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

New Jersey

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Subjects for this jurisdiction:
Accomplice Liability
Apparel
Bail, Pretrial, Conditional Release, or Conditional Dismissal
Carjacking
Civil and Administrative Actions
Curfew
Data Reporting and Sharing
Findings and Declarations
Forfeiture
Funding
Gang-Related Definitions
Graffiti
Juveniles
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
Witnesses and Victims

Accomplice Liability (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:2-6. Liability for conduct of another; complicity.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:5-3. Incapacity, irresponsibility or immunity of party to conspiracy.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:5-4. Grading of criminal attempt and conspiracy, mitigation in cases of lesser danger.

Apparel (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

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. § 18A:11-9. Prohibition of gang-related apparel.

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

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:162-12. Crimes with bail restriction; posting of bail.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:162-17. Consideration for Pretrial Release. [Contingently effective; contingent on constitutional amendment as stated in L. 2014, c. 31, § 21]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-13.1. Eligibility and Application.

Carjacking (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:162-12. Crimes with bail restriction; posting of bail.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:11-3. Murder.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:15-2. Carjacking defined.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:20-10. Unlawful Taking of Means of Conveyance.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:29-8. Corrupting or influencing a jury.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:38-2. Crime of terrorism; definitions. [September 11th, 2001 Anti-Terrorism Act]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-7.2. Mandatory services of 85 percent of sentence for certain offenses.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 6:1-100. Definitions relative to airport employment restrictions; criminal history record checks.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 32:2-37. Definitions relative to airport employment restrictions; criminal history record checks.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-160. Findings, declarations. [Safe and Secure Communities Act]

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

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:41-1 to 2C:41-6.2. Racketeering.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:17-3. Criminal Mischief.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-27.1. Criteria for imposition of anti-money laundering profiteering penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-28. Civil action for treble damages; allocation.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-4. Civil remedies.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-3. Fines and restitutions.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 40:48-2.59. Graffiti on Buildings, Structures and Other Exposed Surfaces; Ordinances Enforcing Prohibitions.

Curfew (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:162-17. Consideration for Pretrial Release. [Contingently effective; contingent on constitutional amendment as stated in L. 2014, c. 31, § 21]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 40:48-2.52. Definitions relative to. [Adoption of curfew ordinances for juveniles]

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

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-26.1. Filing motion seeking waiver of jurisdiction; hearing.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-43.3. Suspension or Postponement of Right to Operate Motor Vehicle of Person Convicted of or Adjudicated Delinquent for Certain Violations.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-4. Civil remedies.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-13.1. Eligibility and Application.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 6:1-100. Definitions relative to airport employment restrictions; criminal history record checks.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 32:2-37. Definitions relative to airport employment restrictions; criminal history record checks.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 34:15F-13. Development, administration of program.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-5.3. Submission of Reports Relative to Certain Offenses; Information.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 53:1-15.1. Crime Related to Street Gang Activity; Designation on Fingerprinting Form.

N.J. Stat. § 18A:17-43.2. New Jersey School Safety Specialist Academy, Certification programs.

N.J. Stat. § App.A:9-80. Criminal history record background checks for employees of contractors in critical position at designated facility.

Findings and Declarations (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-1.1. Declaration of policy and legislative findings. [Racketeering]

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]

Forfeiture (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:41-1 to 2C:41-6.2. Racketeering.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-28. Civil action for treble damages; allocation.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-3. Criminal penalties.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-4. Civil remedies.

Funding (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 13:1E-217. Clean Communities Program Fund.

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

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-29. Crime of gang criminality; "criminal street gang" defined; grading of offense.

Graffiti (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-43.2. Additional Penalty for Juvenile Adjudicated Delinquent.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-43.3. Suspension or Postponement of Right to Operate Motor Vehicle of Person Convicted of or Adjudicated Delinquent for Certain Violations.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:153-4.1. Damaging Property by Acts of Graffiti; Ordinance; Determination of Recipients of Reward.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:17-3. Criminal Mischief.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-10. Causing Fear of Unlawful Bodily Violence, Crime of Third Degree; Act of Graffiti, Additional Penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-11. Defacement of Private Property, Crime of Fourth Degree; Act of Graffiti, Additional Penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-14.1. Vandalizing Railroad Crossing Devices, Property; grading of offenses; graffiti.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-24. "Act of graffiti" defined.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 13:1E-217. Clean Communities Program Fund.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 40:48-2.59. Graffiti on Buildings, Structures and Other Exposed Surfaces; Ordinances Enforcing Prohibitions.

