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.

Summary (CRS)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on December 12, 2012.The summary of that version is repeated here.) Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere ... Read more >


Jan 18, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 7, 2012
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.

Sep 19, 2012
Passed House

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

Dec 12, 2012
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 18, 2012
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 28, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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


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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