The collection can be sorted by the popular name of the law, by the date of its enactment, or by descriptive category of naming convention. The categories are our attempt to bring some degree of order to the chaos.
Database of Federal Statute Names
Database of Federal Statute Popular Names
|Title||Type||Popular Name||Short Title||Named For?||Classification||PL||Statute At Large||Date(s) Enacted||Interesting Part Statutized?||Leads to other named Legislation||Link/Source||Notes|
|Securities Exchange Act of 1934||Description||Securities Exchange Act of 1934||"Securities Exchange Act of 1934"||15 USC 78a||Ch. 404, 48 Stat 881|
|Van Nuys Anti-Trust Act||Sponsor||Van Nuys Anti-Trust Act||NO short title||Sen. Frederick Van Nuys, (D-IN)||15 USC 16 (note)||ch 589, 56 Stat 781||N||not statutized|
|Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act||Honor||Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act||"Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act"||Rep. George Thomas (Mickey) Leland (TX), was Chairman of the Select Committee on Hunger. Killed in an aircraft crash in Ehtiopia while en route to a UN refugee camp.||7 uSC 1691 (note)||101-624, title XVII||104 Stat 3783||Y||short title at 1701|
|Laci and Conner's Law (aka the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004)||Victim||Laci and Conner's Law (aka the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004)||"Laci and Conner's Law" or "Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004"||Laci Peterson was 8 months pregnant when she was killed in late 2002. Conner was the name she and her husband had given to the son they expected to be born in February, 2003.||18 USC 1841 (note)||108-212||118 Stat 568||Y||
H.Rpt.108-420, Part I, Feb. 11, 2004.
|short title (both names)|
|Logan Act (Foreign Relations)||Sponsor||Logan Act (Foreign Relations)||NO short title||Dr. George Logan, a prominent Republican and Quaker from Pennsylvania||ch. 1, 1 Stat 613||X||nothing in statute|
|No entry||Description||No entry||"Department of Labor Appropriation Act, 1938"||Ch. 359, 50 Stat 261|
|Ball Act||Sponsor||Ball Act||NO short title||Sen. Lewis Heisler Ball, (R-DE)||ch 80, title II, 41 Stat 298||X||(Rents in the District of Columbia)|
|Knutson-Vandenberg Act||Sponsor||Knutson-Vandenberg Act||NO short title||Rep. Harold Knutson (R-MN) and Sen. Arthur Vandenberg (R-MI)||16 USC 576 (note)||ch. 416, 46 Stat 527||Y||statutized by reference to Knutson-Vandenberg funds in 115 Stat 452|
|Esch Act (Hours of Service on Railroads) (see Hours of Service Act (Railroads))||Sponsor||Esch Act (Hours of Service on Railroads) (see Hours of Service Act (Railroads))||NO short title||Rep. John Jacob Esch, (R-WI)||45 USC 61||ch 2939, 34 Stat 1415||N||name not statutized|
|Randolph-Sheppard Act Amendments of 1974||Sponsor||Randolph-Sheppard Act Amendments of 1974||"Randolph-Sheppard Act Amendments of 1974"||Rep. Jennings Randolph (D-WV) and Sen. Morris Sheppard (D-TX)||20 USC 107 (note)||93-516, title II||88 Stat 1622||Y||short title and title II; named as "Randolph-Sheppard Act" in findings|