Juveniles (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-26.1. Filing motion seeking waiver of jurisdiction; hearing.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-43.2. Additional Penalty for Juvenile Adjudicated Delinquent.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-43.3. Suspension or Postponement of Right to Operate Motor Vehicle of Person Convicted of or Adjudicated Delinquent for Certain Violations.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:162-17. Consideration for Pretrial Release. [Contingently effective; contingent on constitutional amendment as stated in L. 2014, c. 31, § 21]

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. § 18A:11-9. Prohibition of gang-related apparel.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 18A:35-4.26. Instruction in gang violence prevention; required for elementary school.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 34:15F-13. Development, administration of program.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 40:48-2.52. Definitions relative to. [Adoption of curfew ordinances for juveniles]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-4.7. Gang Education Seminars for School Administrators.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-162. Objectives provided for by. [Safe and Secure Communities Act]

Participation (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-28. Solicitation, Recruitment to Join Criminal Street Gang; Crime, Degrees, Sentencing.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-29. Crime of gang criminality; "criminal street gang" defined; grading of offense.

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

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:35A-1 to 2C:35A-8. Anti-Drug Profiteering Act.

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:41-1 to 2C:41-6.2. Racketeering.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-26.1. Filing motion seeking waiver of jurisdiction; hearing.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-43.2. Additional Penalty for Juvenile Adjudicated Delinquent.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-43.3. Suspension or Postponement of Right to Operate Motor Vehicle of Person Convicted of or Adjudicated Delinquent for Certain Violations.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:5-4. Grading of criminal attempt and conspiracy, mitigation in cases of lesser danger.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:11-3. Murder.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:15-2. Carjacking defined.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:17-3. Criminal Mischief.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-25. Money laundering, illegal investment, crime.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-27.1. Criteria for imposition of anti-money laundering profiteering penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-27.2. Calculation of anti-money laundering profiteering penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-28. Civil action for treble damages; allocation.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-10. Causing Fear of Unlawful Bodily Violence, Crime of Third Degree; Act of Graffiti, Additional Penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-11. Defacement of Private Property, Crime of Fourth Degree; Act of Graffiti, Additional Penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-14.1. Vandalizing Railroad Crossing Devices, Property; grading of offenses; graffiti.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-28. Solicitation, Recruitment to Join Criminal Street Gang; Crime, Degrees, Sentencing.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-29. Crime of gang criminality; "criminal street gang" defined; grading of offense.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:35A-3. Criteria for Imposition of Anti-Drug Profiteering Penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-3. Criminal penalties.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-4. Civil remedies.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-3. Fines and restitutions.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-7.2. Mandatory services of 85 percent of sentence for certain offenses.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-13.1. Eligibility and Application.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 40:48-2.52. Definitions relative to. [Adoption of curfew ordinances for juveniles]

Prevention (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:153-4.1. Damaging Property by Acts of Graffiti; Ordinance; Determination of Recipients of Reward.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 18A:35-4.26. Instruction in gang violence prevention; required for elementary school.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 34:15F-13. Development, administration of program.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-5.3. Submission of Reports Relative to Certain Offenses; Information.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-162. Objectives provided for by. [Safe and Secure Communities Act]

N.J. Stat. § 18A:17-43.2. New Jersey School Safety Specialist Academy, Certification programs.

N.J. Stat. § App.A:9-80. Criminal history record background checks for employees of contractors in critical position at designated facility.

Probation and Parole (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:11-3. Murder.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:15-2. Carjacking defined.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-7.2. Mandatory services of 85 percent of sentence for certain offenses.

Prosecution (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:35A-1 to 2C:35A-8. Anti-Drug Profiteering Act.

