H.R. 3783 (112th): Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act of 2012


Jan 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 28, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 28, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-220


Jeff Duncan

Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2012
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for a comprehensive strategy to counter Iran's growing hostile presence and activity in the Western Hemisphere, and for other purposes.

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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3783” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Jan 18, 2012
Reported by Committee
Mar 7, 2012
Passed House
Sep 19, 2012
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Dec 12, 2012
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Dec 18, 2012
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 28, 2012


87 cosponsors (79R, 8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree to the Senate Amendment
Dec 18, 2012 6:57 p.m.
Passed 386/6

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