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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.