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Rep. John Shimkus

Republican from Illinois – 19th 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
Phone 202-225-5271
Fax 202-225-5880
Office 2452 Rayburn House Office Building
Official homepage

Financial Contributions by Industry

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Industry Election Cycle Amount
Computers/Internet 2010 $20,750
2008 $14,000
TV/Movies/Music 2010 $50,250
2008 $42,650

Timeline: Rep. Shimkus and SOPA

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

Jan 18, 2012 States opposition to SOPA in current form
"Thanks for all the tweets on #SOPA. I do not support the bill in its current form. We can respect copyrights w/o restricting speech."

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