HR 1820

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1820

To fight criminal gangs.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 10, 2011

Mr. PALLONE introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To fight criminal gangs.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--PREVENTION AND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Subtitle A--Prevention

Subtitle B--Recidivism Reduction and Reentry Assistance

Subtitle C--Economic Empowerment

TITLE II--GANG ACTIVITY POLICING PROGRAM

TITLE III--PUNISHMENT AND IMPROVED CRIME DATA

Subtitle A--Gang Crimes

Subtitle B--Firearms Offenses

Subtitle C--Crime Data

TITLE I--PREVENTION AND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Subtitle A--Prevention

SEC. 101. DEMONSTRATION GRANTS TO ENCOURAGE CREATIVE APPROACHES TO GANG ACTIVITY AND AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

SEC. 102. REAUTHORIZATION OF CERTAIN AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

`SEC. 4206. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 103. REAUTHORIZATION OF SAFE AND DRUG-FREE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES ACT.

`SEC. 4131. ANTI-GANG DISCRETIONARY GRANTS.

SEC. 104. PUBLIC AND ASSISTED HOUSING GANG ELIMINATION.

`Subtitle H--Public and Assisted Housing Gang Elimination

`SEC. 5401. SHORT TITLE.

`SEC. 5402. DEFINITIONS.

`SEC. 5403. AUTHORITY TO MAKE GRANTS.

`SEC. 5404. ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES.

`SEC. 5405. APPLICATIONS.

`SEC. 5406. IMPLEMENTATION.

`SEC. 5407. REPORTS.

`SEC. 5408. MONITORING.

`SEC. 5409. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

`Subtitle H--Public and Assisted Housing Gang Elimination

SEC. 105. MUNICIPAL ALLIANCES.

`Subtitle E--Strategic Community Planning Program

`SEC. 30501. GRANT AUTHORITY.

`SEC. 30502. APPLICATIONS.

`SEC. 30503. DEFINITIONS.

`SEC. 30504. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 106. REAUTHORIZATION OF THE GANG RESISTANCE EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROJECTS PROGRAM AND INCREASED FUNDING FOR THE NATIONAL YOUTH GANG SURVEY.

SEC. 107. MENTORING GRANTS TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.

Subtitle B--Recidivism Reduction and Reentry Assistance

SEC. 111. REAUTHORIZATION OF ADULT AND JUVENILE OFFENDER STATE AND LOCAL REENTRY DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS.

SEC. 112. CHILDREN OF INCARCERATED PARENTS AND FAMILIES.

SEC. 113. REMOVAL OF LIMITATION ON AMOUNT OF FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR CORRECTIONS EDUCATION PROGRAMS UNDER THE ADULT EDUCATION AND FAMILY LITERACY ACT.

SEC. 114. GRANTS TO STATES FOR IMPROVED WORKPLACE AND COMMUNITY TRANSITION TRAINING FOR INCARCERATED YOUTH OFFENDERS.

`SEC. 821. GRANTS TO STATES FOR IMPROVED WORKPLACE AND COMMUNITY TRANSITION TRAINING FOR INCARCERATED YOUTH OFFENDERS.

SEC. 115. IMPROVED REENTRY PROCEDURES FOR FEDERAL PRISONERS.

Subtitle C--Economic Empowerment

SEC. 121. EXPANSION AND REAUTHORIZATION OF THE MENTORING INITIATIVE FOR SYSTEM INVOLVED YOUTH.

SEC. 122. REAUTHORIZATION OF LEARN AND SERVE AMERICA.

TITLE II--GANG ACTIVITY POLICING PROGRAM

SEC. 201. AUTHORITY TO MAKE GANG ACTIVITY POLICING GRANTS.

SEC. 202. ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 203. PREFERENTIAL CONSIDERATION OF APPLICATIONS FOR CERTAIN GRANTS.

SEC. 204. DESIGNATION OF HIGH-INTENSITY INTERSTATE GANG ACTIVITY AREAS.

SEC. 205. USE OF COMPONENTS.

SEC. 206. MINIMUM AMOUNT.

SEC. 207. MATCHING FUNDS.

SEC. 208. PROVIDING ADDITIONAL FORENSIC EXAMINERS.

SEC. 209. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 210. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION.

TITLE III--PUNISHMENT AND IMPROVED CRIME DATA

Subtitle A--Gang Crimes

SEC. 301. CRIMINAL STREET GANGS.

`Sec. 521. Criminal street gang prosecutions

SEC. 302. SOLICITATION OR RECRUITMENT OF PERSONS AND VIOLENT CRIMES IN FURTHERANCE OR IN AID OF CRIMINAL STREET GANGS.

`Sec. 522. Recruitment of persons to participate in a criminal street gang

`Sec. 523. Violent crimes in furtherance or in aid of a criminal street gang

SEC. 303. INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN TRAVEL OR TRANSPORTATION IN AID OF RACKETEERING ENTERPRISES AND CRIMINAL STREET GANGS.

SEC. 304. AMENDMENTS RELATING TO VIOLENT CRIME IN AREAS OF EXCLUSIVE FEDERAL JURISDICTION.

SEC. 305. INCREASED PENALTIES FOR USE OF INTERSTATE COMMERCE FACILITIES IN THE COMMISSION OF MURDER-FOR-HIRE AND OTHER FELONY CRIMES OF VIOLENCE.

`1958. USE OF INTERSTATE COMMERCE FACILITIES IN THE COMMISSION OF MURDER-FOR-HIRE AND OTHER FELONY CRIMES OF VIOLENCE.';

SEC. 306. AMENDMENT OF SENTENCING GUIDELINES RELATING TO CERTAIN GANG AND VIOLENT CRIMES.

SEC. 307. STUDY ON EXPANDING FEDERAL AUTHORITY FOR JUVENILE OFFENDERS.

SEC. 308. STUDY ON EXAMINING THE ROLE OF GANGS IN PRISONS.

Subtitle B--Firearms Offenses

SEC. 311. INCREASED PENALTIES FOR USE OF FIREARM IN CRIME OF VIOLENCE OR DRUG TRAFFICKING CRIME.

Subtitle C--Crime Data

SEC. 321. STANDARDIZATION OF CRIME REPORTING AND INVESTIGATION.

SEC. 322. CONSOLIDATING AND STANDARDIZING GANG-RELATED CRIME DATA.

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