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

Prevention

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Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska
Nevada
New Jersey
North Carolina
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

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

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2314.01. Anti-racketeering revolving fund; use of fund; reports; audit

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2314.03. County anti-racketeering revolving fund; use of fund; reports

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-3829. Criminal street gang and sex offender monitoring; qualified vendor; definition

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 41-191.07. Street gang enforcement revolving fund; use; exemption from lapsing

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 41-617.01. Arizona drug and gang prevention resource center; report

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

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

Arkansas view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us.

Ark. Code § 6-15-1005. Safe, equitable, and accountable public schools

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

Cal. Ed. Code § 234.5 (LexisNexis). ["Additional information on Internet Web site; Posting of list of statewide resources"]

Cal. Ed. Code § 32261 (LexisNexis). [Interagency School Safety Demonstration Act of 1985: "Legislative findings, declaration, intent; Definitions"]

Cal. Ed. Code § 32265 (LexisNexis). ["Sponsorship of regional conferences; Topics"]

Cal. Ed. Code § 32270 (LexisNexis). ["Establishment of statewide school safety cadre; Purpose; Appointment of professionals to cadre; Training of representatives"]

Cal. Ed. Code § 51264 (LexisNexis). ["Guidelines for incorporating in-service training in gang violence and drug and alcohol abuse prevention; Assistance in developing in-service training programs and qualifying for funding; Encouragement to develop single plan; Consultation with California Emergency Management Agency"]

Cal. Ed. Code § 51265 (LexisNexis). ["Priority to be given to gang violence and drug and alcohol abuse prevention in–service training programs"]

Cal. Ed. Code § 51266 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). ["Model gang violence suppression and substance abuse prevention curriculum"]

Cal. Ed. Code § 51266.5 (LexisNexis). ["Use of curriculum in rural school settings"]

Cal. Evid. Code § 1231 (LexisNexis). ["Court order to attend antigang violence parenting classes; Costs"]

Cal. Gov. Code § 30061 (LexisNexis). ["Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Account established in each county; Allocation and appropriation of moneys; Requirements for funded programs, strategies, and system enhancements; Reporting"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 186.20 (LexisNexis). [Title of Chapter: California Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act]

Cal. Pen. Code § 186.21 (LexisNexis). [Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act: "Legislative findings and declarations"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 186.25 (LexisNexis). ["Enforcement of local laws"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 186.30 (LexisNexis). ["Duty to register with police chief or sheriff"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 422.91 (LexisNexis). ["Duties of Department of Corrections and California Youth Authority regarding hate crime prevention"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 5087 (LexisNexis). ["Advisory committee"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 6024 (LexisNexis). ["Establishment of Board of State and Community Corrections; Abolishment of Corrections Standards Authority"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 6027 (LexisNexis). ["Functions and duties of Board; Report to Governor and Legislature"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13825.1 (LexisNexis). [Title of Chapter: California Gang, Crime, and Violence Prevention Partnership Program]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13825.2 (LexisNexis). ["Administration; Communities covered; Facilities eligible to receive services"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13825.3 (LexisNexis). ["Disbursement of funds; Evaluation of program; Report"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13825.4 (LexisNexis). ["Use of funds"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13825.5 (LexisNexis). ["Eligibility for funding"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13825.6 (LexisNexis). ["Program administration expenses; Technical assistance"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). [California Council on Criminal Justice/Gang Violence Suppression: "Legislative findings and declarations"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.1 (LexisNexis {Operative date contingent}). ["Gang Violence Suppression Program; Use of funds"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.4 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). ["Enhanced law enforcement efforts"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.5 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). ["Implementation of activities by county probation departments"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.6 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). ["Implementation of activities by community-based organizations"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.7 (LexisNexis). ["Federal funding; When chapter becomes operative"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.11 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). [California Council on Criminal Justice/Gang Violence Suppression: "Legislative findings and declarations; 'ASAP' pilot program"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.15 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). [California Council on Criminal Justice/Gang Violence Suppression: "Legislative findings and declarations"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.62 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). ["Urban Corps Program"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.65 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). ["Gang violence prevention curriculum; Prevention and intervention services"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13827 (LexisNexis). ["Abolishment of Office of Gang and Youth Violence Policy; Transfer of duties and obligations to Board of State and Community Corrections; References"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13844 (LexisNexis). ["Activities for which funds may be used; Utilization of volunteers and senior citizens; Local commitment"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 727.7 (LexisNexis). ["Court order to attend antigang violence parenting classes; Costs"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 746 (LexisNexis). ["Selection of minors to participate in program; Factors"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 747 (LexisNexis). ["Adoption of minimum standards for implementation, operation, and evaluation"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 830.1 (LexisNexis). ["Disclosure and exchange of nonprivileged information by members of multidisciplinary team; 'Criminal street gang'"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 990 (LexisNexis). Definitions [Juvenile and Gang Violence Prevention, Detention, and Public Protection Act of 1998 ]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 991 (LexisNexis). ["Monies available for allocation"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 1820.3 (LexisNexis). ["Eligibility to receive partnership funds"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 1915 (LexisNexis). ["Medical devices to remove tattoos"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 18221 (LexisNexis). ["Use of funds to service children who are habitual truants, runaways, at risk of being wards of court, or under juvenile court supervision or supervision of the probation department"]

