S. 3431 (112th): Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2012

Introduced:
Jul 25, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Sheldon Whitehouse
Senator from Rhode Island
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 25, 2012
Length
12 pages
Related Bills
S. 2012 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 11, 2014

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 25, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 25, 2012
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to more effectively regulate anabolic steroids.

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7/25/2012--Introduced.
Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2012 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to:
(1) expand the list of substances defined as "anabolic steroids";
(2) authorize the Attorney General to issue a temporary order adding a drug or other substance to the list of anabolic steroids;
(3) impose enhanced criminal and civil penalties for possessing or trafficking in any anabolic steroid, or product containing an anabolic steroid, unless it bears a label clearly identifying the anabolic steroid by the nomenclature used by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; and
(4) authorize the Attorney General to collect data and analyze products to determine whether they contain anabolic steroids and are properly labeled.
Specifies that a substance shall not be considered to be a drug or hormonal substance that is considered to be an anaboloic steroid if it is:
(1) an herb or other botanical;
(2) a concentrate, metabolite, or extract of, or a constituent isolated directly from, an herb or other botanical;
(3) a combination of two or more such substances (i.e., botanical or concentrate, metabolite, or extract); or
(4) a dietary ingredient for purposes of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Requires any person claiming the benefit of an exemption or exception from being considered a drug or hormonal substance shall bear the burden providing the appropriate evidence.
Directs: (1) the United States Sentencing Commission to review and amend federal sentencing guidelines with respect to offenses involving anabolic steroids, and (2) the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to report every two years on what anabolic steroids have been scheduled on a temporary basis under this Act.

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