S. 2195 (108th): Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004


Mar 11, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 22, 2004

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 22, 2004.


Pub.L. 108-358


Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: Oct 8, 2004
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify the definition of anabolic steroids and to provide for research and education activities relating to steroids and steroid precursors.

Summary (CRS)

Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to redefine anabolic steroid to mean any drug or hormonal substance, chemically and pharmacologically related to testosterone (other ... Read more >


Mar 11, 2004

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 30, 2004
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 6, 2004
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 8, 2004
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 22, 2004
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2195”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (6R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3866 (Related)
Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 3, 2004

S. 1780 (Related)
Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2003

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 23, 2003

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