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Rep. Jim Himes

Democrat from Connecticut – 4th 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
Fax 202-225-9629
Office 119 Cannon House Office Building
Official homepage
Phone 202-225-5541

Financial Contributions by Industry

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Industry Election Cycle Amount
Computers/Internet 2010 $7,864
2008 $17,000
TV/Movies/Music 2010 $42,150
2008 $36,550

Timeline: Rep. Himes and SOPA

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

Jan 18, 2012 Reiterates opposition of SOPA "as currently written"
"I oppose SOPA (the Stop Online Piracy Act) as currently written. We need to do more to ensure that this legislation protects intellectual property but does not threaten the vitality of the Internet, expose companies to new liabilities or infringe upon Americans’ First Amendment rights."
Jan 12, 2012 States opposition to SOPA in its current form
"@johnmccarthy I oppose SOPA in its present form. Important to protect content, but not at expense of internet vibrancy. Hope bill evolves."

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