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

Louisiana

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Subjects for this jurisdiction:
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
Funding
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
Weapons
Witnesses and Victims

Accomplice Liability (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:25. Accessories after the fact.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:26. Criminal conspiracy.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:63.4. Aiding and abetting others to enter or remain on premises where forbidden.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:609. Drawing or taking of DNA samples.

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:574.62. Substance abuse conditional release.

Carjacking (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:2. Definitions. [Criminal Code: General Provisions: Preliminary Provisions]

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:64.2. Carjacking.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 890.1. Waiver of minimum mandatory sentences; procedure; exceptions.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 890.3. Sentencing for crimes of violence.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 893.3. Sentence imposed on felony or specifically enumerated misdemeanor in which firearm was possessed, used, or discharged.

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1405. Premises used by criminal street gang; nuisances; actions for injunction, abatement, and damages; other remedies for unlawful use; exceptions.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1405.1. Civil cause of action by state and political subdivisions against criminal street gangs.

Correctional Facilities (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:609. Drawing or taking of DNA samples.

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:609. Drawing or taking of DNA samples.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1405.3. Notification of the release of a member of a criminal street gang.

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1424. Juvenile delinquency and gang prevention advisory boards; membership.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1425. Purposes.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1426. Powers and duties.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1427. Establishment.

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:2. Definitions. [Criminal Code: General Provisions: Preliminary Provisions]

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:30. First degree murder.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:30.1. Second degree murder.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:32.6. First degree feticide.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:37.1. Assault by drive-by shooting.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:107.2. Hate crimes.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 890.1. Waiver of minimum mandatory sentences; procedure; exceptions.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 905.4. Aggravating circumstances.

Findings and Declarations (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

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]

Forfeiture (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1405.2. Possession of firearms, ammunition, and dangerous weapons by criminal street gangs; forfeiture.

Funding (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1424. Juvenile delinquency and gang prevention advisory boards; membership.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1425. Purposes.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1426. Powers and duties.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1427. Establishment.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1428. Delinquency prevention plan; programs; grants.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1429. Grant application procedures.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1430. Restrictions.

La. Stat. Ann. § 17:13.1. Crime Prevention in Schools Act.

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1404. Definitions. [Louisiana Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act]

Graffiti (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:56.4. Criminal damage to property by defacing with graffiti.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:56.5. Criminal damage to historic buildings or landmarks by defacing with graffiti.

Juveniles (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:92.2 Improper supervision of a minor by parent or legal custodian; penalty.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1226. Juvenile Delinquency and Gang Prevention Act of 1993.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1421. Short title. [Juvenile Delinquency and Gang Prevention Act of 1993]

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1423. Definitions. [Juvenile Delinquency and Gang Prevention]

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1424. Juvenile delinquency and gang prevention advisory boards; membership.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1425. Purposes.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1426. Powers and duties.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1427. Establishment.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1428. Delinquency prevention plan; programs; grants.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1429. Grant application procedures.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1430. Restrictions.

La. Stat. Ann. § 17:13.1. Crime Prevention in Schools Act.

Nuisance (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1405. Premises used by criminal street gang; nuisances; actions for injunction, abatement, and damages; other remedies for unlawful use; exceptions.

Participation (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1403. Criminal street gangs and patterns of criminal street gang activity; prohibitions and criminal penalties.

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:25. Accessories after the fact.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:26. Criminal conspiracy.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:30. First degree murder.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:30.1. Second degree murder.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:32.6. First degree feticide.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:92.2 Improper supervision of a minor by parent or legal custodian; penalty.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:230. Money laundering; transactions involving proceeds of criminal activity.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:609. Drawing or taking of DNA samples.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1403. Criminal street gangs and patterns of criminal street gang activity; prohibitions and criminal penalties.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 890.1. Waiver of minimum mandatory sentences; procedure; exceptions.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 890.3. Sentencing for crimes of violence.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 893.3. Sentence imposed on felony or specifically enumerated misdemeanor in which firearm was possessed, used, or discharged.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 905.4. Aggravating circumstances.

Prevention (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:92.2 Improper supervision of a minor by parent or legal custodian; penalty.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1226. Juvenile Delinquency and Gang Prevention Act of 1993.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1407. Local laws; no preemption.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1421. Short title. [Juvenile Delinquency and Gang Prevention Act of 1993]

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1423. Definitions. [Juvenile Delinquency and Gang Prevention]

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1424. Juvenile delinquency and gang prevention advisory boards; membership.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1425. Purposes.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1426. Powers and duties.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1427. Establishment.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1428. Delinquency prevention plan; programs; grants.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1429. Grant application procedures.

La. Stat. Ann. § 17:13.1. Crime Prevention in Schools Act.

Probation and Parole (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:574.62. Substance abuse conditional release.

Prosecution (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:2. Definitions. [Criminal Code: General Provisions: Preliminary Provisions]

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:25. Accessories after the fact.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:26. Criminal conspiracy.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:30. First degree murder.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:30.1. Second degree murder.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:32.6. First degree feticide.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:37.1. Assault by drive-by shooting.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:56.4. Criminal damage to property by defacing with graffiti.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:56.5. Criminal damage to historic buildings or landmarks by defacing with graffiti.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:63.4. Aiding and abetting others to enter or remain on premises where forbidden.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:64.2. Carjacking.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:107.2. Hate crimes.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:230. Money laundering; transactions involving proceeds of criminal activity.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:574.62. Substance abuse conditional release.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:609. Drawing or taking of DNA samples.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1401. Citation. [Louisiana Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act]

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1403. Criminal street gangs and patterns of criminal street gang activity; prohibitions and criminal penalties.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1403.1. Solicitation of membership in a criminal street gang; penalty.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1404. Definitions. [Louisiana Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act]

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1405. Premises used by criminal street gang; nuisances; actions for injunction, abatement, and damages; other remedies for unlawful use; exceptions.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1405.2. Possession of firearms, ammunition, and dangerous weapons by criminal street gangs; forfeiture.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 890.1. Waiver of minimum mandatory sentences; procedure; exceptions.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 890.3. Sentencing for crimes of violence.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 893.3. Sentence imposed on felony or specifically enumerated misdemeanor in which firearm was possessed, used, or discharged.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 905.4. Aggravating circumstances.

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:230. Money laundering; transactions involving proceeds of criminal activity.

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

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1403.1. Solicitation of membership in a criminal street gang; penalty.

Schools and Education (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 17:13.1. Crime Prevention in Schools Act.

Weapons (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:37.1. Assault by drive-by shooting.

La. Stat. Ann. § 14:107.2. Hate crimes.

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:1405.2. Possession of firearms, ammunition, and dangerous weapons by criminal street gangs; forfeiture.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 890.1. Waiver of minimum mandatory sentences; procedure; exceptions.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 890.3. Sentencing for crimes of violence.

La. Stat. Ann. Art. 893.3. Sentence imposed on felony or specifically enumerated misdemeanor in which firearm was possessed, used, or discharged.

Witnesses and Victims (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

La. Stat. Ann. § 15:609. Drawing or taking of DNA samples.


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