HOUSE BILL NO. 14
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE UNIFORMED CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT AND ANABOLIC STEROIDS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend §4701(4), Chapter 47, Title 16, Delaware Code, by striking same in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"(4) The term anabolic steroid means any drug or hormonal substance, chemically and pharmacologically related to testosterone (other than estrogens, progestins, and corticosteroids) that promotes muscle growth. Except such terms does not include an anabolic steroid which is expressly intended for administration through implants to cattle or other nonhuman species and which has been approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services for such administration."
Section 2. Amend Chapter 47, §4718(t), Title 16, Delaware Code, by redesignating said subsection as "(k)", striking subsections "(g)", "(h)", "(1)", "(j)", and "(k)" and by adding to §4718 the following:
"(f) Anabolic steroids and combinations:
(2) Chlorotestosterone (4-dihydrotestosterone)
(5) Dihydrotestosterone (4-dihydrotestosterone)
(9) Formebulone (formebulone)
(22) Oxymethol one
(27) Trenbolone, and
(28) 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.
Section 3. Amend §4752, Chapter 47, Title 16, Delaware Code, by adding to the end thereof, the following:
"Any person who distributes, sells, offers to sell, dispenses, administers, or prescribes any anabolic steroid or any counterfeit substance purporting to be an anabolic steroid for the purposes of human body building or enhancement of human athletic performance is guilty of a class E felony. For purposes of this section, it is not a valid medical practice to distribute, sell, offer to sell, dispense, administer or prescribe any anabolic steroid for purposes of human body building or enhancement of human athletic performance.
For purposes of this section, the words "body building" shall mean the increasing of muscle weight. For purposes of this section, the words "athletic enhancement" shall mean the improvement of performance in any form of exercise, sport or game."
Section 4. Amend §4754A, Chapter 47, Title 16, Delaware Code, by deleting subsections "(e)" and "(f)" therefrom.
Approved June 23, 1995