § 640.010. Preliminary Hearing; Proof Required to Try Child as Youthful Offender in Circuit Court

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

Louisiana § 15:1422. Legislative Findings and Declaration

Louisiana § 15:1424. Juvenile Delinquency and Gang Prevention Advisory Boards; Membership

Louisiana § 15:1425. Purposes

Louisiana § 15:1426. Powers and Duties

Louisiana § 15:1427. Establishment

Louisiana § 15:1428. Delinquency Prevention Plan; Programs; Grants

Louisiana § 15:1429. Grant Application Procedures

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

Minnesota § 609.494. Solicitation of Juveniles

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

Missouri § 578.423. Participating Knowingly in Criminal Street Gang Activities, Penalty—Persons Between Ages of Fourteen and Seventeen Participating to be Transferred to Courts of General Jurisdiction

Nebraska view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://nebraskalegislature.gov/laws/laws.php.

Nebraska § 43-245. Terms, Defined [Effective July 21, 2016]

Nebraska § 43-276. County Attorney; Criminal Charge, Juvenile Court Petition, Pretrial Diversion, or Mediation; Determination; Considerations

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

New Mexico § 31-18-15.2. Definitions

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

North Carolina § 14-50.28. Applicability to Juveniles Under the Age of 16

North Carolina § 14-50.29. Conditional Discharge for First Offenders Under the Age of 18

North Carolina § 14-50.30. Expunction of Records

North Carolina § 15A-145.1. Expunction of Records for First Offenders Under the Age of 18 at the Time of Conviction of Certain Gang Offenses

North Dakota view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.legis.nd.gov/general-information/north-dakota-century-code.

North Dakota § 27-20-53. Children's Fingerprints, Photographs

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

Tennessee § 37-1-134. Transfer to Criminal Courts

Texas view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Index.aspx.

Texas Fam. Code § 54.0491. Gang-Related Conduct

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

Utah § 78A-6-703. Certification hearings—Juvenile Court to Hold Preliminary Hearing—Factors Considered by Juvenile Court for Waiver of Jurisdiction to District Court

Utah § 78A-6-1113. Property Damage Caused By a Minor—Liability of Parent or Legal Guardian—Criminal Conviction or Adjudication for Criminal Mischief or Criminal Trespass Not a Prerequisite for Civil Action Under Chapter—When Parent or Guardian Not Liable

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

Virginia § 16.1-260. Intake; Petition; Investigation

Virginia § 16.1-269.2. Admissibility of Statement; Investigation and Report; Bail

Virginia § 16.1-278.8. Delinquent Juveniles

Virginia § 16.1-309.1. Exception as To Confidentiality

Virginia § 66-3.2. Additional Duties of the Director

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

Washington § 9.94A.833. Special Allegation—Involving Minor in Felony Offense—Procedures

Washington § 13.40.800


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