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

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Barbara Lee, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 18 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action March 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

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.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.