Gang-Related Legislation by State
(Laws Updated Through June 2019)

North Carolina

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Subjects for this jurisdiction:
Accomplice Liability
Bail, Pretrial, Conditional Release, or Conditional Dismissal
Civil and Administrative Actions
Criminal Intelligence Systems (including Gang Databases)
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)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-5.2. Accessory before fact punishable as principal felon.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7. Accessories after the fact; trial and punishment.

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

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.29. Conditional Discharge for First Offenders Under the Age of 18.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-533. Right to pretrial release in capital and noncapital cases.

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

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.26. Matters Proved in Criminal Trial Court.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.42. Real property used by criminal gangs declared a public nuisance: abatement.

Criminal Intelligence Systems (including Gang Databases) (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.27A. Dissemination of Criminal Intelligence Information.

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

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-1702. Evaluation.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-3001. Other records relating to juveniles.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.25. Reports of Disposition; Criminal Street Gang Activity.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.27A. Dissemination of Criminal Intelligence Information.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.29. Conditional Discharge for First Offenders Under the Age of 18.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.30. Expunction of Records.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-145.1. Expunction of Records for First Offenders Under the Age of 18 at the Time of Conviction of Certain Gang Offenses.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-151.5. Prosecutor access to expunged files.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1340.16. Aggravated and Mitigated Sentences.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1343. Conditions of probation.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 20-196.5. Report on gang prevention recommendations.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 115C-105.55. Establish Task Force for Safer Schools.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 132-1.7. Sensitive public security information.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143B-851. Powers and Duties. [Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143B-1101. Governor's Crime Commission—Powers and Duties.

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

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.9. Discharging a Firearm From Within an Enclosure.

Findings and Declarations (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.43.Criminal gangs declared a public nuisance.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143B-845. Legislative Intent. [Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils]

Forfeiture (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.20. Continuing criminal enterprise.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.23. Contraband, Seizure, and Forfeiture.

Funding (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143B-851. Powers and Duties. [Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils]

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

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-2508.1. Criminal gang activity.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.16A. Criminal gang activity. [Definitions]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1340.16. Aggravated and Mitigated Sentences.

Graffiti (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-127.1. Graffiti vandalism.

Juveniles (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-1702. Evaluation.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-2508. Dispositional limits for each class of offense and delinquency history level.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-3001. Other records relating to juveniles.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.9. Discharging a Firearm From Within an Enclosure.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.18. Soliciting; Encouraging Participation; Minor.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.22. Enhanced Offense for Misdemeanor Criminal Gang Activity.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.28. Applicability to Juveniles Under the Age of 16. [North Carolina Criminal Gang Suppression Act]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.29. Conditional Discharge for First Offenders Under the Age of 18.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.30. Expunction of Records.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-145.1. Expunction of Records for First Offenders Under the Age of 18 at the Time of Conviction of Certain Gang Offenses.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-151.5. Prosecutor access to expunged files.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1340.16. Aggravated and Mitigated Sentences.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1343. Conditions of probation.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 115C-105.55. Establish Task Force for Safer Schools.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143B-845. Legislative Intent. [Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143B-851. Powers and Duties. [Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils]

Nuisance (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.41. Short Title. [North Carolina Street Gang Nuisance Abatement Act]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.42. Real property used by criminal gangs declared a public nuisance: abatement.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.43.Criminal gangs declared a public nuisance.

Participation (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-2508.1. Criminal gang activity.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1340.16E. Enhanced sentence for offenses committed by criminal gang members as a part of criminal gang activity.

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

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-2508. Dispositional limits for each class of offense and delinquency history level.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-5.2. Accessory before fact punishable as principal felon.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7. Accessories after the fact; trial and punishment.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.20. Continuing criminal enterprise.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.9. Discharging a Firearm From Within an Enclosure.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.15. Short Title. [North Carolina Criminal Gang Suppression Act]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.22. Enhanced Offense for Misdemeanor Criminal Gang Activity.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.29. Conditional Discharge for First Offenders Under the Age of 18.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-127.1. Graffiti vandalism.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-151.5. Prosecutor access to expunged files.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1340.16. Aggravated and Mitigated Sentences.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1340.16E. Enhanced sentence for offenses committed by criminal gang members as a part of criminal gang activity.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1343. Conditions of probation.

Prevention (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.15. Short Title. [North Carolina Criminal Gang Suppression Act]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.27. Local Ordinances Not Preempted by State Law.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.28. Applicability to Juveniles Under the Age of 16. [North Carolina Criminal Gang Suppression Act]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.41. Short Title. [North Carolina Street Gang Nuisance Abatement Act]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.42. Real property used by criminal gangs declared a public nuisance: abatement.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 20-196.5. Report on gang prevention recommendations.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 132-1.7. Sensitive public security information.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143B-845. Legislative Intent. [Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143B-851. Powers and Duties. [Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143B-1101. Governor's Crime Commission—Powers and Duties.

Probation and Parole (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.29. Conditional Discharge for First Offenders Under the Age of 18.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1343. Conditions of probation.

Prosecution (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-2508. Dispositional limits for each class of offense and delinquency history level.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-3001. Other records relating to juveniles.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-5.2. Accessory before fact punishable as principal felon.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7. Accessories after the fact; trial and punishment.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.20. Continuing criminal enterprise.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.9. Discharging a Firearm From Within an Enclosure.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.16A. Criminal gang activity. [Definitions]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.17. Soliciting; Encouraging Participation.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.18. Soliciting; Encouraging Participation; Minor.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.19. Intimidation to Deter From Gang Withdrawal.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.20. Punishment or Retaliation for Gang Withdrawal.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.21. Separate Offense.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.22. Enhanced Offense for Misdemeanor Criminal Gang Activity.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.23. Contraband, Seizure, and Forfeiture.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.25. Reports of Disposition; Criminal Street Gang Activity.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.26. Matters Proved in Criminal Trial Court.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.29. Conditional Discharge for First Offenders Under the Age of 18.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.30. Expunction of Records.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-127.1. Graffiti vandalism.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-145.1. Expunction of Records for First Offenders Under the Age of 18 at the Time of Conviction of Certain Gang Offenses.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-151.5. Prosecutor access to expunged files.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-533. Right to pretrial release in capital and noncapital cases.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1340.16. Aggravated and Mitigated Sentences.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1340.16E. Enhanced sentence for offenses committed by criminal gang members as a part of criminal gang activity.

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

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.20. Continuing criminal enterprise.

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

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.15. Short Title. [North Carolina Criminal Gang Suppression Act]

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.17. Soliciting; Encouraging Participation.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.18. Soliciting; Encouraging Participation; Minor.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.19. Intimidation to Deter From Gang Withdrawal.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.20. Punishment or Retaliation for Gang Withdrawal.

Schools and Education (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.27A. Dissemination of Criminal Intelligence Information.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 115C-105.55. Establish Task Force for Safer Schools.

Weapons (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.9. Discharging a Firearm From Within an Enclosure.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.23. Contraband, Seizure, and Forfeiture.

Witnesses and Victims (view all jurisdictions for this subject)

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-5.2. Accessory before fact punishable as principal felon.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1340.16. Aggravated and Mitigated Sentences.

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1343. Conditions of probation.


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