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

Racketeering, Money Laundering, Criminal Enterprise, and Criminal Profiteering

Jurisdictions for this subject:
Federal
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin

Federal view all subjects for this jurisdiction To access United States Code, visit https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/uscode. To access Code of Federal Regulations, visit https://gov.ecfr.io/cgi-bin/ECFR.

18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 to 1968, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO").

18 U.S.C. § 1951. Interference with commerce by threats or violence.

18 U.S.C. § 1956. Laundering of monetary instruments.

18 U.S.C. § 1957. Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity.

18 U.S.C. § 1959. Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering Act ("VICAR").

18 U.S.C. § 1961. Definitions. [Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO")]

18 U.S.C. § 1962. Prohibited activities.

18 U.S.C. § 1963. Criminal penalties.

18 U.S.C. § 1964. Civil remedies.

18 U.S.C. § 1968. Civil investigative demand.

18 U.S.C. § 3553. Imposition of a sentence.

21 U.S.C. § 853. Criminal forfeitures.

21 U.S.C.S § 848. Continuing criminal enterprise.

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

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2301. Definitions. [Organized Crime, Fraud and Terrorism]

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2313. Judicial powers over racketeering criminal cases.

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2314. Racketeering; civil remedies by this state; definitions.

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2314.02. Racketeering lien; content; filing; notice; effect.

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2314.04. Racketeering; unlawful activity; civil remedies by private cause of action; definitions.

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2315. Racketeering; investigation of records; confidentiality; court enforcement; immunity; classification.

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2317. Money laundering; classification; definitions.

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

Ark. Code § 12-17-101. Definitions. [State Drug Crime Enforcement and Prosecution Grant Fund]

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

Cal. Pen. Code § 186 Citation. [California Control of Profits of Organized Crime Act]

Cal. Pen. Code § 186.2 (LexisNexis). ["Definitions:" Criminal Profiteering]

Cal. Pen. Code § 186.3 (LexisNexis). ["Property subject to forfeiture']

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

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-5-309 (LexisNexis). ["Money laundering - illegal investments - penalty - definitions"]

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-17-103. (LexisNexis). ["Definitions:" Colorado Organized Crime Control Act]

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. § 53-393. Short Title: Corrupt Organizations and Racketeering Activity Act.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53-394. ["Definitions:" Corrupt Organizations and Racketeering Activity]

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53-396. Charging of incidents of racketeering activity. Sentencing on separately charged offense.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53-397. Penalty. Forfeiture of property. Disposition of seized property. Appointment of receiver.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53-398. Court orders.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-275. Money laundering. Definitions.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-276. Money laundering in the first degree: Class B felony.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-277. Money laundering in the second degree: Class C felony.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-278. Money laundering in the third degree: Class D felony.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-279. Money laundering in the fourth degree: Class A misdemeanor.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-280. Money laundering. Alternative fine.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-282. Money laundering. Presumptions.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 54-36h. Forfeiture of moneys and property related to illegal sale or exchange of controlled substances or money laundering.

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

Del. Code tit. 11, § 476. Racketeering activities; excluded defenses.

Del. Code tit. 11, § 477. Organized crime; renunciation.

Del. Code tit. 11, § 951. Money laundering; class D felony.

Del. Code tit. 11, § 1212. Profiteering; class A misdemeanor.

Del. Code tit. 11, § 1501. Statement of purpose. [Organized Crime and Racketeering]

Del. Code tit. 11, § 1502. Definitions. [Organized Crime and Racketeering]

Del. Code tit. 11, § 1507. Racketeering lien notice; lis pendens; construction of section.

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

Fla. Stat. §§ 895.01-895.06. Short title. [Florida RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization) Act.]

Fla. Stat. § 895.02. Definitions. [Offenses Concerning Racketeering and Illegal Debts]

Fla. Stat. § 896.101. Florida Money Laundering Act; definitions; penalties; injunctions; seizure warrants; immunity.

Fla. Stat. § 896.108. Rewards for private entities combating international money laundering.

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

Ga. Code Ann. §§ 16-14-1 to 16-14-12. Georgia RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act.

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

Haw. Rev. Stat. § 708A-3. Money laundering; criminal penalty.

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

Idaho Code § 18-8201. Money laundering and illegal investment — Penalty — Restitution.

Idaho Code Ann. § 18-7801. Short title. [Racketeering Act]

Idaho Code Ann. § 18-7802. Purpose. [Racketeering Act]

Idaho Code Ann. § 18-7803. Definitions. [Racketeering Act]

Idaho Code Ann. § 18-7804. Prohibited activities — Penalties.

