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

Witnesses/Victims

States for this subject:
Arkansas
California
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Florida
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Maryland
Minnesota
Nevada
New Jersey
North Carolina
Ohio
South Carolina
Tennessee
Washington

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

Ark. Code § 5-74-105. Unauthorized use of another person's property to facilitate certain crimes

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

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

Cal. Evid. Code § 1231.1 (LexisNexis). ["Intent to offer statement"]

Cal. Evid. Code § 1231.2 (LexisNexis). ["Peace officer administering oath"]

Cal. Evid. Code § 1231.4 (LexisNexis). ["Statement to jury"]

Cal. Gov. Code § 13957.9 (LexisNexis {Repealed January 1, 2019}). ["Reimbursement of outpatient violence peer counseling services expenses incurred by victim or derivative victim"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 136.1 (LexisNexis). ["Enhanced law enforcement efforts"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 166 (LexisNexis). ["Contempt of court; Stalking; Punishments"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 190.2 (LexisNexis). ["Penalty on finding special circumstances"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 209.5 (LexisNexis). ["Kidnapping in course of carjacking"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 246.1 (LexisNexis). ["Forfeiture of vehicle involved in violent offenses; Disposition of proceeds"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 640.6 (LexisNexis). ["Penalties for affixing graffiti on real or personal property"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 653f (LexisNexis). ["Soliciting commission of certain crimes; Punishment; Proof"]

Cal. Pen. Code § 13826.2 (LexisNexis {Operation contingent}). ["Enhanced prosecution efforts"]

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

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 676 (LexisNexis). ["Exclusion of public; Confidentiality regarding minor’s name"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 730 (LexisNexis). ["Order for care, custody, and control of minor adjudged ward of court as person violating law or ordinance defining crime; Alternative commitment; Orders when ward placed under supervision of probation officer"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 730.6 (LexisNexis). ["Imposition of restitution fine; Community service; Fee"]

Cal. Wel. &. Inst. Code § 827 (LexisNexis). ["Limited dissemination of records; Misdemeanor violation of confidentiality provisions"]

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. § 54-82t. Protective services for witness at risk of harm

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 § 4–508. Disqualifications and reductions

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

Fla. Stat. § 943.031. Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council

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

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 2605/55a. Powers and duties, generally

20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 2605/2605-420. Assisting victims and witnesses of gang crime

30 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 105/5.833. The Gang Crime Witness Protection Program Fund

720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/12-2. Aggravated assault

725 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 173/1. Short title [Gang Crime Witness Protection Act of 2013]

725 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 173/5. Definition [Gang Crime Witness protection Act of 2013]

725 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 173/10. Program

725 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 173/15. Funding

725 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 173/20. Gang Crime Witness Protection Program Fund

725 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 173/25. Beginning of operation

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 § 5-2-6-3. Duties of institute [Indiana criminal justice institute]

Ind. Code § 5-2-6-21. Gang crime witness protection program

Ind. Code § 5-2-6-22. Gang crime witness protection fund

Ind. Code § 35-45-9-6. Restitution

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

Iowa Code § 80B.11. Rules [Law Enforcement Academy]

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

Md. Code, Crim. Pro. 11-603. Restitution determination

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

Minn. Stat. § 299C.065. Undercover Buy Fund; Witness and Victim Protection

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. § 206.340. Graffiti Reward Account Created; Administrative Assessment to Be Imposed for Certain Violations; Use of Money in Account

Nev. Rev. Stat. § 244.3695. Graffiti Reward and Abatement Fund: Creation; Use; Administrative Assessments; Payment of Rewards

Nev. Rev. Stat. § 268.4085. Graffiti Reward and Abatement Fund: Creation Required; Use of Money; Administrative Assessment; Offer of Reward

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:17-3. Criminal Mischief

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

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

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

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

Ohio Rev. Code § 2152.12. Transfer of Cases

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

South Carolina § 16-8-250. Preventing Witness or Victim From Testifying; Penalty; Coerced Person's Right to Bring Civil Action

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

Tennessee § 29-3-109. Discovery

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

Washington § 7.69.035. Protection of Witnesses Who Testify Against Criminal Gang Members—Intent


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