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:41-1 to 2C:41-6.2. Racketeering.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:4A-26.1. Filing motion seeking waiver of jurisdiction; hearing.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2A:162-12. Crimes with bail restriction; posting of bail.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:2-6. Liability for conduct of another; complicity.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:5-3. Incapacity, irresponsibility or immunity of party to conspiracy.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:5-4. Grading of criminal attempt and conspiracy, mitigation in cases of lesser danger.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:11-3. Murder.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:15-2. Carjacking defined.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:17-3. Criminal Mischief.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:20-10. Unlawful Taking of Means of Conveyance.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-25. Money laundering, illegal investment, crime.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-27.1. Criteria for imposition of anti-money laundering profiteering penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-27.2. Calculation of anti-money laundering profiteering penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:29-8. Corrupting or influencing a jury.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-10. Causing Fear of Unlawful Bodily Violence, Crime of Third Degree; Act of Graffiti, Additional Penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-11. Defacement of Private Property, Crime of Fourth Degree; Act of Graffiti, Additional Penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-14.1. Vandalizing Railroad Crossing Devices, Property; grading of offenses; graffiti.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-24. "Act of graffiti" defined.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-28. Solicitation, Recruitment to Join Criminal Street Gang; Crime, Degrees, Sentencing.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-29. Crime of gang criminality; "criminal street gang" defined; grading of offense.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:35A-3. Criteria for Imposition of Anti-Drug Profiteering Penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:38-2. Crime of terrorism; definitions. [September 11th, 2001 Anti-Terrorism Act]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-1. Definitions. [Racketeering]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-1.1. Declaration of policy and legislative findings. [Racketeering]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-2. Prohibited activities.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-3. Criminal penalties.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-4. Civil remedies.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-3. Fines and restitutions.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-7.2. Mandatory services of 85 percent of sentence for certain offenses.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-13.1. Eligibility and Application.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-5.3. Submission of Reports Relative to Certain Offenses; Information.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-160. Findings, declarations. [Safe and Secure Communities Act]

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

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:35A-1 to 2C:35A-8. Anti-Drug Profiteering Act.

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:41-1 to 2C:41-6.2. Racketeering.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-25. Money laundering, illegal investment, crime.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-27.1. Criteria for imposition of anti-money laundering profiteering penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-27.2. Calculation of anti-money laundering profiteering penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:21-28. Civil action for treble damages; allocation.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-1. Definitions. [Racketeering]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-1.1. Declaration of policy and legislative findings. [Racketeering]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-2. Prohibited activities.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-3. Criminal penalties.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-4. Civil remedies.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-3. Fines and restitutions.

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

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-10. Causing Fear of Unlawful Bodily Violence, Crime of Third Degree; Act of Graffiti, Additional Penalty.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:33-28. Solicitation, Recruitment to Join Criminal Street Gang; Crime, Degrees, Sentencing.

Schools and Education (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 18A:35-4.26. Instruction in gang violence prevention; required for elementary school.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 34:15F-13. Development, administration of program.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-4.7. Gang Education Seminars for School Administrators.

N.J. Stat. § 18A:17-43.2. New Jersey School Safety Specialist Academy, Certification programs.

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

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-4.7. Gang Education Seminars for School Administrators.

N.J. Stat. § 18A:17-43.2. New Jersey School Safety Specialist Academy, Certification programs.

Weapons (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:41-1 to 2C:41-6.2. Racketeering.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:38-2. Crime of terrorism; definitions. [September 11th, 2001 Anti-Terrorism Act]

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-3. Criminal penalties.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-4. Civil remedies.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 52:17B-5.3. Submission of Reports Relative to Certain Offenses; Information.

Witnesses and Victims (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:35A-1 to 2C:35A-8. Anti-Drug Profiteering Act.

N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 2C:41-1 to 2C:41-6.2. Racketeering.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:2-6. Liability for conduct of another; complicity.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:5-3. Incapacity, irresponsibility or immunity of party to conspiracy.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:17-3. Criminal Mischief.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:41-4. Civil remedies.

N.J. Rev. Stat. § 2C:43-3. Fines and restitutions.


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