Idaho Code Ann. § 18-7805. Racketeering — Civil Remedies.

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

5 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 810/5. Applicability. [Seizure and Forfeiture Reporting Act]

720 Ill. Comp. Stat. §§ 5/29B-1 to 5/29B-27. Money laundering.

720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/33G-6. Remedial proceedings, procedures, and forfeiture. [Illinois Street Gang and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Law]

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 § 35-31.5-2-227. Pattern of racketeering activity.

Ind. Code § 35-31.5-2-265. Racketeering activity.

Ind. Code § 35-45-6-1. Definitions. [Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations]

Ind. Code § 35-45-15-5. Money Laundering. Defenses.

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

Iowa Code § 706B.1. Definitions. [Money Laundering]

Iowa Code § 706B.2. Money laundering penalty — civil remedies.

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. § 21-6328. Same [Kansas racketeer influenced and corrupt organization act]; definitions.

Kan. Stat. Ann. § 21-6329. Same [Kansas racketeer influenced and corrupt organization act]; unlawful activities; penalty.

Kan. Stat. Ann. § 21-6330. Same [Kansas racketeer influenced and corrupt organization act]; appropriate orders and judgments by district courts; civil forfeiture.

Kan. Stat. Ann. § 21-6331. Same [Kansas racketeer influenced and corrupt organization act]; certain attorneys authorized to administer oaths and issue subpoenas; contempt of court.

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

Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 506.120. Engaging in organized crime.

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

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

Massachusetts view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://malegislature.gov/Laws/Search.

Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 267A, § 2. Money laundering; penalties.

Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 267A, § 4. Forfeiture of monetary instruments or other property obtained in violation of Sec. 2.

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 § 750.159f — 750.159x. Criminal enterprises chapter.

Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.159f. Definitions generally. [Criminal enterprises]

Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.159g. “Racketeering” defined.

Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.159i. Prohibited conduct. [Criminal enterprises]

Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.159j. Violation as felony; penalties; imposition of costs; order to criminally forfeit property; additional authority of court; conditions for entering order of criminal forfeiture; attorney fees; determination of extent of property; property not reachable; retention of property by law enforcement agency; disposition of money seized; seizure; other criminal or civil remedies not precluded.

Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.159q. Burden of proof; evidence; return or disposal of property; notice; estoppel from denial of allegations in civil trial; admissibility of testimony.

Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.411k. Proceeds of criminal offense; receipt; acquisition; financial transaction.

Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.411l. Fourth-degree money laundering.

Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.411m. Third-degree money laundering.

Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.411n. Second-degree money laundering.

Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.411o. First-degree money laundering.

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

Minn. Stat. §§ 609.901 to 609.912. Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.

Minn. Stat. § 609.901. Construction of Racketeering Provisions. [Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO)]

Minn. Stat. § 609.902. Definitions. [Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act]

Minn. Stat. § 609.903. Racketeering.

Minn. Stat. § 609.905. Criminal forfeiture.

Minn. Stat. § 609.909. Additional relief available.

Minn. Stat. § 609.911. Civil remedies.

Minn. Stat. § 609.912. Notice to other prosecuting authorities.

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

Mo. Rev. Stat. § 574.105. Money laundering — penalty.

Montana view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/index.html.

Mont. Code Ann. § 45-6-341. Money laundering.

Mont. Code Ann. § 45-9-125. Continuing criminal enterprise -- penalty.

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

Neb. Rev. Stat. § 28-1354. Terms, defined. [Public Protection Act]

Neb. Rev. Stat. § 28-1355. Pattern of racketeering activity or collection of an unlawful debt; prohibited acts.

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

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 207.350 to 207.520. [Racketeering chapter]

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 207.360. “Crime related to racketeering” defined.

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 207.370 "Criminal syndicate" defined.

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 207.380. "Enterprise" defined.

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 207.390. “Racketeering activity” defined.

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 207.400. Unlawful acts; penalties.

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 207.415. Account for Prosecution of Racketeering created; use and distribution of money by Attorney General; reimbursement of Account.

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 207.490. Criminal and civil forfeiture: Seizure of property before forfeiture and final disposition; order of forfeiture; intercession by Attorney General; interlocutory actions by court.

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.

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.

New Mexico view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://nmonesource.com/nmos/en/nav.do.

N.M. Stat. §§ 30-42-1 to 30-42-6. Short title. [Racketeering Act]

N.M. Stat. § 30-42-3. Definitions.

N.M. Stat. § 30-42-4. Prohibited activities; penalties.

N.M. Stat. § 30-42-6. Racketeering; civil remedies.

New York view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/lawssrch.cgi?NVLWO:.

