New Gang Registry Bill Discussed

Gangs Must Register With Law Enforcement Or Face Felony Charges, Assemblywoman Says

Assemblywoman Jean Fuller is ready to fight back against gangs.

Friday, she and local law enforcement met in front of the Liberty Bell on Truxtun Avenue to discuss a new bill.

The bill, AB-2562, would make it a felony if a gang member fails to register with law enforcement.

Failure to register is currently a misdemeanor.

The proposed bill is is likely to be submitted in front of a committee next week.

The meeting took place at 10 a.m.