H.R. 301 (113th): To provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia.


Jan 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 18, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


Frank Wolf

Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2013
Length: 9 pages

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Jan 15, 2013

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Sep 18, 2013
Passed House

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72 cosponsors (48R, 24D) (show)
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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 18, 2013 1:53 p.m.
Passed 402/22

Related Bills

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H.R. 440 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 29, 2011

S. 653 (Related)
Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act of 2014

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 8, 2014

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