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

Virginia

To access this state’s laws, visit https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode.
Subjects for this state:
Apparel
Carjacking
Correctional Facilities
Curfew
Drive-By Shooting
Forfeiture
Funding
Gang Databases
Gang-Related Definitions
Graffiti
Juveniles
Nuisance
Participation
Penalties
Prevention
Prosecution
Recruitment, Threats, Intimidation
Schools and Education

Apparel (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 22.1-79.2. Uniforms in Public Schools; Board of Education Guidelines

Carjacking (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 18.2-53.1. Use or Display of Firearm in Committing Felony

Virginia § 18.2-58.1. Carjacking; Penalty

Correctional Facilities (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 53.1-10. Powers and Duties of Director

Virginia § 66-3.2. Additional Duties of the Director

Curfew (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 16.1-278.8. Delinquent

Virginia § 16.1-309.1. Exception as to Confidentiality

Virginia § 19.2-123. Release of Accused on Secured or Unsecured Bond or Promise to Appear; Conditions of Release

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

Virginia § 18.2-286.1. Shooting From Vehicles So as to Endanger Persons; Penalty

Forfeiture (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 18.2-46.3:2. Forfeiture

Funding (view all states for this subject)

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

Gang Databases (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 16.1-300. Confidentiality of Department Records

Virginia § 52-8.6. Criminal Street Gang Reporting

Virginia § 53.1-10. Powers and Duties of Director

Virginia § 66-3.2. Additional Duties of the Director

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

Virginia § 18.2-46.1. Definitions

Virginia § 18.2-55.1. Hazing of Youth Gang Members Unlawful; Criminal Liability

Graffiti (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 15.2-1812.2. Willful and Malicious Damage to or Defacement of Public or Private Facilities; Penalty

Juveniles (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 16.1-260. Intake; Petition; Investigation

Virginia § 16.1-269.2. Admissibility of Statement; Investigation and Report; Bail

Virginia § 16.1-278.8. Delinquent Juveniles

Virginia § 16.1-309.1. Exception as To Confidentiality

Virginia § 66-3.2. Additional Duties of the Director

Nuisance (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 48-7. Houses and Contents Are Nuisances Subject to Abatement

Virginia § 48-8. How Nuisance Enjoined

Virginia § 48-9. When Case to Be Tried; Dismissal; Substitution of Complainant; Costs

Participation (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 18.2-46.2. Prohibited Criminal Street Gang Participation; Penalty

Penalties (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 18.2-46.3:3. Enhanced Punishment for Gang Activity Taking Place in a Gang-Free Zone; Penalties

Prevention (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 16.1-278.8. Delinquent Juveniles

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

Prosecution (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 18.2-46.3:1. Third or Subsequent Conviction of Criminal Street Gang Crimes

Virginia § 19.2-120. Admission to bail

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

Virginia § 18.2-46.3. Recruitment of Persons for Criminal Street Gang; Penalty

Virginia § 18.2-55.1. Hazing of Youth Gang Members Unlawful; Criminal Liability

Schools and Education (view all states for this subject)

Virginia § 16.1-260. Intake; Petition; Investigation

Virginia § 18.2-46.3:3. Enhanced Punishment for Gang Activity Taking Place in a Gang-Free Zone; Penalties

Virginia § 19.2-83.1. Report of Arrest of School Employees and Adult Students for Certain Offenses

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

Virginia § 22.1-279.6. Board of Education Guidelines and Model Policies for Codes of Student Conduct; School Board Regulations


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