21 U.S. Code § 2001 - Designation of United States Anti-Doping Agency

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(a) Definitions
In this subchapter:
(1) United States Olympic Committee
The term “United States Olympic Committee” means the organization established by the “Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act” (36 U.S.C. 220501 et seq.).
(2) Amateur athletic competition
The term “amateur athletic competition” means a contest, game, meet, match, tournament, regatta, or other event in which amateur athletes compete (36 U.S.C. 220501 (b)(2)).
(3) Amateur athlete
The term “amateur athlete” means an athlete who meets the eligibility standards established by the national governing body or paralympic sports organization for the sport in which the athlete competes (36 U.S.C. 22501 (b)(1)). [1]
(4) Gene doping
The term “gene doping” means the nontherapeutic use of cells, genes, genetic elements, or of the modulation of gene expression, having the capacity to enhance athletic performance.
(b) In general
The United States Anti-Doping Agency shall—
(1) serve as the independent anti-doping organization for the amateur athletic competitions recognized by the United States Olympic Committee;
(2) ensure that athletes participating in amateur athletic activities recognized by the United States Olympic Committee are prevented from using performance-enhancing drugs, or performance-enhancing genetic modifications accomplished through gene-doping;
(3) implement anti-doping education, research, testing, and adjudication programs to prevent United States Amateur Athletes participating in any activity recognized by the United States Olympic Committee from using performance-enhancing drugs, or performance-enhancing genetic modifications accomplished through gene-doping;
(4) serve as the United States representative responsible for coordination with other anti-doping organizations coordinating amateur athletic competitions recognized by the United States Olympic Committee to ensure the integrity of athletic competition, the health of the athletes and the prevention of use of performance-enhancing drugs, or performance-enhancing genetic modifications accomplished through gene-doping by United States amateur athletes; and
(5) permanently include “gene doping” among any list of prohibited substances adopted by the Agency.


[1]  So in original. Probably should be “220501(b)(1)).”

Source

(Pub. L. 109–469, title VII, § 701,Dec. 29, 2006, 120 Stat. 3533.)
References in Text

The Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), is chapter 2205 of Title 36, Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies, and Organizations.
Short Title

Pub. L. 109–469, title X, § 1001,Dec. 29, 2006, 120 Stat. 3537, provided that: “This title [enacting subchapter II of this chapter] may be cited as the ‘National Methamphetamine Information Clearinghouse Act of 2006’.”

 

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