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

South Carolina

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Subjects for this state:
Accomplice Liability
Bail, Pretrial, Conditional Release, or Conditional Dismissal
Carjacking
Civil and Administrative Actions
Correctional Facilities
Data Reporting and Sharing
Findings and Declarations
Forfeiture
Funding
Gang Databases
Gang-Related Definitions
Graffiti
Juveniles
Penalties (including Sentencing Enhancement), Fines, and Damages
Prevention
Prosecution
Recruitment, Threats, Intimidation
Schools and Education
Weapons
Witnesses and Victims

Accomplice Liability (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-40. Accessory.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-50. Indictment and conviction of accessories.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-55. Classification of accessory crimes.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-3-920. Conspiracy to kidnap.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-5-10. Conspiracy against civil rights.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-17-410. Conspiracy.

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

S.C. Code Ann. § 17-15-30. Matters to be Considered in Determining Conditions of Release; Contempt.

S.C. Code Ann. § 22-5-510. Bail; bond hearing; conditions of release; information to be provided to court; contempt.

Carjacking (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-60. Violent crimes defined.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-3-1075. Felony of Carjacking; Penalty.

S.C. Code Ann. § 17-25-45. Life sentence for person convicted for certain crimes.

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

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-210. Citation of article. [Criminal Gang Prevention Act]

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-240. Use of or Threat of Physical Violence by Criminal Gang Member; Penalty.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-250. Preventing Witness or Victim From Testifying; Penalty; Coerced Person's Right to Bring Civil Action.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-260. Seizure of Firearms, Ammunition, Electronic Records, Money, Etc.; Forfeiture Actions.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-270. Civil Cause of Action in Favor of State of South Carolina or Political Entity; Actions for Injunction; Venue; Service of Process.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-280. Identity of Informant Exempt from Disclosure.

Correctional Facilities (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-290. Notification of Police or Sheriff of Release of Criminal Gang Member From Prison.

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

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-290. Notification of Police or Sheriff of Release of Criminal Gang Member From Prison.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-320. Access to and Maintenance of Records of Criminal Gang Activity.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-330. Development and Management of Statewide Criminal Gang Database.

Findings and Declarations (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 14-7-1610. Legislative Findings and Intent; Applicability. [State Grand Jury Act]

Forfeiture (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-260. Seizure of Firearms, Ammunition, Electronic Records, Money, Etc.; Forfeiture Actions.

Funding (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-340. Community Anti-Gang Matching Grants Program.

Gang Databases (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-320. Access to and Maintenance of Records of Criminal Gang Activity.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-330. Development and Management of Statewide Criminal Gang Database.

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

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-230. Definitions. [Criminal Gang Prevention Act]

Graffiti (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-100. Crimes classified as misdemeanors.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-11-770. Illegal Graffiti Vandalism; Penalty; Removal or Restitution.

Juveniles (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-240. Use of or Threat of Physical Violence by Criminal Gang Member; Penalty.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-250. Preventing Witness or Victim From Testifying; Penalty; Coerced Person's Right to Bring Civil Action.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-340. Community Anti-Gang Matching Grants Program.

S.C. Code Ann. § 59-40-111. Charter school, Alternative Education Campus.

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

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-40. Accessory.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-50. Indictment and conviction of accessories.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-55. Classification of accessory crimes.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-3-920. Conspiracy to kidnap.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-3-1075. Felony of Carjacking; Penalty.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-5-10. Conspiracy against civil rights.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-240. Use of or Threat of Physical Violence by Criminal Gang Member; Penalty.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-250. Preventing Witness or Victim From Testifying; Penalty; Coerced Person's Right to Bring Civil Action.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-11-770. Illegal Graffiti Vandalism; Penalty; Removal or Restitution.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-17-410. Conspiracy.

S.C. Code Ann. § 17-25-45. Life sentence for person convicted for certain crimes.

Prevention (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 14-7-1610. Legislative Findings and Intent; Applicability. [State Grand Jury Act]

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-210. Citation of article. [Criminal Gang Prevention Act]

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-230. Definitions. [Criminal Gang Prevention Act]

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-340. Community Anti-Gang Matching Grants Program.

Prosecution (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 14-7-1610. Legislative Findings and Intent; Applicability. [State Grand Jury Act]

S.C. Code Ann. § 14-7-1630. Jurisdiction of Juries; Petitions to Impanel Juries; Powers and Duties of Impaneling and Presiding Judges; Effective Date and Notice Requirements With Respect to Orders of Judge; Appeals.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-40. Accessory.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-50. Indictment and conviction of accessories.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-55. Classification of accessory crimes.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-60. Violent crimes defined.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-90. Crimes classified as felonies.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-100. Crimes classified as misdemeanors.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-3-920. Conspiracy to kidnap.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-3-1075. Felony of Carjacking; Penalty.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-5-10. Conspiracy against civil rights.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-210. Citation of article. [Criminal Gang Prevention Act]

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-230. Definitions. [Criminal Gang Prevention Act]

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-240. Use of or Threat of Physical Violence by Criminal Gang Member; Penalty.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-250. Preventing Witness or Victim From Testifying; Penalty; Coerced Person's Right to Bring Civil Action.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-260. Seizure of Firearms, Ammunition, Electronic Records, Money, Etc.; Forfeiture Actions.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-310. Local Ordinances.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-11-770. Illegal Graffiti Vandalism; Penalty; Removal or Restitution.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-17-410. Conspiracy.

S.C. Code Ann. § 17-15-30. Matters to be Considered in Determining Conditions of Release; Contempt.

S.C. Code Ann. § 17-25-45. Life sentence for person convicted for certain crimes.

S.C. Code Ann. § 22-5-510. Bail; bond hearing; conditions of release; information to be provided to court; contempt.

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

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-90. Crimes classified as felonies.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-100. Crimes classified as misdemeanors.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-240. Use of or Threat of Physical Violence by Criminal Gang Member; Penalty.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-250. Preventing Witness or Victim From Testifying; Penalty; Coerced Person's Right to Bring Civil Action.

Schools and Education (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 59-40-111. Charter school, Alternative Education Campus.

Weapons (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-260. Seizure of Firearms, Ammunition, Electronic Records, Money, Etc.; Forfeiture Actions.

Witnesses and Victims (view all states for this subject)

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-1-90. Crimes classified as felonies.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-240. Use of or Threat of Physical Violence by Criminal Gang Member; Penalty.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-250. Preventing Witness or Victim From Testifying; Penalty; Coerced Person's Right to Bring Civil Action.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-270. Civil Cause of Action in Favor of State of South Carolina or Political Entity; Actions for Injunction; Venue; Service of Process.

S.C. Code Ann. § 16-8-280. Identity of Informant Exempt from Disclosure.


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