To direct the President of the United States to appoint a high-level United States representative or special envoy for Iran for the purpose of ensuring that the United States pursues all diplomatic avenues to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, to avoid a war with Iran, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 8, 2012
Length: 10 pages
Mar 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 8, 2012
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 15, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 783 (113th).
H.R. 4173 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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