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Rep. Jason Chaffetz

Republican from Utah – 3rd District

Update (1/20/2012): SOPA and PIPA have been indefinitely postponed; see statements by Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Lamar Smith.


Stance on SOPA
Years served in House
% Votes with Party
Official homepage
Phone 202-225-7751
Fax 202-225-5629
Office 1032 Longworth House Office Building

Financial Contributions by Industry

This reported campaign contributions information comes from the OpenSecrets/Center for Responsive Politics API (read more about their campaign-contributions-per-industry API). You can also visit the OpenSecrets profile for Rep. Chaffetz.

Industry Election Cycle Amount
Computers/Internet 2010 $23,407
2008 $5,600
TV/Movies/Music 2010 $12,000
2008 $2,750

Timeline: Rep. Chaffetz and SOPA

A list of statements and legislative actions made by Rep. Chaffetz relating to SOPA. Contact us at sopa[at] if you have additions or corrections.

Dec 16, 2011 Statement during House Judiciary committee markup of SOPA
"At the heart of my concern is that there are some deep-seated cybersecurity concerns that have been expressed by a number of experts, people who are deeply involved in the technology and the development of the Internet."
Dec 15, 2011 Tweet
"We should have A hearing with nerds to testify what #sopa would do to DNSSEC #open That is reasonable and needed"
Dec 7, 2011 Youtube statement for
"The Internet is actually something that's working in the world...The last thing we want to do is get the federal bureaucracy involved."
Dec 2, 2011 Joined discussion and drafting of alternative law (OPEN Act)
The anti-SOPA/PIPA coalition drafts an alternate proposal to give regulatory power to the International Trade Commission.

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