Outline stroke command?

I'm making an extension panel, and I want to convert some fat roundendcapped lines to paths, but it seems there's no command for this in the SDK.
Object -> Path -> Outline stroke
Is it true?
If so, do you know a workaround for this?
I made an Action that calls Outline stroke from the menu, but then I got stuck again, because I can't find a way to call that action from my panel.
I see Photoshop has an ActionList stuff. I'm looking for something like that in Illustrator.

I think it's also possible to use the AIArtConverter suite to do this.
Something like:
AIErr error=kNoErr;
AIArtHandle MyPathToConvert;
error=sArtConverter->ArtConvertToOutline(&MyPathToConvert, kOutlineAddStrokes);

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