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|
|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|
|Warren Act (Reclamation)||Sponsor||Warren Act (Reclamation)||NO short title||Sen Francis Emroy Warren, (R-WY)||43 USC 523 (note)||ch 141, 36 Stat 925||N||name not statutized; "Warren Act" noted in USC|
|Federal Home Loan Bank Act||Description||Federal Home Loan Bank Act||"Federal Home Loan Bank Act"||12 USC 1421||Ch. 522, 47 Stat 725|
|Clarke-McNary Act (Reforestration)||Sponsor||Clarke-McNary Act (Reforestration)||NO short title||Rep. John Davenport Clarke, (R-NY); Sen. Charles Linza McNary, (R-OR)||ch. 348, 43 Stat 653||X||nothing in statute|
|Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009||Victim||Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009||"Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009"||Ryan White was diagnosed with AIDS at age 13 and became an advocate for people with the disease. He died a few months before the original act passed in 1990.||42 USC 201 (note)||111-87||123 Stat 2885||Y||
Ryan White was diagnosed with AIDS at age 13 and became an advocate for people with the disease. He died a few months before the original act passed in 1990.
|Guayule Rubber Act||Description||Guayule Rubber Act||NO short title||7 USC 171||ch. 140, 56 Stat 126||N||guayule is a thing; name not statutized|
|Tom Osborne Federal Youth Coordination Act||Honor/Sponsor||Tom Osborne Federal Youth Coordination Act||"Tom Osborne Federal Youth Coordination Act"||Rep. Thomas Osborne (NE), retired from the House in 2006.||109-365, title VIII||120 Stat 2594||Y||Osborne had sponsored HR 856 (109th Cong.), which was incorporated into PL 109-365 as Title VIII and Osborne's name added.|
|Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act of||Sponsor||Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act of||NO short title||Sen. Key Pittman (D-NV) and Rep. Absalom Robert (D-VA)||16 USC 669 (note)||ch 899, 50 Stat 917||Y||statutized as "Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act" by S. 101(b) of 114 Stat 1762|
|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|