Colorado view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://leg.colorado.gov/agencies/office-legislative-legal-services/colorado-revised-statutes.

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 11-33-126 (LexisNexis). ["Compliance with federal requirements - due diligence"]

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 22-25-104.5 (LexisNexis). ["Law-related education program - creation"]

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-33.5-412 (LexisNexis). ["Functions of bureau - legislative review - interagency cooperation with reporting functions - processing time for criminal history record checks - computer crime - synthetic cannabinoids enforcement"]

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-33.5-415.3 (LexisNexis). [Colorado Bureau of Investigation: "Information on gangs - legislative declaration"]

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 30-15-401 (LexisNexis). Definitions [General regulations] - definitions

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. § 10-16b. Prescribed courses of study

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

Del. Code tit. 14, § 4161. [Definitions: Regulatory Provisions for Nonacademic Training and Related Resources]

Del. Code tit. 14, § 4162. Child safety awareness, prevention, and other nonacademic trainings

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 § 2–1531.01. Establishment of a Gang and Crew Intervention Joint Working Group

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

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. § 874.01. Short title [Criminal Gang Prevention Act]

Fla. Stat. § 874.03. Definitions [Criminal Gang Enforcement and Prevention]

Fla. Stat. § 874.06. Civil cause of action

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

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

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"]

Hawaii view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/.

Haw. Rev. Stat. § 46-1.5. General powers and limitation of the counties

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

Idaho Code Ann. § 18-8502. Definitions [Idaho Criminal Gang Enforcement Act]

Idaho Code Ann. § 18-8506. Adoption of Local Regulations

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

105 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/10-21.4a. Principals and assistant principals—Duties

105 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/27-23.10. Gang resistance education and training

105 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/34-8.1. Principals

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

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 2605/2605-35. Division of Operations (formerly Criminal Investigation)

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 2605/2605-580. Pilot program; Cyber Gang Units

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 3930/7. Powers and duties

225 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 10/4.2. ["License prohibited"]

30 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 105/8p. State Police Street Gang-Related Crime Fund

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. § 405/6-12. Juvenile justice councils

720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/33-4. Peace officer or correctional officer; gang-related activity prohibited

720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/33G-1. Short title [Illinois Street Gang and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Law ("RICO")] [Section scheduled to be repealed on June 11, 2022]

720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/33G–3. [efinitions [Illinois Street Gang and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Law] [Section scheduled to be repealed on June 11, 2022]

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/1. Short title [Illinois Street gang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act]

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/5. Legislative Findings [Illinois Street Gang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act]

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/10. [Definitions: Illinois Street gang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act]

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/15. Creation of civil cause of action

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/20. Commencement of action

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/25. Venue

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/30. Service of process

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/35. Injunctive relief, damages, costs, and fees

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/40. Contraband

740 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 147/45. Abatement as public nuisance

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 § 20-19-3-12. Identification, development, and availability of model education materials on criminal organization activity

Ind. Code § 20-26-18-4. Establishment of education programs

Ind. Code § 20-26-18-5. Establishment of criminal organization intervention program

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

Kan. Stat. Ann. § 75-52,112. Community correction grants; goals; county priority; proposal requirements; implementation timelines; evaluation, continued funding; secretary's report

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

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

Maine view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://legislature.maine.gov/statutes/.

Md. Code, Ed. Law § 7-424.2. Gangs and gang activity

Maryland view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmStatutes.aspx.

Md. Code, Ed. Law § 7-303. Arrest for Reportable Offense

Md. Code, Ed. Law § 7-424.2. Gangs and gang activity

Michigan view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.legislature.mi.gov/mileg.aspx?page=MCLBasicSearch.

Mich. Comp. Laws § 432.212 Wagering tax; rate; creation of state casino gaming fund; administration; allocations; certification of casino licensee; imposition of tax; effect of law allowing operation of video lottery at horse racetracks; wagering on simulcast horse races; payments; effect of city ordinance; existing appropriations or expenditures; definition

Mich. Comp. Laws § 432.212.Apportionment of revenue for payment of prizes; percentage

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

Minn. Stat. § 126C.44. Safe Schools Levy

Minn. Stat. § 145.958. Youth Violence Prevention

Minn. Stat. § 299A.296. Community Crime Prevention Programs; Grants

Minn. Stat. § 299A.642. Violent Crime Coordinating Council

Mississippi view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.sos.ms.gov/Education-Publications/Pages/Mississippi-Code.aspx.

