H.R.6067 - Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 06/12/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/12/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6067 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/12/2018)
Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2018
This bill prohibits certain conduct to facilitate doping fraud (i.e., the use of a performance-enhancing drug to gain an unfair competitive advantage) at a major international competition.
Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful to knowingly and intentionally:
- participate in doping fraud;
- administer a performance-enhancing drug;
- manufacture, distribute, dispense, or possess a performance-enhancing drug with the intent to commit or attempt to commit doping fraud; or
- retaliate against an individual who discloses evidence of doping fraud.
The bill sets forth civil remedies and criminal penalties—a fine and a prison term of up to five years—with respect to a violation.