H.R. 783: Prevent Iran from Acquiring Nuclear Weapons and Stop War Through Diplomacy Act

Feb 15, 2013
Referred to Committee
0% chance of being enacted
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Barbara Lee
Representative for California's 13th congressional district
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H.R. 4173 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 08, 2012


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Introduced Feb 15, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 15, 2013
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2% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

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Full Title

To enhance diplomacy with Iran to peacefully prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, and for other purposes.


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18 cosponsors (18D) (show)

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The Middle East and North Africa

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Prevent Iran from Acquiring Nuclear Weapons and Stop War Through Diplomacy Act - Directs the President to appoint a high-level U.S. representative or special envoy for Iran who shall: (1) seek to ease tensions and normalize relations between the United States and Iran through bilateral and multilateral negotiations, (2) lead U.S. diplomatic efforts with regard to Iran, and (3) act as liaison with U.S. and international intelligence agencies,
Directs the Secretary of State to: (1) rescind the no contact policy with Iran, and (2) establish an office in the Department of State to support the work of the representative or special envoy.

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