H.R.4658 - Anabolic Steroids Control Act of 1990101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hughes, William J. [D-NJ-2] (Introduced 04/26/1990)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/05/1990 For Further Action See H.R.5269. (All Actions)|
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HR 4658 IH 101st CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4658 To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide criminal penalties for illicit use of anabolic steroids and for coaches and others who endeavor to persuade or induce athletes to take anabolic steroids, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES April 26, 1990 Mr. HUGHES (for himself, Mr. MCCOLLUM, Mr. MAZZOLI, and Mr. SMITH of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary A BILL To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide criminal penalties for illicit use of anabolic steroids and for coaches and others who endeavor to persuade or induce athletes to take anabolic steroids, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Anabolic Steroids Control Act of 1990'. SEC. 2. ANABOLIC STEROID PENALTIES. (a) COACHES AND OTHERS PERSUADING OR INDUCING USE- Section 404 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 844) is amended by inserting after subsection (a) the following: `(b)(1) Whoever, being a physical trainer or adviser to an individual, endeavors to persuade or induce that individual to possess or use anabolic steroids in violation of subsection (a), shall be fined under title 18, United States Code, or imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both. If such individual has not attained the age of 18 years, the maximum imprisonment shall be 5 years. `(2) As used in this subsection, the term `physical trainer or adviser' means any professional or amateur coach, manager, trainer, instructor, or other such person, who provides any athletic or physical instruction, training, advice, assistance, or other such service to any person.'. (b) ADDITION OF ANABOLIC STEROIDS TO SCHEDULE III- Schedule III of section 202(c) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812(c)) is amended by adding at the end the following: `(e) Anabolic steroids.'. (c) DEFINITION OF ANABOLIC STEROID- Section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802) is amended by adding at the end the following: `(41) The term `anabolic steroid' means any drug or hormonal substance that promotes muscle growth in a manner pharmacologically similar to testosterone, and includes-- `(A) Boldenone. `(B) Chlorotestosterone. `(C) Clostebol. `(D) Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone. `(E) Dihydrotestosterone. `(F) Drostanolone. `(G) Ethylestrenol. `(H) Fluoxymesterone. `(I) Mesterolone. `(J) Methandienone. `(K) Methandranone. `(L) Methandriol. `(M) Methandrostenolone. `(N) Methyltestosterone. `(O) Mibolerone. `(P) Nandrolone. `(Q) Norethandrolone. `(R) Oxandrolone. `(S) Oxymesterone. `(T) Oxymetholone. `(U) Stanolone. `(V) Stanozolol. `(W) Testolactone. `(X) Testosterone. `(Y) Trenbolone; and `(Z) any salt, ester, or isomer of a drug or substance described or listed in this paragraph, if that salt, ester, or isomer promotes muscle growth.'. SEC. 3. PENALTY FOR DISTRIBUTION OF HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE. Subsection (e) of section 303 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 333) is amended-- (1) by striking `anabolic steroid' each place it appears and inserting `human growth hormone'; and (2) by adding at the end the following: `(3) As used in this subsection, the term `human growth hormone' means somatrem, somatropin, or an analogue of either of them.'. SEC. 4. CLERICAL CORRECTION. Section 404 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 844) is amended by inserting `(a)' before `It shall be unlawful' in the first undesignated paragraph.