Miss. Code Ann. § 37-3-82. Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools Grant Program established; purpose; use of funds

Miss. Code Ann. § 97-44-3. Definitions. [Mississippi Street Gang Act]

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

Missouri § 161.650. Department to Identify and Adopt Violence Prevention Program, District to Administer—State Board to Adopt Violence Prevention Program—Duties—Administered How—Funding

Missouri § 589.310. Establishment and Enhancement of Local Crime Prevention Programs—Proactive Partnership Prevention Approach—Amount of Funding—Audit—Rules

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

Nebraska § 81-1450. Office of Violence Prevention; Director; Administration and Supervision; Responsibilities; Advisory Council; Meetings; Duties

Nevada view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.leg.state.nv.us/law1.cfm.

Nevada § 388.532. Development of Programs

Nevada § 392.4635. Policy for Prohibition of Activities of Criminal Gangs on School Property

New Jersey view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://lis.njleg.state.nj.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&vid=Publish:10.1048/Enu.

New Jersey § 18A:35-4.26. Gang Violence Prevention Instruction

New Jersey § 52:17B-162. Purpose; Assistance for Community Law Enforcement Projects

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

North Carolina § 20-196.5. Report on gang prevention recommendations

North Carolina § 143B-851. Powers and Duties

North Carolina § 143B-1101. Governor's Crime Commission—Powers and Duties

Oklahoma view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/index.asp?ftdb=STOKST&level=1.

10A Oklahoma § 2-7-701. Short Title—Purpose—Intent

10A Oklahoma § 2-7-702. Definitions

10A Oklahoma § 2-7-703. Office of Juvenile Affairs—Delinquency Prevention, Early Intervention Programs—Eligibility Criteria

10A Oklahoma § 2-7-704. Eligibility for Contracts—Contract Criteria—Duties of Recipients

10A Oklahoma § 2-7-705. Responsibility for Implementation and Evaluation of Act—Contracts With Eligible Entities—Outcome-Based Performance Reports

Oregon view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/bills_laws/Pages/ORS.aspx.

Oregon § 21. Youth Development Council [Effective Until March 15, 2016]

Oregon § 336.109. Policy to Reduce Gang Involvement, Violent Activities, and Drug Abuse

Oregon § 417.847. Youth Development Council; purpose; members; duties and authority; rules

Pennsylvania view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/LI/Public/cons_index.cfm.

71 Pennsylvania § 1190.21. Definitions

Rhode Island view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/.

Rhode Island § 40-5.3-2. Youth Pregnancy and At-Risk Prevention Services Program—Findings—Legislative Intent—Goals

Rhode Island § 40-5.3-3. Youth Pregnancy and At-Risk Prevention Services Program—Establishment

Rhode Island § 42-26-18. Gang Violence Prevention Advisory Committee

Rhode Island § 42-26-19. After-School Alternative Program—Legislative Intent

Rhode Island § 42-26-19.1. After-School Alternative Program—Purpose—Duration

South Carolina view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/statmast.php.

South Carolina § 16-8-340. Community Anti-Gang Matching Grants Program

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

Tennessee § 49-1-214. Advisory Guidelines for Safe Learning Environments

Tennessee § 49-6-1027. Gang Awareness Education; Elementary and Middle School

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

Texas Gov’t Code § 772.007. Texas Anti-Gang Grant Program

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

Utah § § 24-4-117. State Asset Forfeiture Grant Program

Utah § 53A-15-603. Gang Prevention and Intervention Policies

Utah § 53A-17a-166. Enhancement for At-Risk Students Program

Vermont view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/search.

§ 4253. Use of a firearm while selling or dispensing a drug

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

Virginia § 16.1-278.8. Delinquent Juveniles

Virginia § 22.1-199.5. After School Programs for At-Risk Students

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

Washington § 13.40.310. Transitional Treatment Program for Gang and Drug-Involved Juvenile Offenders

Washington § 43.310.007. Intent—Prevention and Intervention Pilot Programs

Washington § 43.310.010. Definitions

Washington § 43.310.020. Gang Risk Prevention and Intervention Pilot Programs—Request for Proposals

Washington § 43.310.030. Gang Risk Prevention and Intervention Pilot Programs—Scope

Wisconsin view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/prefaces/toc.

Wisconsin § 165.987. Youth Diversion Programs; Grant Program


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