N.Y. CLS Pen. §§ 460.00 to 460.80. Enterprise corruption.

N.Y. CLS Pen. §§ 470.00 to 470.25. Money laundering.

N.Y. CLS Pen. § 105.10. Conspiracy in the fourth degree.

N.Y. CLS Pen. § 460.10. Definitions. [Enterprise corruption]

N.Y. CLS Pen. § 460.20. Enterprise corruption.

N.Y. CLS Pen. § 460.22.Aggravated enterprise corruption.

N.Y. CLS Pen. § 460.30. Enterprise corruption; forfeiture.

N.Y. CLS Pen. § 460.50.Enterprise corruption; prosecution.

N.Y. CLS Pen. § 460.70. Provisional remedies. [Enterprise corruption]

N.Y. CLS Pen. § 470.00. Definitions. [Money laundering]

N.Y. CLS Pen. § 470.25. Money laundering; fines.

North Carolina view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.ncleg.gov/Laws/GeneralStatutes.

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

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.

N.D. Cent. Code §§ 12.1-06.1-01 to 12.1-06.1-08. Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations.

N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-06.1-01. Definitions. [Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt Organizations]

N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-06.1-03. Illegal control of an enterprise - Illegally conducting an enterprise.

N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-06.1-04. Judicial powers over racketeering criminal cases.

N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-06.1-05. Racketeering - Civil remedies.

N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-06.1-06. Racketeering lien - Content - Filing - Notice - Effect.

N.D. Cent. Code § 29-21-14. Testimony of accomplice - Corroboration required.

Ohio view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/.

Ohio Rev. Code §§ 2923.31 to 2923.36. Corrupt activity.

Ohio Rev. Code § 2923.31. Corrupt activity definitions.

Ohio Rev. Code § 2923.32. Engaging in pattern of corrupt activity.

Ohio Rev. Code § 2923.36. Corrupt activity lien notice.

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

Or. Rev. Stat. §§ 166.715 to 166.735. Oregon Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act.

Or. Rev. Stat. § 166.715. Definitions. [Oregon Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act]

Or. Rev. Stat. § 166.720. Racketeering activity unlawful; penalties.

Or. Rev. Stat. § 166.725. Remedies for violation of ORS 166.720; time limitation.

Pennsylvania view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit https://www.pacode.com/secure/browse.asp.

18 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 911. Corrupt organizations.

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

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-57-1. Violent crime in aid of racketeering.

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-57-2. Solicitation to commit a violent crime in aid of racketeering.

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

Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 42.0181. Notice of Theft, Fraud, Money Laundering, or Insurance Fraud Provided by Clerk of Court.

Tex. Pen. Code § 34.01. Definitions. ["Money Laundering"]

Tex. Pen. Code § 34.02. Money Laundering.

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

Utah Code § 53-10-202. Criminal identification — Duties of bureau.

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

Va. Code Ann. §§ 18.2-512 to 18.2-517. Virginia Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act.

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-246.3. Money laundering; penalties.

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-246.5. Forfeiture of business license or registration upon conviction of sale or distribution of imitation controlled substance; money laundering.

Va. Code Ann. § 19.2-386.19. Seizure of property used in connection with money laundering.

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

Wash. Rev. Code §§ 9A.82.001 to 9A.82.902. Criminal Profiteering Act.

Wash. Rev. Code § 9A.82.010. Definitions. [Criminal Profiteering Act]

Wash. Rev. Code § 9A.82.080. Use of proceeds of criminal profiteering—Controlling enterprise or realty—Conspiracy or attempt.

Wash. Rev. Code § 9A.82.090. Orders restraining criminal profiteering—When issued.

Wash. Rev. Code § 9A.82.100. Remedies and procedures.

Wash. Rev. Code § 9A.82.120. Criminal profiteering lien—Authority, procedures.

Wash. Rev. Code § 9A.83.020. Money laundering.

Wash. Rev. Code § 9A.83.030. Seizure and forfeiture.

West Virginia view all subjects for this state To access this state’s laws, visit http://www.wvlegislature.gov/wvcode/code.cfm?chap=61.

W. Va. Code §§ 61-13-1 to 61-13-6. Anti-Organized Criminal Enterprise Act.

W. Va. Code § 61-15-1. Definitions.

W. Va. Code § 61-15-2. Laundering through financial transactions.

W. Va. Code § 61-15-3. Forfeiture; disgorgement.

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

Wis. Stat. §§ 946.80 to 946.93. Racketeering Activity and Continuing Criminal Enterprise.

Wis. Stat. § 946.83. Prohibited activities.

Wis. Stat. § 946.85. Continuing criminal enterprise.


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