Summary: S.259 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/29/2019)

Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019

This bill makes it unlawful to knowingly influence (or attempt or conspire to influence) a major international sports competition by use of a prohibited substance or prohibited method.

A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 10 years, or both—and mandatory restitution. Additionally, property used or intended to be used to commit an offense may be seized and forfeited to the U.S. government.