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|
|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)|
|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|
|Organic Act of the Virgin Islands of the United States||Description||Organic Act of the Virgin Islands of the United States||"Organic Act of the Virgin Islands of the United States"||Ch. 699, 49 Stat 1807|
|Wunderlich Act||Case||Wunderlich Act||NO short title||Named for U.S. v. Wunderlich (1951); Act was enacted to overturn the decision||ch 199, 68 Stat 81||X||nothing in statute; permitting review of decisions by govt agency heads|
|Corporation of Foreign Bondholders Act, 1933||Description||Corporation of Foreign Bondholders Act, 1933||"Corporation of Foreign Bondholders Act, 1933"||Ch. 38, title II, 48 Stat 74|
|Force Act of 1870||Description||Force Act of 1870||NO short title||ch 114, 16 Stat 140||X||nothing in statute|
|Independent Offices Act, 1928||Description||Independent Offices Act, 1928||"Independent Offices Act, 1928"||Ch. 104, 40 Stat 1069|
|ORBIT Act||Acrostic||ORBIT Act||"Open-market Reorganization for the Betterment of International Telecommunications Act" or "ORBIT Act"||47 USC 701||106-180||114 Stat 48||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|QI Program Supplemental Funding Act of 2008||Description||QI Program Supplemental Funding Act of 2008||"QI Program Supplemental Funding Act of 2008"||42 USC 14305||110-379||122 Stat 4075||N||short title at beginning of statute; QI stands for Qualifying Individual, but is only spelled out in Section 2|
|Towner-Sheppard Act (Maternity Hyiene) (see Maternity Act)||Sponsor||Towner-Sheppard Act (Maternity Hyiene) (see Maternity Act)||NO short title||Sen. Morris Sheppard, (D-TX); Rep. Horace Mann Towner, Ill, (R-IA)||ch 135, 42 Stat 224||X||nothing in statute|